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This looks like an attempt to come in from Germany via the VPN? Am I reading this right?


Message meets Alert condition date=2020-06-24 time=15:05:27 devname=FGT90D3Z14005423 devid=FGT90D3Z14005423 logid=0000000013 type=traffic subtype=forward level=notice vd=root srcip= srcport=49469 srcintf="ssl.root" dstip= dstport=443 dstintf="wan1" sessionid=44223017 status=deny policyid=0 dstcountry="Germany" srccountry="Reserved" trandisp=noop service=HTTPS proto=6 duration=0 sentbyte=0 rcvdbyte=0

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No, this looks like a user trying to reach a German website through your VPN (evidently you are not using split-tunnel).  Notice the destination is Germany.  The source is on your SSL VPN (ssl.root) tunnel.

By the way, the destination IP belongs to Apple. And, based on the ping latency from my current position, it seems to be reasonable to be in Europe.


Source: IP Address: Name:  APPLE-WWNET Handle:  NET-17-0-0-0-1 Registration Date:  4/16/90 Range: Org:  Apple Inc. Org Handle:  APPLEC-1-Z Address:  20400 Stevens Creek Blvd., City Center Bldg 3 City:  Cupertino State/Province:  CA Postal Code:  95014 Country:  United States

The interesting part IMHO is the source address. It's from a private range which looks like coming from a mobile device to me.

You cannot really avoid having your VPN gateway accessed by unsolicited sources. You can create a 'local-in' policy with geo-location source addresses to whitelist or blacklist countries, and you should have user quarantine in place for too many failed login attempts.

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