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Settings

FortiGuard Server > Settings provides a central location for configuring and enabling your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient system’s built-in FDS as an FDN override server.

By default, this option is enabled. After configuring FortiGuard and configuring your devices to use the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient system as their FortiGuard server, you can view overall and per device statistics on FortiGuard service benefits.

To operate in a closed network, disable communication with the FortiGuard server. See Operating as an FDS in a Closed Network.

Enable Communication with FortiGuard Server

When toggled OFF, you must manually upload packages, databases, and licenses to your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient. See Operating as an FDS in a Closed Network.

Communication with FortiGuard Server

Select Servers Located in the US Only to limit communication to FortiGuard servers located in the USA. Select Global Servers to communicate with servers anywhere.

Enable Antivirus and IPS Service

Toggle ON to enable antivirus and intrusion protection service.

When on, select what versions of FortiClient to download updates for.

Enable Web Filter and Service

Toggle ON to enable web filter services. When uploaded to Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, the Web Filter database version is displayed.

Server Override Mode

Select Strict (Access Override Server Only) or Loose (Allow Access Other Servers) override mode.

FortiGuard Antivirus and IPS Settings

Configure antivirus and IPS settings. See FortiGuard antivirus and IPS settings.

FortiGuard Web Filter Settings

Configure web filter settings. See FortiGuard web filter settings.

FortiGuard antivirus and IPS settings

In this section you can enable settings for FortiGuard Antivirus and IPS settings. The following settings are available:

Use Override Server Address

Configure to override the default built-in FDS so that you can use a port or specific FDN server. Select the add icon to add additional override servers, up to a maximum of ten. Select the delete icon to remove entries.

To override the default server for updating FortiClient device’s FortiGuard services, see Overriding default IP addresses and ports.

Scheduled Regular Updates

Configure when packages are updated without manually initiating an update request.

To schedule regular service updates, see Scheduling updates.

Advanced

Enables logging of service updates.

FortiGuard web filter settings

In this section you can enable settings for FortiGuard Web Filter.

The following settings are available:

Connection to FortiGuard Distribution Server(s)

Configure connections for overriding the default built-in FDS or web proxy server for web filter and email filter settings.

To override an FDS server for web filter services, see Overriding default IP addresses and ports.

To enable web filter service updates using a web proxy server, see Enabling updates through a web proxy.

Use Override Server Address

Configure to override the default built-in FDS so that you can use a port or specific FDN server. Select the add icon to add additional override servers, up to a maximum of ten. Select the delete icon to remove entries.

Use Web Proxy

Configure the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient system’s built-in FDS to connect to the FDN through a web proxy. IPv4 and IPv6 are supported.

To enable updates using a web proxy, see Enabling updates through a web proxy.

Polling Frequency

Configure how often polling is done.

Log Settings

Configure logging of FortiGuard server update, and web filtering events.

  • Log FortiGuard Server Update Events: enable or disable
  • FortiGuard Web Filtering: Choose from Log URL disabled, Log non-URL events, and Log all URL lookups.

Settings

FortiGuard Server > Settings provides a central location for configuring and enabling your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient system’s built-in FDS as an FDN override server.

By default, this option is enabled. After configuring FortiGuard and configuring your devices to use the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient system as their FortiGuard server, you can view overall and per device statistics on FortiGuard service benefits.

To operate in a closed network, disable communication with the FortiGuard server. See Operating as an FDS in a Closed Network.

Enable Communication with FortiGuard Server

When toggled OFF, you must manually upload packages, databases, and licenses to your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient. See Operating as an FDS in a Closed Network.

Communication with FortiGuard Server

Select Servers Located in the US Only to limit communication to FortiGuard servers located in the USA. Select Global Servers to communicate with servers anywhere.

Enable Antivirus and IPS Service

Toggle ON to enable antivirus and intrusion protection service.

When on, select what versions of FortiClient to download updates for.

Enable Web Filter and Service

Toggle ON to enable web filter services. When uploaded to Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, the Web Filter database version is displayed.

Server Override Mode

Select Strict (Access Override Server Only) or Loose (Allow Access Other Servers) override mode.

FortiGuard Antivirus and IPS Settings

Configure antivirus and IPS settings. See FortiGuard antivirus and IPS settings.

FortiGuard Web Filter Settings

Configure web filter settings. See FortiGuard web filter settings.

FortiGuard antivirus and IPS settings

In this section you can enable settings for FortiGuard Antivirus and IPS settings. The following settings are available:

Use Override Server Address

Configure to override the default built-in FDS so that you can use a port or specific FDN server. Select the add icon to add additional override servers, up to a maximum of ten. Select the delete icon to remove entries.

To override the default server for updating FortiClient device’s FortiGuard services, see Overriding default IP addresses and ports.

Scheduled Regular Updates

Configure when packages are updated without manually initiating an update request.

To schedule regular service updates, see Scheduling updates.

Advanced

Enables logging of service updates.

FortiGuard web filter settings

In this section you can enable settings for FortiGuard Web Filter.

The following settings are available:

Connection to FortiGuard Distribution Server(s)

Configure connections for overriding the default built-in FDS or web proxy server for web filter and email filter settings.

To override an FDS server for web filter services, see Overriding default IP addresses and ports.

To enable web filter service updates using a web proxy server, see Enabling updates through a web proxy.

Use Override Server Address

Configure to override the default built-in FDS so that you can use a port or specific FDN server. Select the add icon to add additional override servers, up to a maximum of ten. Select the delete icon to remove entries.

Use Web Proxy

Configure the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient system’s built-in FDS to connect to the FDN through a web proxy. IPv4 and IPv6 are supported.

To enable updates using a web proxy, see Enabling updates through a web proxy.

Polling Frequency

Configure how often polling is done.

Log Settings

Configure logging of FortiGuard server update, and web filtering events.

  • Log FortiGuard Server Update Events: enable or disable
  • FortiGuard Web Filtering: Choose from Log URL disabled, Log non-URL events, and Log all URL lookups.