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FortiGate-7000E Handbook

Change log

Date Change description

May 19, 2022

Additional changes to FortiGate-7000 FGSP.

May 5, 2022

Corrections to the FGSP limitations described in FortiGate-7000 FGSP.

April 28, 2022

FortiOS 6.0.14 document release.

December 9, 2021

Misc. changes throughout the document.

August 27, 2021

FortiOS 6.0.13 document release.

June 22, 2021

Added information about support for load balancing sessions without syn packets to FortiOS features not supported by FortiGate-7000 v6.0.12.

June 3, 2020

FortiOS 6.0.12 document release.

March 5, 2021

Added a note about requiring the Security Fabric to be enabled for normal operation to Confirming startup status.

New section, FPM-7630E processing module.

December 7, 2020

New section: More ARP queries than expected for one device - potential issue on large WiFi networks.

September 9, 2020 FortiOS 6.0.10 document release.

August 20, 2020

Changes to FortiOS Carrier GTP load balancing.

New sections:

April 21, 2020

New and changed sections:

April 6, 2020

FortiOS 6.0.9 document release.

January 22, 2020

Usage-based ECMP load balancing is not supported. See FortiOS features not supported by FortiGate-7000 v6.0.8.

December 19, 2019

FortiOS 6.0.8 document release.

November 28, 2019

More information about new configuration synchronization checking features. See What's new for FortiGate-7000 6.0.6, Confirming that the FortiGate-7000 is synchronized, Viewing more details about FortiGate-7000 synchronization, Confirming that the FortiGate-7000 HA cluster is synchronized , and Viewing more details about HA cluster synchronization. A caution about configuration different chassis numbers in an HA configuration added to Basic FortiGate-7000 HA configuration.

November 7, 2019

New sections: ICAP support and SSL mirroring support.

October 31, 2019

Added information about resolving HA cluster chassis ID conflicts to Introduction to FortiGate-7000 FGCP HA.

October 29, 2019

Added more information and corrections to Special management port numbers, Installing FPM firmware from the BIOS after a reboot, and Maximum number of LAGs and interfaces per LAG. As well, misc changes throughout.

October 7, 2019

Corrections and improvements to FortiGate-7000 FGSP, Example FortiGate-7000 FGSP configuration, and Standalone configuration synchronization.

September 10, 2019

FortiOS 6.0.6 document release.

July 10, 2019

New section: Adding flow rules to support DHCP relay. Formerly missing commands added to FortiGate-7000 execute CLI commands. Additional changes and fixes throughout the document.

June 20, 2019

New section: Default Security Fabric configuration.

April 30, 2019

Fixes and updates throughout the document.

April 29, 2019

Minor updates.

April 26, 2019

Fixes and updates throughout the document.

April 26, 2019 FortiOS 6.0.4 document release.

Change log

Date Change description

May 19, 2022

Additional changes to FortiGate-7000 FGSP.

May 5, 2022

Corrections to the FGSP limitations described in FortiGate-7000 FGSP.

April 28, 2022

FortiOS 6.0.14 document release.

December 9, 2021

Misc. changes throughout the document.

August 27, 2021

FortiOS 6.0.13 document release.

June 22, 2021

Added information about support for load balancing sessions without syn packets to FortiOS features not supported by FortiGate-7000 v6.0.12.

June 3, 2020

FortiOS 6.0.12 document release.

March 5, 2021

Added a note about requiring the Security Fabric to be enabled for normal operation to Confirming startup status.

New section, FPM-7630E processing module.

December 7, 2020

New section: More ARP queries than expected for one device - potential issue on large WiFi networks.

September 9, 2020 FortiOS 6.0.10 document release.

August 20, 2020

Changes to FortiOS Carrier GTP load balancing.

New sections:

April 21, 2020

New and changed sections:

April 6, 2020

FortiOS 6.0.9 document release.

January 22, 2020

Usage-based ECMP load balancing is not supported. See FortiOS features not supported by FortiGate-7000 v6.0.8.

December 19, 2019

FortiOS 6.0.8 document release.

November 28, 2019

More information about new configuration synchronization checking features. See What's new for FortiGate-7000 6.0.6, Confirming that the FortiGate-7000 is synchronized, Viewing more details about FortiGate-7000 synchronization, Confirming that the FortiGate-7000 HA cluster is synchronized , and Viewing more details about HA cluster synchronization. A caution about configuration different chassis numbers in an HA configuration added to Basic FortiGate-7000 HA configuration.

November 7, 2019

New sections: ICAP support and SSL mirroring support.

October 31, 2019

Added information about resolving HA cluster chassis ID conflicts to Introduction to FortiGate-7000 FGCP HA.

October 29, 2019

Added more information and corrections to Special management port numbers, Installing FPM firmware from the BIOS after a reboot, and Maximum number of LAGs and interfaces per LAG. As well, misc changes throughout.

October 7, 2019

Corrections and improvements to FortiGate-7000 FGSP, Example FortiGate-7000 FGSP configuration, and Standalone configuration synchronization.

September 10, 2019

FortiOS 6.0.6 document release.

July 10, 2019

New section: Adding flow rules to support DHCP relay. Formerly missing commands added to FortiGate-7000 execute CLI commands. Additional changes and fixes throughout the document.

June 20, 2019

New section: Default Security Fabric configuration.

April 30, 2019

Fixes and updates throughout the document.

April 29, 2019

Minor updates.

April 26, 2019

Fixes and updates throughout the document.

April 26, 2019 FortiOS 6.0.4 document release.