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Description
This article describes how to retrieve the latest console output after an instance transition state (start, stop, reboot, and terminate). This is useful when the Fortigate-VM experienced an unexpected reboot and you need to get the output of the console to investigate what triggers the reboot.
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Solution
Here is a step by step guide: 

1. Open the Amazon EC2 console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/.

2. In the left navigation pane, choose Instances, and select the instance.
 
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3. Choose Actions > Instance Settings > Get System Log.
 
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This will open another window where you can highlight all the log output and paste it to a notepad.

4. Choose Actions > Instance Settings > Get Instance Screenshot.
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This will open another window where it showed the screenshot of your instance. This is useful  to have a visibility of the status of the instance when it is not accessible 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Internal Notes

External documents link from AWS regarding the instance console

https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/instance-console.html

Author: Ramon Mesa



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