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FortiGate-7000 Handbook

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Confirming startup status

Before verifying normal operation and making configuration changes and so on you should wait until the FortiGate-7000 is completely started up and synchronized. This can take a few minutes.

To confirm that the FortiGate-7000 is synchronized, view the Security Fabric dashboard widget. If the system is synchronized, the FIMs and FPMs should be visible and FortiGate telemetry status should be Connected. The widget also indicates if any modules are not synchronized. You can also view the Sensor Information widget to confirm that system temperatures are normal and that all power supplies and fans are operating normally.

Example FortiGate-7040E Security Fabric widget showing normal operation

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

diagnose sys confsync status | grep in_sy
FIM10E3E16000062, Slave, uptime=53740.68, priority=2, slot_id=2:2, idx=3, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FIM04E3E16000010, Slave, uptime=53790.94, priority=3, slot_id=1:1, idx=0, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FIM04E3E16000014, Master, uptime=53781.29, priority=1, slot_id=2:1, idx=1, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FIM10E3E16000040, Slave, uptime=53707.36, priority=4, slot_id=1:2, idx=2, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FPM20E3E16900234, Slave, uptime=53790.98, priority=16, slot_id=2:3, idx=4, flag=0x64, in_sync=1
FPM20E3E16900269, Slave, uptime=53783.67, priority=17, slot_id=2:4, idx=5, flag=0x64, in_sync=1
FPM20E3E17900113, Slave, uptime=53783.78, priority=116, slot_id=1:3, idx=6, flag=0x64, in_sync=1
FPM20E3E17900217, Slave, uptime=53784.11, priority=117, slot_id=1:4, idx=7, flag=0x64, in_sync=1
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Confirming startup status

Before verifying normal operation and making configuration changes and so on you should wait until the FortiGate-7000 is completely started up and synchronized. This can take a few minutes.

To confirm that the FortiGate-7000 is synchronized, view the Security Fabric dashboard widget. If the system is synchronized, the FIMs and FPMs should be visible and FortiGate telemetry status should be Connected. The widget also indicates if any modules are not synchronized. You can also view the Sensor Information widget to confirm that system temperatures are normal and that all power supplies and fans are operating normally.

Example FortiGate-7040E Security Fabric widget showing normal operation

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

diagnose sys confsync status | grep in_sy
FIM10E3E16000062, Slave, uptime=53740.68, priority=2, slot_id=2:2, idx=3, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FIM04E3E16000010, Slave, uptime=53790.94, priority=3, slot_id=1:1, idx=0, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FIM04E3E16000014, Master, uptime=53781.29, priority=1, slot_id=2:1, idx=1, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FIM10E3E16000040, Slave, uptime=53707.36, priority=4, slot_id=1:2, idx=2, flag=0x10, in_sync=1
FPM20E3E16900234, Slave, uptime=53790.98, priority=16, slot_id=2:3, idx=4, flag=0x64, in_sync=1
FPM20E3E16900269, Slave, uptime=53783.67, priority=17, slot_id=2:4, idx=5, flag=0x64, in_sync=1
FPM20E3E17900113, Slave, uptime=53783.78, priority=116, slot_id=1:3, idx=6, flag=0x64, in_sync=1
FPM20E3E17900217, Slave, uptime=53784.11, priority=117, slot_id=1:4, idx=7, flag=0x64, in_sync=1
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