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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 following widgets are available:

Widget

Description

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 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 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.

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.

Alert Message Console

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

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.

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 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 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.

Disk I/O

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

Dashboard

The Dashboard contains widgets that provide performance and status information and enable you to configure basic system settings.

The following widgets are available:

Widget

Description

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 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 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.

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.

Alert Message Console

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

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.

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 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 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.

Disk I/O

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