The following options and information are available:
|Refresh||Refresh the log list.|
|Download Raw Log||Export the FortiAuthenticator log to your computer as a text file named FortiAuthenticator.log.|
|Log Type Reference||Select to view the log type reference dialog box. See Log type reference.|
You can also download a full debug report for one of the following (using the dropdown menu):
|Search for log records||
Enter a search term in the search field to search the log message list.
The search string must appear in the Message portion of the log entry to result in a match. To prevent each term in a phrase from being matched separately, multiple keywords must be in quotes and be an exact match.
After the search is complete the number of positive matches will be displayed next to the Search button, with the total number of log entries in brackets following. Select the total number of log entries to return to the full list. Subsequent searches will search all the log entries, and not just the previous search’s results.
|ID||The log message’s ID.|
|Timestamp||The time the message was received.|
|Category||The log category, which is always Event. See Log type reference.|
|Sub category||The log subcategory. See Log type reference.|
|Type id||The log type ID.|
|Action||The action which created the log message, if applicable.|
|Status||The status of the action that created the log message, if applicable.|
|Source IP||The source IP address of the relevant device if an authentication action fails.|
|Short message||The log message itself, sometimes slightly shortened.|
|User||The user to whom the log message pertains.|
From the log list, select the log whose details you need to view by clicking anywhere within the log’s row. The Log Details pane will open on the right side of the window.
After viewing the log details, select the close icon in the top right corner of the pane to close the details pane.
The following information and options are available:
|Search for log types||Enter a search term in the search field to search the log type reference.|
|Type id||The log type ID.|
|Name||The name of the log type.|
|Sub category||The log type subcategory, one of: Admin Configuration, Authentication, System, High Availability, User Portal, or Web Service.|
|Category||The log type category, which is always Event.|
|Description||A brief description of the log type.|
To close the Log Type Reference dialog box, select close above the top right corner of the box, or simply click anywhere outside the box within the log list.
Sort the log messages
The log message table can be sorted by any column. To sort the log entries by a particular column, select the title for that column. The log entries will now be displayed based on data in that column in ascending order. Select the column heading again to sort the entries in descending order. Ascending or descending is displayed with an arrow next to the column title, an up arrow for ascending and down arrow for descending.