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Data Analytics

The FortiView>Security>Data Analytics page shows Web application firewall information in charts called "widgets". By default, the page is empty. You must create charts of your own using the Add Widget button.

Note: Normally, the Data Analytics page automatically refreshes itself every a few seconds so that new data can be added to the charts. You can stop the page from refreshing by clicking the Enabled button across the top of the page. The charts stop refreshing. as soon as the button turns to Disabled.

To add a widget (chart):

  1. Click FortiView>Security>Data Analytics.
  2. Click the Add Widget button to open the Fast Report dialog.
  3. Make the entries and selections as described in Data Analytics widget.
  4. Click Save when done,

Data Analytics widget

Chart/Graph Description
Name Enter a unique name for a chart.
Attack Subteype

Click the down arrow and select a server load-balancing data you want to show in the chart.

  • Top Attack Type for All
  • Top Attack Type by VS for All
  • Top VS for DDoS
  • Top Destination Country for DDoS
  • Top VS for GEO
  • Top Source for GEO
  • Top Destination for GEO
  • Top Source Country for GEO
  • Top Destination Country for GEO
  • Top Action by Source for GEO
  • Top Action by Source Country for GEO
  • Top Category by VS for IP Reputation
  • Top Source for IP Reputation
  • Top Destination for IP Reputation
  • Top Source Country for IP Reputation
  • Top Destination Country for IP Reputation
  • Top Attack Type by VS for WAF
  • Top Attack Type by Source Country for WAF
  • Top Attack Type by Source for WA
  • Top Attack Type by Destination Country for WAF
  • Top Attack Type by Destination for WAF
  • Top Platform Name by Destination for AV
  • Top Platform Name by Destination Country for AV
  • Top Platform Name by Source for AV
  • Top Platform Name by VS for AV
  • Top Reference by Destination for AV
  • Top Reference by Destination Country for AV
  • Top Reference by Source for AV
  • Top Reference by Source Country for AV
  • Top Reference by VS for AV
History Chart

A "history" chart shows historical data that the system captured over a specific time period in the past. The option is turned OFF (disabled) by default, but you can click the button to turn it ON (enable it).

Note: If this option is turned off, you will get a pie chart when you save the widget. If it is turned on, then you will see a bar chart. Both bar charts and line charts have a time-range selector in their upper-right corner which allows you to select one of the following:

  • 10 Minutes
  • 1 Hour
  • 1 Day
  • 1 Week
  • 1 Month
Time Range

Click the down arrow to select one of the following time ranges:

  • 10 Minutes
  • 1 Hour
  • 1 Day
  • 1 Week
  • 1 Month

Note: This option becomes unavailable if History Chart is enabled.

Data Type

Note: For this 4.8.1 release, Count is the only option and is selected by default. No action is needed.

Top X

Specify a maximum value for the X axis.

Note: The default is 5, but the valid values are from 3 to 7.

Top Y

Specify a maximum value for the Y axis.

Note: The default is 5, but the valid values are from 3 to 7.

Data Analytics

The FortiView>Security>Data Analytics page shows Web application firewall information in charts called "widgets". By default, the page is empty. You must create charts of your own using the Add Widget button.

Note: Normally, the Data Analytics page automatically refreshes itself every a few seconds so that new data can be added to the charts. You can stop the page from refreshing by clicking the Enabled button across the top of the page. The charts stop refreshing. as soon as the button turns to Disabled.

To add a widget (chart):

  1. Click FortiView>Security>Data Analytics.
  2. Click the Add Widget button to open the Fast Report dialog.
  3. Make the entries and selections as described in Data Analytics widget.
  4. Click Save when done,

Data Analytics widget

Chart/Graph Description
Name Enter a unique name for a chart.
Attack Subteype

Click the down arrow and select a server load-balancing data you want to show in the chart.

  • Top Attack Type for All
  • Top Attack Type by VS for All
  • Top VS for DDoS
  • Top Destination Country for DDoS
  • Top VS for GEO
  • Top Source for GEO
  • Top Destination for GEO
  • Top Source Country for GEO
  • Top Destination Country for GEO
  • Top Action by Source for GEO
  • Top Action by Source Country for GEO
  • Top Category by VS for IP Reputation
  • Top Source for IP Reputation
  • Top Destination for IP Reputation
  • Top Source Country for IP Reputation
  • Top Destination Country for IP Reputation
  • Top Attack Type by VS for WAF
  • Top Attack Type by Source Country for WAF
  • Top Attack Type by Source for WA
  • Top Attack Type by Destination Country for WAF
  • Top Attack Type by Destination for WAF
  • Top Platform Name by Destination for AV
  • Top Platform Name by Destination Country for AV
  • Top Platform Name by Source for AV
  • Top Platform Name by VS for AV
  • Top Reference by Destination for AV
  • Top Reference by Destination Country for AV
  • Top Reference by Source for AV
  • Top Reference by Source Country for AV
  • Top Reference by VS for AV
History Chart

A "history" chart shows historical data that the system captured over a specific time period in the past. The option is turned OFF (disabled) by default, but you can click the button to turn it ON (enable it).

Note: If this option is turned off, you will get a pie chart when you save the widget. If it is turned on, then you will see a bar chart. Both bar charts and line charts have a time-range selector in their upper-right corner which allows you to select one of the following:

  • 10 Minutes
  • 1 Hour
  • 1 Day
  • 1 Week
  • 1 Month
Time Range

Click the down arrow to select one of the following time ranges:

  • 10 Minutes
  • 1 Hour
  • 1 Day
  • 1 Week
  • 1 Month

Note: This option becomes unavailable if History Chart is enabled.

Data Type

Note: For this 4.8.1 release, Count is the only option and is selected by default. No action is needed.

Top X

Specify a maximum value for the X axis.

Note: The default is 5, but the valid values are from 3 to 7.

Top Y

Specify a maximum value for the Y axis.

Note: The default is 5, but the valid values are from 3 to 7.