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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Dashboard

The Dashboard contains widgets that provide performance and status information and enable you to configure basic system settings. The dashboard also contains a CLI widget that lets you use the command line through the GUI.

The following widgets are available:

Widget

Description

System Information

Displays basic information about the FortiManager system, such as up time and firmware version. You can also enable or disable Administrative Domains and FortiAnalyzer features. For more information, see System Information widget.

From this widget you can manually update the FortiManager firmware to a different release. For more information, see Updating the system firmware.

The widget fields will vary based on how the FortiManager is configured, for example, if ADOMs are enabled.

System Information

Displays basic information about the FortiAnalyzer system, such as up time and firmware version. You can also enable or disable Administrative Domains and adjust the operation mode. For more information, see System Information widget.

From this widget you can manually update the FortiAnalyzer firmware to a different release. For more information, see Updating the system firmware.

The widget fields will vary based on how the FortiAnalyzer is configured, for example, if ADOMs are enabled.

System Information

Displays basic information about the FortiManager system, such as up time and firmware version. For more information, see System Information widget.

From this widget you can manually update the FortiManager firmware to a different release. For more information, see Updating the system firmware.

System Resources

Displays the real-time and historical usage status of the CPU, memory and hard disk. For more information, see System Resources widget.

License Information

Displays the devices being managed by the FortiManager unit and the maximum numbers of devices allowed. For more information, see License Information widget.

From this widget you can manually upload a license for VM systems.

License Information

Displays how many devices of the supported maximum are connected to the FortiAnalyzer unit. See License Information widget.

From this widget you can manually upload a license for VM systems.

License Information

Displays VM license information and status. Click the upload license button to upload a new VM license file.

The Duplicate status appears when users try to upload a license that is already in use. Additionally, the following message will be displayed in the Notifications:

Duplicate License has been found! Your VM license will expire in XX hours (Grace time: 24 hours)

Users will have 24 hours to upload a valid license before the duplicate license is blocked.

Unit Operation

Displays status and connection information for the ports of the FortiAnalyzer unit. It also enables you to shutdown and restart the FortiAnalyzer unit or reformat a hard disk. For more information, see Unit Operation widget.

Unit Operation

Graphically displays the status of each port. The port name indicates its status by its color. Green indicates the port is connected. Grey indicates there is no connection.

Hover the cursor over the ports to view a pop-up that displays the full name of the interface, the IP address and netmask, the link status, the speed of the interface, and the amounts of sent and received data.

CLI Console

Opens a terminal window that enables you to configure the FortiAnalyzer unit using CLI commands directly from the GUI. For more information, see CLI Console widget.

CLI Console

Opens a terminal window that enables you to configure the FortiAnalyzer unit using CLI commands directly from the GUI, without making a separate Telnet, SSH, or local console connection to access the CLI.

When using the widget, you are logged in with the same administrator account that you used to access the GUI. You can enter commands by typing them, or you can copy and paste commands into or out of the console.

Click Detach in the widget toolbar to open the widget in a separate window.

Note: The CLI Console widget requires that your web browser support JavaScript.

Alert Message Console

Displays log-based alert messages for both the FortiAnalyzer unit and connected devices. For more information, see Alert Messages Console widget.

Alert Message Console

Displays log-based alert messages for both the FortiAnalyzer unit itself and connected devices.

Click Edit from the widget toolbar to view the Alert Message Console Settings, where you can adjust the number of entries that are visible in the widget and the refresh interval.

To view a complete list of alert messages, click Show More from the widget toolbar. The widget will show the complete list of alerts. To clear the list, click Delete All Messages. Click Show Less to return to the regular view.

Log Receive Monitor

Displays a real-time monitor of logs received. You can view data per device or per log type. For more information, see Log Receive Monitor widget.

The Log Receive Monitor widget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

Insert Rate vs Receive Rate

Displays the log insert and receive rates. For more information, see Insert Rate vs Receive Rate widget.

The Insert Rate vs Receive Rate widget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

The Insert Rate vs Receive Rate widget is hidden when the FortiAnalyzer is operating in Collector mode, and the SQL database is disabled.

Log Insert Lag Time

Displays how many seconds the database is behind in processing the logs. For more information, see Log Insert Lag Time widget.

The Log Insert Lag Time widget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

The Log Insert Lag Time widget is hidden when the FortiAnalyzer is operating in Collector mode, and the SQL database is disabled.

Receive Rate vs Forwarding Rate

Displays the Receive Rate, which is the rate at which FortiAnalyzer is receiving logs. When log forwarding is configured, the widget also displays the log forwarding rate for each configured server. For more information, see Receive Rate vs Forwarding Rate widget.

The Receive Rate vs Forwarding Rate widget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

Disk I/O

Displays the disk utilization, transaction rate, or throughput as a percentage over time. For more information, see Disk I/O widget.

