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FortiGate Next Generation Firewall utilizes purpose-built security processors and threat intelligence security services from FortiGuard labs to deliver top-rated protection and high performance, including encrypted traffic.
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Description
When troubleshooting web filter issues, it may be seen that the FortiGate is unable to categorize URLs.

Verifying ping connection to FortiGuard service is successful:
service.fortiguard.net
update.fortiguard.net

However, executing the following command returns an error message:
FGT# diagnose debug rating
Locale       : english

The service is not enabled.

FGT#

Solution
Verify the FortiGuard configuration status:
FGT# show system fortiguard
.
.
set webfilter-force-off : enable

If "webfilter-force-off" is enabled, set it to disable:
set webfilter-force-off disable

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