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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

GUI overview

When you log into the FortiAnalyzer GUI, the following home page of tiles is displayed:

Select one of the following tiles to display the respective pane. The available tiles vary depending on the privileges of the current user.

Device Manager

Add and manage devices and VDOMs. See Device Manager.

Fabric View

Configure fabric connectors. See Fabric View.

SOC

Summarizes SOC information in FortiView and Monitors dashboards, which include widgets displaying log data in graphical formats, network security, WiFi security, and system performance in real-time.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

Log View

View logs for managed devices. You can display, download, import, and delete logs on this page. You can also define custom views and create log groups. See Log View and Log Quota Management.

Incidents & Events

Configure and view events for logging devices. See Incident and Event Management.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

Reports

Generate reports. You can also configure report templates, schedules, and output profiles, and manage charts and datasets. See Reports.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

FortiRecorder

Manage FortiCamera devices and view camera streams and recordings through the Monitors dashboard.

This pane is only available in physical appliances and is disabled by default. See FortiRecorder

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

System Settings

Configure system settings such as network interfaces, administrators, system time, server settings, and others. You can also perform maintenance and firmware operations. See System Settings.

The top-right corner of the home page includes a variety of possible selections:

ADOM

If ADOMs are enabled, the required ADOM can be selected from the dropdown list.

The ADOMs available from the ADOM menu will vary depending on the privileges of the current user.

Full Screen

Click to view only the content pane in the browser window. See Full-screen mode.

Help

Click to open the FortiAnalyzer online help, or view the About information for your device (Product, Version, and Build Number).

You can also open the FortiAnalyzer basic setup video (https://video.fortinet.com/video/208/fortianalyzer-basic-setup).

CLI Console

Click the CLI Console icon on the right side of the banner on any page.

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

When using the CLI console, 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 CLI Console toolbar to open the console in a separate window.

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

Notification

Click to display a list of notifications. Select a notification from the list to take action on the issue.

admin

Click to change the password or log out of the GUI.

GUI overview

When you log into the FortiAnalyzer GUI, the following home page of tiles is displayed:

Select one of the following tiles to display the respective pane. The available tiles vary depending on the privileges of the current user.

Device Manager

Add and manage devices and VDOMs. See Device Manager.

Fabric View

Configure fabric connectors. See Fabric View.

SOC

Summarizes SOC information in FortiView and Monitors dashboards, which include widgets displaying log data in graphical formats, network security, WiFi security, and system performance in real-time.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

Log View

View logs for managed devices. You can display, download, import, and delete logs on this page. You can also define custom views and create log groups. See Log View and Log Quota Management.

Incidents & Events

Configure and view events for logging devices. See Incident and Event Management.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

Reports

Generate reports. You can also configure report templates, schedules, and output profiles, and manage charts and datasets. See Reports.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

FortiRecorder

Manage FortiCamera devices and view camera streams and recordings through the Monitors dashboard.

This pane is only available in physical appliances and is disabled by default. See FortiRecorder

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

System Settings

Configure system settings such as network interfaces, administrators, system time, server settings, and others. You can also perform maintenance and firmware operations. See System Settings.

The top-right corner of the home page includes a variety of possible selections:

ADOM

If ADOMs are enabled, the required ADOM can be selected from the dropdown list.

The ADOMs available from the ADOM menu will vary depending on the privileges of the current user.

Full Screen

Click to view only the content pane in the browser window. See Full-screen mode.

Help

Click to open the FortiAnalyzer online help, or view the About information for your device (Product, Version, and Build Number).

You can also open the FortiAnalyzer basic setup video (https://video.fortinet.com/video/208/fortianalyzer-basic-setup).

CLI Console

Click the CLI Console icon on the right side of the banner on any page.

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

When using the CLI console, 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 CLI Console toolbar to open the console in a separate window.

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

Notification

Click to display a list of notifications. Select a notification from the list to take action on the issue.

admin

Click to change the password or log out of the GUI.