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Confirming startup status

Before verifying normal operation and making configuration changes and so on you should wait until the FortiGate-6000 is completely started up and synchronized. This can take a few minutes.

To confirm that the FortiGate-6000 is synchronized, go to Monitor > Configuration Sync Monitor. If the system is synchronized, all of the FPCs should be visible and their Configuration Status should be In Sync. The Configuration Sync Monitor also indicates if any modules are not synchronized.

You can also view the Sensor Information widget to confirm that the system temperatures are normal and that all power supplies and fans are operating normally.

Note

From the menu bar at the top of the GUI, you can click on the host name and pull down a list of the FPCs in the FortiGate-6000. From the list you can see the status of each FPC, change the host name, or log into the GUI using the special management port number.

From the CLI you can use the diagnose sys confsync status | grep in_sy command to view the synchronization status of the management board and FPCs. If all of the FPCs are synchronized, each output line should include in_sync=1. If a line ends with in_sync=0, that FPC is not synchronized. The following example just shows a few output lines:

diagnose sys confsync status | grep in_sy
FPC6KF3E17900200, Slave, uptime=5385.45, priority=119, slot_id=2:1, idx=2, flag=0x4, in_sync=1
F6KF313E17900031, Slave, uptime=5484.74, priority=2, slot_id=1:0, idx=0, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
F6KF313E17900032, Master, uptime=5488.57, priority=1, slot_id=2:0, idx=1, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FPC6KF3E17900201, Slave, uptime=5388.78, priority=120, slot_id=2:2, idx=2, flag=0x4, in_sync=1
F6KF313E17900031, Slave, uptime=5484.74, priority=2, slot_id=1:0, idx=0, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
...

Confirming startup status

Before verifying normal operation and making configuration changes and so on you should wait until the FortiGate-6000 is completely started up and synchronized. This can take a few minutes.

To confirm that the FortiGate-6000 is synchronized, go to Monitor > Configuration Sync Monitor. If the system is synchronized, all of the FPCs should be visible and their Configuration Status should be In Sync. The Configuration Sync Monitor also indicates if any modules are not synchronized.

You can also view the Sensor Information widget to confirm that the system temperatures are normal and that all power supplies and fans are operating normally.

Note

From the menu bar at the top of the GUI, you can click on the host name and pull down a list of the FPCs in the FortiGate-6000. From the list you can see the status of each FPC, change the host name, or log into the GUI using the special management port number.

From the CLI you can use the diagnose sys confsync status | grep in_sy command to view the synchronization status of the management board and FPCs. If all of the FPCs are synchronized, each output line should include in_sync=1. If a line ends with in_sync=0, that FPC is not synchronized. The following example just shows a few output lines:

diagnose sys confsync status | grep in_sy
FPC6KF3E17900200, Slave, uptime=5385.45, priority=119, slot_id=2:1, idx=2, flag=0x4, in_sync=1
F6KF313E17900031, Slave, uptime=5484.74, priority=2, slot_id=1:0, idx=0, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
F6KF313E17900032, Master, uptime=5488.57, priority=1, slot_id=2:0, idx=1, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FPC6KF3E17900201, Slave, uptime=5388.78, priority=120, slot_id=2:2, idx=2, flag=0x4, in_sync=1
F6KF313E17900031, Slave, uptime=5484.74, priority=2, slot_id=1:0, idx=0, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
...