FortiAIOps aims at diagnosing and troubleshooting network issues by analyzing potential problems and suggesting remedial steps based on the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) architecture that it is built upon. FortiAIOps learns from your network data to report statistics on a comprehensive and simple dashboard, providing network visibility and deep insight into your network. Thus, enabling you to effectively manage your connected devices and resolve network issues swiftly with the help of AI/ML.
FortiAIOps processes event logs from FortiGate and predicts issues, it also reviews FortiGate configurations periodically for diagnostic and troubleshooting purposes. The data is displayed in the FortiAIOps user interface that supports screen size of 1024x768, 1280x800, 1366x768, 1920x1080, and also mobile devices' screens.
The FortiAIOps tool provides the following advantages.
- Maximizes the uptime of your organization's network infrastructure.
- Reduces the time taken to diagnose network issues, thereby the response time.
- Increases the productivity of network users and that of your organization.
The FortiAIOps Management Extension Application (MEA) container is hosted on the FortiManager integrated platform that provides centralized management of Fortinet products and other devices. For more information on FortiManager operations, see related product documentation.
FortiAIOps supports direct FortiGate log forwarding and FortiAnalyzer log forwarding.
- Direct FortiGate log forwarding - Navigate to Log Settings in the FortiGate GUI and specify the FortiManager IP address.
- FortiAnalyzer log forwarding - Navigate to Log Settings in the FortiGate GUI and enable FortiAnalyzer log forwarding.
Navigate to Log Forwarding in the FortiAnalyzer GUI, specify the FortiManager Server Address and select the FortiGate controller in Device Filters.
Note: The syslog port is the default UDP port 514.
You are required to add a Syslog server in FortiManager, navigate to System Settings > Advanced > Syslog Server. Enter the name, IP address or FQDN of the syslog server, and the port.
Additionally, configure the following Syslog settings via the CLI mode.
config system locallog syslogd3 setting
set severity information
set status enable
set syslog-name "FortiAIOps"
For more information on configuration described in this section, see the FortiManager Administration Guide and Log Message Reference.