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Data Analytics

The FortiView>Server Load Balance>Data Analytics page shows, initially, the Dynamic Charts page.

This is among three tabs:

First we will speak of the Dynamic Charts page.

Dynamic Charts

In this tab you can customize your data analytics chart by using the Add Widget button, to create charts of your own. See the table below for details.

Note: Normally, the Data Analytics page automatically refreshes itself every 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 > Server Load Balance > 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.
SLB Subtype

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

  • Top Source IP—Most used source IP addresses
  • Top Destination IP— Most used destination IP addresses
  • Top Browser—Most used web browsers
  • Top OS—Most used operating systems
  • Top Device—The type of device (PC vs. Mobile) with the most traffic
  • Top Domain—Most used domains
  • Top URL—Most used URLs.
  • Top Referrer—Referrers which forwarded most traffic
  • Top Source Country—The countries where most of the traffic originated
  • Top Session—Sessions with the most traffic
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, the chart will be a pie chart. If it is turned on, then you will see a bar chart for most of the data types except for Session Total and Throughput Total which use line charts instead. 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

Select either of the following:

  • Bandwidth (default)
  • Session
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.

Static Charts

Here, by default, there will show up two static charts. The first will measure SSL TPS, i.e. transactions per second. The second measures Compression Throughput.

You have a time range of:

  • 1 Hour
  • 6 Hours
  • 1 Day
  • 1 Week
  • 1 Month
  • 1 Year
Statistics

Statistics shows you the status of the whole VDOM.

 

 

Data Analytics

The FortiView>Server Load Balance>Data Analytics page shows, initially, the Dynamic Charts page.

This is among three tabs:

First we will speak of the Dynamic Charts page.

Dynamic Charts

In this tab you can customize your data analytics chart by using the Add Widget button, to create charts of your own. See the table below for details.

Note: Normally, the Data Analytics page automatically refreshes itself every 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 > Server Load Balance > 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.
SLB Subtype

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

  • Top Source IP—Most used source IP addresses
  • Top Destination IP— Most used destination IP addresses
  • Top Browser—Most used web browsers
  • Top OS—Most used operating systems
  • Top Device—The type of device (PC vs. Mobile) with the most traffic
  • Top Domain—Most used domains
  • Top URL—Most used URLs.
  • Top Referrer—Referrers which forwarded most traffic
  • Top Source Country—The countries where most of the traffic originated
  • Top Session—Sessions with the most traffic
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, the chart will be a pie chart. If it is turned on, then you will see a bar chart for most of the data types except for Session Total and Throughput Total which use line charts instead. 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

Select either of the following:

  • Bandwidth (default)
  • Session
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.

Static Charts

Here, by default, there will show up two static charts. The first will measure SSL TPS, i.e. transactions per second. The second measures Compression Throughput.

You have a time range of:

  • 1 Hour
  • 6 Hours
  • 1 Day
  • 1 Week
  • 1 Month
  • 1 Year
Statistics

Statistics shows you the status of the whole VDOM.