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Dashboard management tools

When you click the Dashboard bar on the very left column, it will drop down and likely show the default dashboard, Main.

Dashboard pop-up list menu

Adding a dashboard

This option allows you to create your own dashboard with widgets of your choice.

To add a custom dashboard:

  1. Click Create Dashboard.
  2. Specify a unique name for the dashboard.
  3. Click save. The name of the dashboard appears under Dashboard>Main on the navigation bar.

Editing a dashboard

Note: This option only applies to custom dashboards that you have created. The Main (default) dashboard cannot be edited.

To edit a custom dashboard:

  1. On the navigation bar, select the name of the dashboard.
  2. Click Edit on the far right top corner.
  3. Rename the dashboard, if you like. (Note: If you change the name, be sure to click the Save button.)

Deleting a dashboard

Note: This option only applies to custom dashboards that you have created. The Main (default) dashboard cannot be deleted.

To delete a custom dashboard:

  1. On the navigation bar, select the name of the dashboard.
  2. Click Delete on the far right, as shown in the illustration above.
  3. Read the warning message onscreen.
  4. Click Delete if you've decided to remove the selected dashboard.

Adding Features

Note: You can add onto the dashboard various summaries and reports, say, on Server Load Balance, thus allowing you to have 'one look' at many of the FortiADC's features.

To add or remove features: 

  1. On the top right, select Edit.
  2. Open up the Edit Dashboard window.
  3. Decide which features you want to see, by shifting the button to On.
  4. Click Save when done.

Dashboard management tools

When you click the Dashboard bar on the very left column, it will drop down and likely show the default dashboard, Main.

Dashboard pop-up list menu

Adding a dashboard

This option allows you to create your own dashboard with widgets of your choice.

To add a custom dashboard:

  1. Click Create Dashboard.
  2. Specify a unique name for the dashboard.
  3. Click save. The name of the dashboard appears under Dashboard>Main on the navigation bar.

Editing a dashboard

Note: This option only applies to custom dashboards that you have created. The Main (default) dashboard cannot be edited.

To edit a custom dashboard:

  1. On the navigation bar, select the name of the dashboard.
  2. Click Edit on the far right top corner.
  3. Rename the dashboard, if you like. (Note: If you change the name, be sure to click the Save button.)

Deleting a dashboard

Note: This option only applies to custom dashboards that you have created. The Main (default) dashboard cannot be deleted.

To delete a custom dashboard:

  1. On the navigation bar, select the name of the dashboard.
  2. Click Delete on the far right, as shown in the illustration above.
  3. Read the warning message onscreen.
  4. Click Delete if you've decided to remove the selected dashboard.

Adding Features

Note: You can add onto the dashboard various summaries and reports, say, on Server Load Balance, thus allowing you to have 'one look' at many of the FortiADC's features.

To add or remove features: 

  1. On the top right, select Edit.
  2. Open up the Edit Dashboard window.
  3. Decide which features you want to see, by shifting the button to On.
  4. Click Save when done.