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Administration Guide

Telemetry data

When FortiClient Telemetry is connected to FortiGate and/or EMS, the following data about the endpoint and its workload is collected and sent to FortiGate and/or EMS:

  • Hardware information, such as MAC addresses
  • Software information, such as the OS version the endpoint
  • Identification information, such as username, avatar, and host name
  • Vulnerability information reported by the vulnerability scanning module

When FortiClient Telemetry is connected to FortiGate, the Security Fabric uses the information to understand the endpoint and its workload to better protect it.

Telemetry data

When FortiClient Telemetry is connected to FortiGate and/or EMS, the following data about the endpoint and its workload is collected and sent to FortiGate and/or EMS:

  • Hardware information, such as MAC addresses
  • Software information, such as the OS version the endpoint
  • Identification information, such as username, avatar, and host name
  • Vulnerability information reported by the vulnerability scanning module

When FortiClient Telemetry is connected to FortiGate, the Security Fabric uses the information to understand the endpoint and its workload to better protect it.