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Overview

The fgfm protocol implements a secure communication protocol with the following functions:

  1. FortiGate reachability status (from FortiManager)
  2. FortiManager reachability status (from FortiGate)
  3. Configuration installation and retrieval
  4. Script push
  5. JSON monitoring via RTM

Exceptions

The following communications between FortiGate and FortiManager units are handled outside of the fgfm protocol and are managed by the FortiGuard protocol:

  1. FortiGuard package downloads (AV, IPS, Virus Scan, etc.)
  2. FortiGuard query (WF, AS)
  3. Firmware Downloads

Overview

The fgfm protocol implements a secure communication protocol with the following functions:

  1. FortiGate reachability status (from FortiManager)
  2. FortiManager reachability status (from FortiGate)
  3. Configuration installation and retrieval
  4. Script push
  5. JSON monitoring via RTM

Exceptions

The following communications between FortiGate and FortiManager units are handled outside of the fgfm protocol and are managed by the FortiGuard protocol:

  1. FortiGuard package downloads (AV, IPS, Virus Scan, etc.)
  2. FortiGuard query (WF, AS)
  3. Firmware Downloads