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Administration Guide

Enable or disable FortiManager features

You can enable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer so it can manage a small number of FortiGate devices. All the FortiManager features can be enabled on FortiAnalyzer except FortiGuard.

FortiAnalyzer 1000E and above devices come with a free license to manage up to two FortiGate devices when FortiManager features are enabled.

For FortiAnalyzer devices with a two rack unit (2U) and above, you can purchase a management license to enable your FortiAnalyzer unit to manage up to 20 FortiGate devices.

You can enable or disable FortiManager features using either the GUI or CLI.

To enable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer using the GUI:
  1. Go to System Settings > Dashboard.
  2. In the System Information widget, toggle the FortiManager Features switch to On.
  3. After the system reboots, log in to the FortiAnalyzer GUI.

    The FortiAnalyzer home page now also shows FortiManager feature tiles except FortiGuard.

To enable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer using the CLI:
  1. From the CLI, or in the CLI Console widget, enter the following:

    config system global

    set fmg-status enable

    end

    The following prompt is displayed:

    Changing fmg status will affect FAZ feature. If you continue, system will reboot.

    Do you want to continue? (y/n)

  2. Type Y.
  3. After the system reboots, log in to the FortiAnalyzer GUI. FortiManager features, except FortiGuard, have been enabled.
To upgrade the management license:
  1. Go to System Settings > Dashboard.
  2. In the License Information widget, find the Management > Devices/VDOMs field and click the Upload license icon.
  3. In the dialog box, provide the license key that you have purchased.
To disable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer using the GUI:
  1. Go to System Settings > Dashboard.
  2. In the System Information widget, toggle the FortiManager Features switch to Off.
  3. After the system reboots, log in to the FortiAnalyzer GUI.

    The FortiAnalyzer home page no longer includes FortiManager feature tiles.

To disable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer using the CLI:
  1. From the CLI, or in the CLI Console widget, enter the following:

    config system global

    set fmg-status disable

    end

    The following prompt is displayed:

    Changing fmg status will affect FAZ feature. If you continue, system will reboot.

    Do you want to continue? (y/n)

  2. Type Y.

Enable or disable FortiManager features

You can enable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer so it can manage a small number of FortiGate devices. All the FortiManager features can be enabled on FortiAnalyzer except FortiGuard.

FortiAnalyzer 1000E and above devices come with a free license to manage up to two FortiGate devices when FortiManager features are enabled.

For FortiAnalyzer devices with a two rack unit (2U) and above, you can purchase a management license to enable your FortiAnalyzer unit to manage up to 20 FortiGate devices.

You can enable or disable FortiManager features using either the GUI or CLI.

To enable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer using the GUI:
  1. Go to System Settings > Dashboard.
  2. In the System Information widget, toggle the FortiManager Features switch to On.
  3. After the system reboots, log in to the FortiAnalyzer GUI.

    The FortiAnalyzer home page now also shows FortiManager feature tiles except FortiGuard.

To enable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer using the CLI:
  1. From the CLI, or in the CLI Console widget, enter the following:

    config system global

    set fmg-status enable

    end

    The following prompt is displayed:

    Changing fmg status will affect FAZ feature. If you continue, system will reboot.

    Do you want to continue? (y/n)

  2. Type Y.
  3. After the system reboots, log in to the FortiAnalyzer GUI. FortiManager features, except FortiGuard, have been enabled.
To upgrade the management license:
  1. Go to System Settings > Dashboard.
  2. In the License Information widget, find the Management > Devices/VDOMs field and click the Upload license icon.
  3. In the dialog box, provide the license key that you have purchased.
To disable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer using the GUI:
  1. Go to System Settings > Dashboard.
  2. In the System Information widget, toggle the FortiManager Features switch to Off.
  3. After the system reboots, log in to the FortiAnalyzer GUI.

    The FortiAnalyzer home page no longer includes FortiManager feature tiles.

To disable FortiManager features on FortiAnalyzer using the CLI:
  1. From the CLI, or in the CLI Console widget, enter the following:

    config system global

    set fmg-status disable

    end

    The following prompt is displayed:

    Changing fmg status will affect FAZ feature. If you continue, system will reboot.

    Do you want to continue? (y/n)

  2. Type Y.