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cckwokho
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Customize the user authentication message

Dear all, My company has a Fortigate-800 and would like to use the authentication feature on the firewall policies. Everything is fine except for the authentication message. The default message is " Authentication required: Please enter your username and password to continue." We would like to customize it to give more information. Does anyone know how to do it? Thanks a lot. K.H. Cheung
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UkWizard
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It cannot be done, and why would you want to use auth on this firewall anyway, its not really corporate-level functionality, more useful for small companies with only a few staff. Would recommend a proxy instead, that would provide the auth control.
UK Based Technical Consultant FCSE v2.5 FCSE v2.8 FCNSP v3 Specialising in Systems, Apps, SAN Storage and Networks, with over 25 Yrs IT experience.
UK Based Technical Consultant FCSE v2.5 FCSE v2.8 FCNSP v3 Specialising in Systems, Apps, SAN Storage and Networks, with over 25 Yrs IT experience.
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UKWizard- Sorry to post this question on this reply. But, I couldn' t seem to send you a private message. How did you go about getting a FCSE certification? I don' t see it as an option on Fortinet' s training and cert. page. Do you have to be a certified partner or reseller to get that?
UkWizard
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FCSE was the old name for the latest certification. So you dont need it, as you have the later one anyway. I refuse to do the latest one on principal (as it was a scam by fortinet at the time, to force you to get the latest by a certain date, before then changing it immediately afterwards to get you to do it all over again. ) Unless you wanna swop
UK Based Technical Consultant FCSE v2.5 FCSE v2.8 FCNSP v3 Specialising in Systems, Apps, SAN Storage and Networks, with over 25 Yrs IT experience.
UK Based Technical Consultant FCSE v2.5 FCSE v2.8 FCNSP v3 Specialising in Systems, Apps, SAN Storage and Networks, with over 25 Yrs IT experience.
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I wish we could swap. I kind of like the sounds of Engineer better than " Professional" I guess we can call ourselves whatever we like really. Thanks for clarifying! Fortinet Certified, certifyable, security professional engineer, guru extrordinaire. Well, maybe that' s overstating a bit. ;)
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