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Administration Guide

System tools & diagnose commands

To locate system and network issues, FortiWeb appliances provide several troubleshooting tools.

Troubleshooting methods and tips may use:

  • The command line interface (CLI & Backend Shell)

    • Diagnostic commands

    • Execute commands

    • Backend Shell commands & tools

  • The Web UI

  • External third-party tools

Some CLI commands provide troubleshooting information not available through the web UI; third-party tools on external hosts can test connections from perspectives that cannot be achieved locally.

To locate system and network issues, FortiWeb appliances provide several troubleshooting tools.

Troubleshooting methods and tips may use:

  • The command line interface (CLI & Backend Shell)

    • Diagnostic commands

    • Execute commands

    • Backend Shell commands & tools

  • The Web UI

  • External third-party tools

Some CLI commands provide troubleshooting information not available through the web UI; third-party tools on external hosts can test connections from perspectives that cannot be achieved locally.