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Customizing the Monitors dashboard

You can add any widget to a predefined dashboard. You can also move, resize, or delete widgets. You cannot rename or delete a predefined dashboard. To reset a predefined dashboard to its default settings, click Dashboard > Reset.

You can add the same widget multiple times and configure each one differently, such as showing a different Time Period, Refresh Interval, or Chart Type.

To create a dashboard:
  1. In the toolbar, click Dashboard > Create New.
  2. Specify the Name and whether you want to create a blank dashboard or use a template.

    If you select From Template, specify which predefined dashboard you want to use as a template.

  3. Click OK. The new dashboard appears In the tree menu.
To display Security Fabric in Monitors:
  1. Create a Security Fabric in FortiGate.
  2. Add the Security Fabric in FortiAnalyzer.
  3. Go to SOC > Monitors > Dashboards.
  4. Select the Fabric State of Security dashboard.
  5. Select the Security Fabric from the Devices menu.
To add a widget:
  1. Select the predefined or custom dashboard where you want to add a widget.
  2. Click Add Widget to expand the menu; then locate the widget you want to add.
  3. Click the + button to add widgets.
  4. When you have finished adding widgets, click the close button to close the Add Widget pane.

You can add any widget to a predefined dashboard. You can also move, resize, or delete widgets. You cannot rename or delete a predefined dashboard. To reset a predefined dashboard to its default settings, click Dashboard > Reset.

You can add the same widget multiple times and configure each one differently, such as showing a different Time Period, Refresh Interval, or Chart Type.

To create a dashboard:
  1. In the toolbar, click Dashboard > Create New.
  2. Specify the Name and whether you want to create a blank dashboard or use a template.

    If you select From Template, specify which predefined dashboard you want to use as a template.

  3. Click OK. The new dashboard appears In the tree menu.
To display Security Fabric in Monitors:
  1. Create a Security Fabric in FortiGate.
  2. Add the Security Fabric in FortiAnalyzer.
  3. Go to SOC > Monitors > Dashboards.
  4. Select the Fabric State of Security dashboard.
  5. Select the Security Fabric from the Devices menu.
To add a widget:
  1. Select the predefined or custom dashboard where you want to add a widget.
  2. Click Add Widget to expand the menu; then locate the widget you want to add.
  3. Click the + button to add widgets.
  4. When you have finished adding widgets, click the close button to close the Add Widget pane.