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On the Fortigate

On the LAN Interface ( Gateway Address ) Enable SNMP

Enable SNMP with your chosen Community Name
Add the Host IP of the local N-able Agent/Server Polling the Device

In Nable

Import Following Service Templates for Fortigate


ServiceTemplateExport (1)

Add a new Device via IP Address ( Category Router ) 
Add a Professional License so that you can query the Device using SNMP

Add Service templates to device



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Find the Oid list for the device

Get information about the Oid

Login to Nable and add Custom Service

Add -> Service -> SNMP

Add Oid


Add Metric for Oid

Use the information you gathered from to help you define what value you will be given e.g. String , Booleon or Number



Modify threshold for Normal/Warning and Faily

Perform maths between Oids using Calculation to Use


Apply Custom service to device , make sure device is using professional license for SNMP and SNMP is open on the device with correct version 

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Unable to establish CIM session with ESX server: The remote server returned an error: (501) Not Implemented.

Looking in 

cat /var/log/messages

We see Cipher Errors , SHA-1 was decomissioned in window with a windows update

Ciphers Support :

4.1 is Out of Support as of Last year :

Need to update Vmware

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Adding an HTTPS monitor for a new SSL site in N-able brought back everything online apart from Server Certificate Signature

The guide N-Able provided didn’t give much info to this alert

The validity of the SSL certificate (indicated as either valid or invalid).

The certificate did come with a Root Authority ticket from GoDaddy gd-g2_iis_intermediates, installing this on the N-Able management server resolved the error

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