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EMS Administration Guide

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The left navigation pane is used to display content in the right content pane.

Option

Description

Dashboard

 

FortiClient Status

Displays a dashboard of information about all managed endpoints.

 

Vulnerability Scan

Displays the Current Vulnerabilities Summary chart that provides a centralized vulnerability summary for all managed endpoints. You can observe high-risk hosts and critical vulnerabilities existing on endpoints. You can also access links on how to fix or repair the vulnerabilities.

 

Chromebook Status

Displays a dashboard of information about all managed Chromebooks. Only available if the EMS for Chromebooks Settings option is enabled in System Settings > Server.

Endpoints

 

All Endpoints

Manage all endpoints.

 

Manage Domains

Add and manage AD domains.

 

Domains

Manage endpoints from AD domains. You can also add an AD domain if none exist.

 

Workgroups

Manage endpoints from workgroups.

Google Domains

Only available if the EMS for Chromebooks Settings option is enabled in System Settings > Server.

 

All Users

Manage all users from Google domains.

 

Manage Domains

Add and manage Google domains.

 

Domains

Manage users from Google domains. You can also add a Google domain if none exist.

Quarantine Management

 

Files

View and whitelist files quarantined on endpoints by Sandbox Detection or Antivirus Protection.

 

Whitelist

View and delete whitelisted files from the Whitelist pane.

Software Inventory

 

Applications

View applications installed on endpoints. Display applications by application or application vendor name.

 

Hosts

View applications installed on endpoints, sorted by endpoint.

Endpoint Profiles

 

Manage Profiles

Create and assign profiles and manage profile updates for all profiles.

 

Local Profiles

Create and assign profiles and manage profile updates for local Windows, macOS, and Linux profiles.

 

Local Chromebook Profiles

Create and assign profiles and manage profile updates for local Chromebook profiles. Only available if the EMS for Chromebooks Settings option is enabled in System Settings > Server.

Endpoint Components

 

Manage Installers

Add and manage FortiClient installers.

 

Manage FortiSandboxes

Add and manage FortiSandbox units.

 

Manage CA Certificates

Import CA certificates into FortiClient EMS.

Gateway Lists

Create and assign gateway lists and manage list updates.

Administration

 

Administrators

Add and manage EMS administrators.

 

User Server

Configure an AD domain as the user server. This is used to authenticate EMS administrators.

 

User Settings

Configure the inactivity timeout.

 

Group Assignment Rules

Configure rules to automatically place endpoints into custom groups based on their tag or IP address.

 

Back up Database

Back up the FortiClient EMS database.

 

Restore Database

Restore the FortiClient EMS database.

 

Upgrade License

Upgrade or renew the FortiClient EMS license.

 

Upgrade License for Chromebooks

Upgrade or renew the FortiClient EMS for Chromebooks license. Only available if the EMS for Chromebooks Settings option is enabled in System Settings > Server.

 

Logs

View log messages generated by FortiClient EMS and download raw logs.

System Settings

 

Server

Change the IP address and port and configure other server settings for FortiClient EMS.

 

Logs

Specify what level of log messages to capture in FortiClient EMS logs and when to automatically delete logs and alerts.

 

FortiGuard

Configure FortiManager to use as override for FortiGuard updates.

 

Endpoints

Configure endpoint settings.

 

Login Banner

Enable the pre-login banner to display a message to a user logging into FortiClient EMS.

 

EMS Alerts

Enable alerts for FortiClient EMS events.

 

Endpoint Alerts

Enable alerts for endpoint events.

 

SMTP Server

Set up an SMTP server to enable email alerts.

 

Custom Messages

Customize the message that displays on an endpoint when it has been quarantined by FortiClient EMS

Left pane

The left navigation pane is used to display content in the right content pane.

Option

Description

Dashboard

 

FortiClient Status

Displays a dashboard of information about all managed endpoints.

 

Vulnerability Scan

Displays the Current Vulnerabilities Summary chart that provides a centralized vulnerability summary for all managed endpoints. You can observe high-risk hosts and critical vulnerabilities existing on endpoints. You can also access links on how to fix or repair the vulnerabilities.

 

Chromebook Status

Displays a dashboard of information about all managed Chromebooks. Only available if the EMS for Chromebooks Settings option is enabled in System Settings > Server.

Endpoints

 

All Endpoints

Manage all endpoints.

 

Manage Domains

Add and manage AD domains.

 

Domains

Manage endpoints from AD domains. You can also add an AD domain if none exist.

 

Workgroups

Manage endpoints from workgroups.

Google Domains

Only available if the EMS for Chromebooks Settings option is enabled in System Settings > Server.

 

All Users

Manage all users from Google domains.

 

Manage Domains

Add and manage Google domains.

 

Domains

Manage users from Google domains. You can also add a Google domain if none exist.

Quarantine Management

 

Files

View and whitelist files quarantined on endpoints by Sandbox Detection or Antivirus Protection.

 

Whitelist

View and delete whitelisted files from the Whitelist pane.

Software Inventory

 

Applications

View applications installed on endpoints. Display applications by application or application vendor name.

 

Hosts

View applications installed on endpoints, sorted by endpoint.

Endpoint Profiles

 

Manage Profiles

Create and assign profiles and manage profile updates for all profiles.

 

Local Profiles

Create and assign profiles and manage profile updates for local Windows, macOS, and Linux profiles.

 

Local Chromebook Profiles

Create and assign profiles and manage profile updates for local Chromebook profiles. Only available if the EMS for Chromebooks Settings option is enabled in System Settings > Server.

Endpoint Components

 

Manage Installers

Add and manage FortiClient installers.

 

Manage FortiSandboxes

Add and manage FortiSandbox units.

 

Manage CA Certificates

Import CA certificates into FortiClient EMS.

Gateway Lists

Create and assign gateway lists and manage list updates.

Administration

 

Administrators

Add and manage EMS administrators.

 

User Server

Configure an AD domain as the user server. This is used to authenticate EMS administrators.

 

User Settings

Configure the inactivity timeout.

 

Group Assignment Rules

Configure rules to automatically place endpoints into custom groups based on their tag or IP address.

 

Back up Database

Back up the FortiClient EMS database.

 

Restore Database

Restore the FortiClient EMS database.

 

Upgrade License

Upgrade or renew the FortiClient EMS license.

 

Upgrade License for Chromebooks

Upgrade or renew the FortiClient EMS for Chromebooks license. Only available if the EMS for Chromebooks Settings option is enabled in System Settings > Server.

 

Logs

View log messages generated by FortiClient EMS and download raw logs.

System Settings

 

Server

Change the IP address and port and configure other server settings for FortiClient EMS.

 

Logs

Specify what level of log messages to capture in FortiClient EMS logs and when to automatically delete logs and alerts.

 

FortiGuard

Configure FortiManager to use as override for FortiGuard updates.

 

Endpoints

Configure endpoint settings.

 

Login Banner

Enable the pre-login banner to display a message to a user logging into FortiClient EMS.

 

EMS Alerts

Enable alerts for FortiClient EMS events.

 

Endpoint Alerts

Enable alerts for endpoint events.

 

SMTP Server

Set up an SMTP server to enable email alerts.

 

Custom Messages

Customize the message that displays on an endpoint when it has been quarantined by FortiClient EMS