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2019/06/24 23:02:39 (permalink)
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Third party Gbic & Fortigate

Hi all
I want to add gbic on my 100D (6.0.5), do I have to buy fortinet one or I can use some from other vendor like HPE, Easyoptics... ?
Thanks

2 FGT 100D  + FTK200
3 FGT 60E 
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some FAP 210B/221C/223C/321C/421E
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    emnoc
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    Re: Third party Gbic & Fortigate 2019/06/24 23:34:05 (permalink)
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    It all depends but most cisco  SFP/SFP+ will work. Fortinet is very acceptable for  using 3rd vpns
     

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    Re: Third party Gbic & Fortigate 2019/06/25 07:08:07 (permalink)
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    ok thanks, I will try with HPE J4859C

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    Re: Third party Gbic & Fortigate 2019/06/27 09:56:06 (permalink)
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    I'd be interested to hear if it works. I couldn't even get a FortiGate one working on a FortiSwitch.
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    Re: Third party Gbic & Fortigate 2019/06/27 23:59:10 (permalink)
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    First test with my spare 100D and 2 x J4859C link together (2 meters optical patch): port 15 & 16 are seen as Fiber port so it seams ok.
    next week, I will try on SM fiber (1 km)

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    3 FGT 60E 
    FAZ VM 
    some FAP 210B/221C/223C/321C/421E
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    Re: Third party Gbic & Fortigate 2019/07/26 00:30:37 (permalink)
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    It's working fine for HA :
    2 FGT100D with a J4859C in each, directly connect over 1.2km singlemode fiber.
    I set a higher priority for that link so there's no impact on my network traffic
     

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    Re: Third party Gbic & Fortigate 2019/08/19 06:46:22 (permalink)
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    We upgraded a couple switches to 6.2.0 and it appears we are having problems now with our 3rd party GBICs
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