Fortigate Tutorial 3 – Default Protection Profiles
So you just started using your Fortigate and got the hang of it. You found out that it has some default Protection Profiles.
This tutorial will help you explain the Default Profiles that Fortinet sent its powerful firewall.
This profile applies default protection profiles for HTTP, FTP, IMAP, POP3, SMTP traffic
This protection profile is not normally used since it is to “harsh”
This one is good for virus scanning for the following network traffic: HTTP, FTP, IMAP, POP3 and SMTP traffic.
If your FG has a HDD then if this protection profile catches a virus it will automatically quarantine it.
The Web protection profile applies virus scanning and web content blocking to HTTP traffic. This one is the one to use in case you do not define it yourself (as i do 😉 ).
This is pointless. It doesn’t scan or block anything.
Hope this tutorial helped you.