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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Task Monitor

Use the task monitor to view the status of the tasks you have performed.

Go to System Settings > Task Monitor to view the task monitor. The task list size can also be configured; see Advanced Settings.

To filter the information in the monitor, enter a text string in the search field.

The following options are available:

Group Error Devices

Create a group of the failed devices, allowing for re-installations to be done only on the failed devices.

Delete

Remove the selected task or tasks from the list.

This changes to Cancel Running Task(s) when View is Running.

View Task Detail

View the task Index, Name, Status, Time Used, and History, in a new window.

Click the icons in the History column to view the following information:

  • History
  • Promotion of device in FortiAnalyzer with autolink
  • Upgrade remote device firmware
  • Retrieve remote device configuration
  • Installation of device templates
  • Installation of policy packages
  • Execution of additional scripts

To filter the information in the task details, enter a text string in the search field. This can be useful when troubleshooting warnings and errors.

Show Status

Select which tasks to view from the dropdown list, based on their status. The available options are: All, Pending, Running, Canceling, Canceled , Done, Error, Aborting, Aborted, and Warning.

Column Settings

Select the columns you want to display from the dropdown.

The following information is available:

ID

The identification number for a task.

Source

The platform from where the task is performed.

Description

The nature of the task. Double-click the task to display the specific actions taken under this task.

User

The user or users who performed the tasks.

Status

The status of the task:

  • Success: Completed with success.
  • Error: Completed without success.
  • Canceled: User canceled the task.
  • Canceling: User is canceling the task.
  • Aborted: The FortiAnalyzer system stopped performing this task.
  • Aborting: The FortiAnalyzer system is stopping performing this task.
  • Running: Being processed. In this status, a percentage bar appears in the Status column.
  • Pending
  • Warning

Time Used

The number of seconds to complete the task.

ADOM

The ADOM associated with the task.

Start Time

The time that the task was started.

End Time

The time that the task was completed.

Task Monitor

Use the task monitor to view the status of the tasks you have performed.

Go to System Settings > Task Monitor to view the task monitor. The task list size can also be configured; see Advanced Settings.

To filter the information in the monitor, enter a text string in the search field.

The following options are available:

Group Error Devices

Create a group of the failed devices, allowing for re-installations to be done only on the failed devices.

Delete

Remove the selected task or tasks from the list.

This changes to Cancel Running Task(s) when View is Running.

View Task Detail

View the task Index, Name, Status, Time Used, and History, in a new window.

Click the icons in the History column to view the following information:

  • History
  • Promotion of device in FortiAnalyzer with autolink
  • Upgrade remote device firmware
  • Retrieve remote device configuration
  • Installation of device templates
  • Installation of policy packages
  • Execution of additional scripts

To filter the information in the task details, enter a text string in the search field. This can be useful when troubleshooting warnings and errors.

Show Status

Select which tasks to view from the dropdown list, based on their status. The available options are: All, Pending, Running, Canceling, Canceled , Done, Error, Aborting, Aborted, and Warning.

Column Settings

Select the columns you want to display from the dropdown.

The following information is available:

ID

The identification number for a task.

Source

The platform from where the task is performed.

Description

The nature of the task. Double-click the task to display the specific actions taken under this task.

User

The user or users who performed the tasks.

Status

The status of the task:

  • Success: Completed with success.
  • Error: Completed without success.
  • Canceled: User canceled the task.
  • Canceling: User is canceling the task.
  • Aborted: The FortiAnalyzer system stopped performing this task.
  • Aborting: The FortiAnalyzer system is stopping performing this task.
  • Running: Being processed. In this status, a percentage bar appears in the Status column.
  • Pending
  • Warning

Time Used

The number of seconds to complete the task.

ADOM

The ADOM associated with the task.

Start Time

The time that the task was started.

End Time

The time that the task was completed.