Tricks: Unable to access Sonicwall Management Portal? ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH

Most modern web browser no longer support RC4 encrytion as it is officially declared unsecured by IETF memo RFC7465 published on February 2015. Thus if RC4-Only encryption is enabled in SonicOS, it would block access to the Firewall Management Portal and will display "err_ssl_version_or_cipher_mismatch" error on the browser. Google Chrome and Firefox were among the first ones … Continue reading Tricks: Unable to access Sonicwall Management Portal? ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH

Cisco Switch Selector / Model Finder Tool

Few days ago, I shared a link for HPE Switch Selector / Model Finder tool, to help finding an appropriate HPE switch model based on your requirement. My client preferred a Cisco, so I have to find an appropriate Cisco model for them and found a similar tool to that of HPE. https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/assets/prod/switches/cisco-switch-selector-how-to/index.html#/ Check it … Continue reading Cisco Switch Selector / Model Finder Tool

HPE Switch Selector / Model Finder Tool

While looking around for a switch model for one of my clients, I found an interesting page to find an appropriate HPE switch model based on your requirement of Routing/Switching, Port Type, Uplink SPeed, Features (POE, etc) http://h17007.www1.hpe.com/us/en/networking/products/switches/switch-selector.aspx#.WWNRFOn-uM8 Check it out! There is a similar tool too available for Cisco.

Tools: Flow Trace in Fortigate

The flow trace feature in the FortiGate units allows you to trace to flow of a packet through the firewall you are consoled to. It allows you to see if the packet is being denied for some reason or being allowed by a particular policy. You can also see what NAT rule and routing is … Continue reading Tools: Flow Trace in Fortigate