The Disk I/Owidget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

Dashboard

The Dashboard contains widgets that provide performance and status information and enable you to configure basic system settings. The dashboard also contains a CLI widget that lets you use the command line through the GUI.

The following widgets are available:

Widget

Description

System Information

Displays basic information about the FortiManager system, such as up time and firmware version. You can also enable or disable Administrative Domains and FortiAnalyzer features. For more information, see System Information widget.

From this widget you can manually update the FortiManager firmware to a different release. For more information, see Updating the system firmware.

The widget fields will vary based on how the FortiManager is configured, for example, if ADOMs are enabled.

System Information

Displays basic information about the FortiAnalyzer system, such as up time and firmware version. You can also enable or disable Administrative Domains and adjust the operation mode. For more information, see System Information widget.

From this widget you can manually update the FortiAnalyzer firmware to a different release. For more information, see Updating the system firmware.

The widget fields will vary based on how the FortiAnalyzer is configured, for example, if ADOMs are enabled.

System Information

Displays basic information about the FortiManager system, such as up time and firmware version. For more information, see System Information widget.

From this widget you can manually update the FortiManager firmware to a different release. For more information, see Updating the system firmware.

System Resources

Displays the real-time and historical usage status of the CPU, memory and hard disk. For more information, see System Resources widget.

License Information

Displays the devices being managed by the FortiManager unit and the maximum numbers of devices allowed. For more information, see License Information widget.

From this widget you can manually upload a license for VM systems.

License Information

Displays how many devices of the supported maximum are connected to the FortiAnalyzer unit. See License Information widget.

From this widget you can manually upload a license for VM systems.

License Information

Displays VM license information and status. Click the upload license button to upload a new VM license file.

The Duplicate status appears when users try to upload a license that is already in use. Additionally, the following message will be displayed in the Notifications:

Duplicate License has been found! Your VM license will expire in XX hours (Grace time: 24 hours)

Users will have 24 hours to upload a valid license before the duplicate license is blocked.

Unit Operation

Displays status and connection information for the ports of the FortiAnalyzer unit. It also enables you to shutdown and restart the FortiAnalyzer unit or reformat a hard disk. For more information, see Unit Operation widget.

Unit Operation

Graphically displays the status of each port. The port name indicates its status by its color. Green indicates the port is connected. Grey indicates there is no connection.

Hover the cursor over the ports to view a pop-up that displays the full name of the interface, the IP address and netmask, the link status, the speed of the interface, and the amounts of sent and received data.

CLI Console

Opens a terminal window that enables you to configure the FortiAnalyzer unit using CLI commands directly from the GUI. For more information, see CLI Console widget.

CLI Console

Opens a terminal window that enables you to configure the FortiAnalyzer unit using CLI commands directly from the GUI, without making a separate Telnet, SSH, or local console connection to access the CLI.

When using the widget, you are logged in with the same administrator account that you used to access the GUI. You can enter commands by typing them, or you can copy and paste commands into or out of the console.

Click Detach in the widget toolbar to open the widget in a separate window.

Note: The CLI Console widget requires that your web browser support JavaScript.

Alert Message Console

Displays log-based alert messages for both the FortiAnalyzer unit and connected devices. For more information, see Alert Messages Console widget.

Alert Message Console

Displays log-based alert messages for both the FortiAnalyzer unit itself and connected devices.

Click Edit from the widget toolbar to view the Alert Message Console Settings, where you can adjust the number of entries that are visible in the widget and the refresh interval.

To view a complete list of alert messages, click Show More from the widget toolbar. The widget will show the complete list of alerts. To clear the list, click Delete All Messages. Click Show Less to return to the regular view.

Log Receive Monitor

Displays a real-time monitor of logs received. You can view data per device or per log type. For more information, see Log Receive Monitor widget.

The Log Receive Monitor widget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

Insert Rate vs Receive Rate

Displays the log insert and receive rates. For more information, see Insert Rate vs Receive Rate widget.

The Insert Rate vs Receive Rate widget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

The Insert Rate vs Receive Rate widget is hidden when the FortiAnalyzer is operating in Collector mode, and the SQL database is disabled.

Log Insert Lag Time

Displays how many seconds the database is behind in processing the logs. For more information, see Log Insert Lag Time widget.

The Log Insert Lag Time widget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

The Log Insert Lag Time widget is hidden when the FortiAnalyzer is operating in Collector mode, and the SQL database is disabled.

Receive Rate vs Forwarding Rate

Displays the Receive Rate, which is the rate at which FortiAnalyzer is receiving logs. When log forwarding is configured, the widget also displays the log forwarding rate for each configured server. For more information, see Receive Rate vs Forwarding Rate widget.

The Receive Rate vs Forwarding Rate widget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.

Disk I/O

Displays the disk utilization, transaction rate, or throughput as a percentage over time. For more information, see Disk I/O widget.

The Disk I/Owidget is available when FortiAnalyzer Features is enabled.