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How to Configure Broadcast Forwarding in Fortinet Firewall

Re-broadcasting, also known as broadcast forwarding, allows the firewall to transmit broadcast traffic between different network segments. In this post, we’ll guide you through the process of enabling re-broadcast on a Fortinet firewall. Also a quick example of Checkpoint Clish to achieve the same result. Scenario Diagram and Requirement Solution Step 1 Enable broadcast forwarding

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How to Revert Mikrotik RB951 from Openwrt to RouterOS

If you’ve experimented with alternative firmware like OpenWrt on your MikroTik RB951 and are now looking to revert to the original RouterOS, you can use netinstall application from Mikrotik First Attempt Follow the instrcutions below but the “Netinstall” application never detected the RB951 device https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Netinstall Secondary Attempt Put Wireshark on the ethernet port and did

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How to configure Zscaler GRE tunnel on Juniper SRX with SLA

Introduction Configuring a Zscaler GRE (Generic Routing Encapsulation) tunnel on Juniper SRX, along with SLA/failover capabilities, involves several steps. The process may vary slightly based on the specific Juniper SRX model and Junos OS version you are using. Below is a general configuration that you can follow. Make sure to adapt the instructions to your

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How to Migrate Firewall Configuration across Vendors

Migrating firewall configurations can be a complex task, but with the right tools, it becomes a much more manageable process. The Firewall Migration Tool from GitHub is a versatile solution that can bring efficiency and reliability to migrate firewall configurations such as addresses, groups, policies, and customized services etc. Big thanks to Vahid Tavajjohi!!! https://fwmig.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

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Cisco Switch Upgrade Procedures for 9500, 9300, 9200, and 3xxx Series

In this blog post, we will delve into the quick switch upgrade procedures for some of Cisco’s prominent switch series: the Catalyst 9500, 9300/9200, and 3xxx series Preparation Assume the below preparations a. Backup Configuration: Prior to any upgrade, make a complete backup of your switch configuration. This precautionary step ensures that you can restore

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How to Upgrade Old Palo Alto Firewall to New Model

Migrating from an old Palo Alto firewall to a new one involves a few more considerations, especially if the models or PAN-OS versions differ. Here’s a comprehensive approach: 1. Preliminary Steps: 2. Backup and Export Configuration: 3. Prepare the New Firewall: 4. Import Configuration to the New Firewall: 5. Post-Import Checks: 6. Additional Recommendations: Lastly,

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How to Disable ZTP in Palo Alto and Setup the Basic Configuration

Disabling Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) and setting up a basic configuration on a Palo Alto Networks firewall requires administrative access to the device, either through the command-line interface (CLI) or the web-based interface (WebUI). Disable ZTP using GUI 1.Connect to the firewall’s management IP address using a web browser.2.Login using the default credentials (username: admin,

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How to Fix Starlink Static Route issue in FortiGate Firewall

This post is about fixing Starlink static route issue in FortiGate Firewall Issue The issue comes when configuring Starlink in FortiGate Firewall; no matter how we configure the administrative distance and priority for the StarLink state route, one default configuration overrides the manual static route. Environment StarLink as secondary internet link, it should only kicks

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