Hot!ssh in evaluation version

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2020/08/08 11:32:17 (permalink)

ssh in evaluation version

I am using an evaulation vm of Fortigate 6.4.1
I wanted to run CLI commands on the Firewall through another machine.
I tried connecting using SSH but couldn't.
Is the evalutaion version not supporting SSH?
I know you cannot access the evaluation Firewall using HTTPS, but is SSH disabled too?

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    Re: ssh in evaluation version 2020/08/09 00:04:28 (permalink)
    - Evaluation version DOES enable SSH admin access without any tricks
    - What has changed, my personal observation, is that you have to block access to the Internet for the default 15 days evaluation FGT VM, or it will check with Fortiguard absence of the license and stops working "Invalid license". Up to 6.0 FGT VM would access the FOrtiGuard, would not find the license, and would automatically fall back to 15 days license. With 6.2 I see it does not happen - FGT VM goes to Internet to verify license and does NOT fall back to 15 days. But if you disconnect VM before running FGVM, it does enable 15 days license and works as expected.
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