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General Information Thursday, December 29, 2005 4:54 PM (permalink)
This topic will provide information on how to perform important troubleshooter steps and essential information required when an issue is encountered.

This topic will be updated as needed, however only moderators will be able to update this topic.

Note: When an issue is encountered, it is best to first search through the GFI knowledge base:
http://kbase.gfi.com

Before posting your query, do a quick search on these forums to check whether a similar query has already been replied to: http://forums.gfi.com/search.aspx. Remember to restrict the query to the product that you are using.

If you have an urgent issue, it is best to contact gfi support directly using the support request form.
<message edited by owenb on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 11:44 AM>
Patrizia Caruana
GFI Software - www.gfi.com
Messaging, Content Security & Network Security Software
 
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    Patrizia

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    Enabling Debug and Generating Troubleshooter files Thursday, December 29, 2005 4:58 PM (permalink)
    How to enable debug and send us troubleshooter files:

    1. Enable Debug mode.


    a) Close GFI LANguard N.S.S. and stop the 'GFI LANguard 9.0 attendant service'
    b) Open Regedit (Start -> Run -> Type 'regedit' and press Enter)
    c) Browse to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\GFI\LNSS9\Config]
    d) Change the 'debug' dword value from '0' to '1'
    e) Restart the service stopped in (a)

    2. Reproduce the problem.


    3. Generate Troubleshooter files. (These files contain important information, which will allow us to investigate the issue.)


    a) The troubleshooter files can be generated from the GFI LNSS Troubleshooter program which can be found in the GFI LNSS program group.
    b) Please answer the questions set by the troubleshooter as accurately as possible.
    c) Once the troubleshooter program is finished, it will create a zip file named in this format: date_time_LNSSSupport.zip.

    4. Upload the files to FTP


    Should the files collected exceed 3MB or are too large for you to send, please upload to our FTP Server. The FTP details are below:
    Host: ftp://ftp.gfisoftware.com
    User: gfi
    Pass: gfi911cust
    (If using Internet Explorer use ftp://gfi:gfi911cust@ftp.gfisoftware.com)

    a) Create a new folder on your machine and name it using either your ticket number or company name (e.g. domain.com)
    b) Copy support.zip to the new directory.
    c) Login to the FTP server.
    d) Upload the directory with the troubleshooting files to the ftp server.
    NOTE: When the upload is finished, you will not be able to see the directory or the files. This is done to safeguard your privacy

    5. Open a case with GFI support using the support request form


    This should contain the following:
    i)    Short Decription of the issue.
    ii)   If you have posted the issue to the forums or you encounter any relevant topics on the forums, reference the url of the topic.
    iii)  Include troubleshooter files or the name of the file/folder you have uploaded.
    <message edited by owenb on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 11:43 AM>
    Patrizia Caruana
    GFI Software - www.gfi.com
    Messaging, Content Security & Network Security Software
     
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      Patrizia

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      Good guide on how to post on forum Tuesday, May 30, 2006 12:51 PM (permalink)
      Microsoft have a very good article on how to formulate a question on a forum. Check this out before posting to make sure you receive the information you require as soon as possible:
      http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375

       
      Patrizia Caruana
      GFI Software - www.gfi.com
      Messaging, Content Security & Network Security Software
       
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