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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Configuring rolling and uploading of logs using the GUI

Go to System Settings > Advanced > Device Log Setting to configure device log settings.

Configure the following settings, and then select Apply:

Registered Device Logs

 

Roll log file when size exceeds

Enter the log file size, from 10 to 500MB. Default: 200MB.

 

Roll log files at scheduled time

Select to roll logs daily or weekly.

  • Daily: select the hour and minute value in the dropdown lists.
  • Weekly: select the day, hour, and minute value in the dropdown lists.

 

Upload logs using a standard file transfer protocol

Select to upload logs and configure the following settings.

 

 

Upload Server Type

Select one of FTP, SFTP, or SCP.

 

 

Upload Server IP

Enter the IP address of the upload server.

 

 

User Name

Enter the username used to connect to the upload server.

 

 

Password

Enter the password used to connect to the upload server.

 

 

Remote Directory

Enter the remote directory on the upload server where the log will be uploaded.

 

 

Upload Log Files

Select to upload log files when they are rolled according to settings selected under Roll Logs, or daily at a specific hour.

 

 

Upload rolled files in gzip file format

Select to gzip the logs before uploading. This will result in smaller logs and faster upload times.

 

 

Delete files after uploading

Select to remove device log files from the FortiAnalyzer system after they have been uploaded to the Upload Server.

Local Device Log

 

Send the local event logs to FortiAnalyzer / FortiManager

Select to send local event logs to another FortiAnalyzer or FortiManager device.

 

 

IP Address

Enter the IP address of the FortiAnalyzer or FortiManager.

 

 

Upload Option

Select to upload logs in real time or at a scheduled time.

When selecting a scheduled time, you can specify the hour and minute to upload logs each day.

 

 

Severity Level

Select the minimum log severity level from the dropdown list. This option is only available when Upload Option is Realtime.

 

 

Reliable log transmission

Select to use reliable log transmission.

 

 

Secure connection

Select to use a secure connection for log transmission. This option is only available when Reliable log transmission is selected.

Configuring rolling and uploading of logs using the GUI

Go to System Settings > Advanced > Device Log Setting to configure device log settings.

Configure the following settings, and then select Apply:

Registered Device Logs

 

Roll log file when size exceeds

Enter the log file size, from 10 to 500MB. Default: 200MB.

 

Roll log files at scheduled time

Select to roll logs daily or weekly.

  • Daily: select the hour and minute value in the dropdown lists.
  • Weekly: select the day, hour, and minute value in the dropdown lists.

 

Upload logs using a standard file transfer protocol

Select to upload logs and configure the following settings.

 

 

Upload Server Type

Select one of FTP, SFTP, or SCP.

 

 

Upload Server IP

Enter the IP address of the upload server.

 

 

User Name

Enter the username used to connect to the upload server.

 

 

Password

Enter the password used to connect to the upload server.

 

 

Remote Directory

Enter the remote directory on the upload server where the log will be uploaded.

 

 

Upload Log Files

Select to upload log files when they are rolled according to settings selected under Roll Logs, or daily at a specific hour.

 

 

Upload rolled files in gzip file format

Select to gzip the logs before uploading. This will result in smaller logs and faster upload times.

 

 

Delete files after uploading

Select to remove device log files from the FortiAnalyzer system after they have been uploaded to the Upload Server.

Local Device Log

 

Send the local event logs to FortiAnalyzer / FortiManager

Select to send local event logs to another FortiAnalyzer or FortiManager device.

 

 

IP Address

Enter the IP address of the FortiAnalyzer or FortiManager.

 

 

Upload Option

Select to upload logs in real time or at a scheduled time.

When selecting a scheduled time, you can specify the hour and minute to upload logs each day.

 

 

Severity Level

Select the minimum log severity level from the dropdown list. This option is only available when Upload Option is Realtime.

 

 

Reliable log transmission

Select to use reliable log transmission.

 

 

Secure connection

Select to use a secure connection for log transmission. This option is only available when Reliable log transmission is selected.