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Check hardware and software status

get system status

This command shows the system status such as platform type (hardware or VM), firmware version, system time, disk usage, and file system format.

Use this information to check if the hardware is overloaded. This information also helps you and customer support to quickly identify any issues and narrow down the investigation.

Following is a sample result of running this command.

Platform Type : FAZ3500E

Platform Full Name : FortiAnalyzer-3500E

Version : v5.4.3-build1187 170517 (GA)

Serial Number : FL99999999999999

BIOS version : 00010001

System Part-Number : P15168-01

Hostname : SAMPLEFZ350

Max Number of Admin Domains : 4000

Admin Domain Configuration : Disabled

FIPS Mode : Disabled

Branch Point : 738

Release Version Information : GA

Current Time : Tue May 23 10:22:53 PST 2017

Daylight Time Saving : Yes

Time Zone : (GMT-8:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada).

x86-64 Applications : Yes

Disk Usage : Free 17020.10GB, Total 40314.71GB

File System : Ext4

Line Notes

Current Time

This is the SQL insert start time.

File System

Ensure the file system is Ext4. Other file systems will likely cause performance issues.

What to look for:
  • Check the hardware Platform Type. Consider upgrading older hardware, especially older hardware running newer software such as 5.2 or later.
  • Version shows the software version. Ensure you are running the latest software version with the newest report engine.
  • Ensure File System is Ext4. Other file systems will likely cause performance issues.

diagnose fortilogd lograte

This command shows the log receive rate.

Following is a sample result of running this command.

logs/sec: 121091.0, logs/30sec: 119613.9, logs/60sec: 116695

What to look for
  • If the log rate is higher than the sustained rates for your FortiAnalyzer model, the hardware is overloaded and needs an upgrade. The sustained rates for FortiAnalyzer models are listed in the Data Sheet on the FortiAnalyzer web page.

Check hardware and software status

get system status

This command shows the system status such as platform type (hardware or VM), firmware version, system time, disk usage, and file system format.

Use this information to check if the hardware is overloaded. This information also helps you and customer support to quickly identify any issues and narrow down the investigation.

Following is a sample result of running this command.

Platform Type : FAZ3500E

Platform Full Name : FortiAnalyzer-3500E

Version : v5.4.3-build1187 170517 (GA)

Serial Number : FL99999999999999

BIOS version : 00010001

System Part-Number : P15168-01

Hostname : SAMPLEFZ350

Max Number of Admin Domains : 4000

Admin Domain Configuration : Disabled

FIPS Mode : Disabled

Branch Point : 738

Release Version Information : GA

Current Time : Tue May 23 10:22:53 PST 2017

Daylight Time Saving : Yes

Time Zone : (GMT-8:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada).

x86-64 Applications : Yes

Disk Usage : Free 17020.10GB, Total 40314.71GB

File System : Ext4

Line Notes

Current Time

This is the SQL insert start time.

File System

Ensure the file system is Ext4. Other file systems will likely cause performance issues.

What to look for:
  • Check the hardware Platform Type. Consider upgrading older hardware, especially older hardware running newer software such as 5.2 or later.
  • Version shows the software version. Ensure you are running the latest software version with the newest report engine.
  • Ensure File System is Ext4. Other file systems will likely cause performance issues.

diagnose fortilogd lograte

This command shows the log receive rate.

Following is a sample result of running this command.

logs/sec: 121091.0, logs/30sec: 119613.9, logs/60sec: 116695

What to look for
  • If the log rate is higher than the sustained rates for your FortiAnalyzer model, the hardware is overloaded and needs an upgrade. The sustained rates for FortiAnalyzer models are listed in the Data Sheet on the FortiAnalyzer web page.