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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

GUI overview

When you log into the FortiAnalyzer GUI, the following home page of tiles is displayed:

Select one of the following tiles to display the respective pane. The available tiles vary depending on the privileges of the current user.

Device Manager

Add and manage devices and VDOMs. See Device Manager.

Fabric View

Configure fabric connectors. See Fabric View.

Management Extensions

Enable and use management extension applications that are released and signed by Fortinet. See Management Extensions.

FortiView

Summarizes SOC information in FortiView and Monitors dashboards, which include widgets displaying log data in graphical formats, network security, WiFi security, and system performance in real-time.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

Log View

View logs for managed devices. You can display, download, import, and delete logs on this page. You can also define custom views and create log groups. See Log View and Log Quota Management.

FortiSoC

FortiSoC is a subscription service that enables playbook automation for security operations on FortiAnalyzer. See FortiSoC.

Reports

Generate reports. You can also configure report templates, schedules, and output profiles, and manage charts and datasets. See Reports.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

FortiRecorder

Manage FortiCamera devices and view camera streams and recordings through the Monitors dashboard.

This pane is only available in physical appliances and is disabled by default. See FortiRecorder

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

System Settings

Configure system settings such as network interfaces, administrators, system time, server settings, and others. You can also perform maintenance and firmware operations. See System Settings.

Incidents & Events

Configure and view events for logging devices. See Incident and Event Management.

This pane is only visible when the FortiSoC pane is disabled. This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

After you choose a tile, click the Open/Close side menu button beside the tile name to close the side menu and view only the content pane in the browser window, or click to display the side menu and the content pane. See Side menu open or closed.

The top-right corner of the home page includes a variety of possible selections:

ADOM

If ADOMs are enabled, the required ADOM can be selected from the dropdown list.

The ADOMs available from the ADOM menu will vary depending on the privileges of the current user.

Tools

Click to access the CLI Console and the Online Help.

 

CLI Console

The CLI console is a terminal window that enables you to configure the FortiAnalyzer unit using CLI commands directly from the GUI, without making a separate SSH, or local console connection to access the CLI.

When using the CLI console, you are logged in with the same administrator account that you used to access the GUI. You can enter commands by typing them, or you can copy and paste commands into or out of the console.

Click Detach in the CLI Console toolbar to open the console in a separate window.

Note: The CLI Console requires that your web browser support JavaScript.

 

Online Help

Click to open the FortiAnalyzer online help.

You can also open the FortiAnalyzer basic setup video (https://video.fortinet.com/products/fortianalyzer/6.2/).

Notification

Click to display a list of notifications. Select a notification from the list to take action on the issue.

admin

Click to change the administrator profile, upgrade the firmware of FortiAnalyzer, change your password, or log out of the GUI.

GUI overview

When you log into the FortiAnalyzer GUI, the following home page of tiles is displayed:

Select one of the following tiles to display the respective pane. The available tiles vary depending on the privileges of the current user.

Device Manager

Add and manage devices and VDOMs. See Device Manager.

Fabric View

Configure fabric connectors. See Fabric View.

Management Extensions

Enable and use management extension applications that are released and signed by Fortinet. See Management Extensions.

FortiView

Summarizes SOC information in FortiView and Monitors dashboards, which include widgets displaying log data in graphical formats, network security, WiFi security, and system performance in real-time.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

Log View

View logs for managed devices. You can display, download, import, and delete logs on this page. You can also define custom views and create log groups. See Log View and Log Quota Management.

FortiSoC

FortiSoC is a subscription service that enables playbook automation for security operations on FortiAnalyzer. See FortiSoC.

Reports

Generate reports. You can also configure report templates, schedules, and output profiles, and manage charts and datasets. See Reports.

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

FortiRecorder

Manage FortiCamera devices and view camera streams and recordings through the Monitors dashboard.

This pane is only available in physical appliances and is disabled by default. See FortiRecorder

This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

System Settings

Configure system settings such as network interfaces, administrators, system time, server settings, and others. You can also perform maintenance and firmware operations. See System Settings.

Incidents & Events

Configure and view events for logging devices. See Incident and Event Management.

This pane is only visible when the FortiSoC pane is disabled. This pane is not available when the unit is in Collector mode.

After you choose a tile, click the Open/Close side menu button beside the tile name to close the side menu and view only the content pane in the browser window, or click to display the side menu and the content pane. See Side menu open or closed.

The top-right corner of the home page includes a variety of possible selections:

ADOM

If ADOMs are enabled, the required ADOM can be selected from the dropdown list.

The ADOMs available from the ADOM menu will vary depending on the privileges of the current user.

Tools

Click to access the CLI Console and the Online Help.

 

CLI Console

The CLI console is a terminal window that enables you to configure the FortiAnalyzer unit using CLI commands directly from the GUI, without making a separate SSH, or local console connection to access the CLI.

When using the CLI console, you are logged in with the same administrator account that you used to access the GUI. You can enter commands by typing them, or you can copy and paste commands into or out of the console.

Click Detach in the CLI Console toolbar to open the console in a separate window.

Note: The CLI Console requires that your web browser support JavaScript.

 

Online Help

Click to open the FortiAnalyzer online help.

You can also open the FortiAnalyzer basic setup video (https://video.fortinet.com/products/fortianalyzer/6.2/).

Notification

Click to display a list of notifications. Select a notification from the list to take action on the issue.

admin

Click to change the administrator profile, upgrade the firmware of FortiAnalyzer, change your password, or log out of the GUI.