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Traffic shaping charts 7.2.1

The Traffic Shaping Monitor dashboard is added to FortiView > Monitors.

This dashboard includes the following widgets:

  • Bandwidth: Displays the bandwidth of traffic shapers over time in a line chart.
  • Top Applications and Traffic Shaping: Displays the traffic volume and dropped bytes for the top applications in a stacked bar chart.
  • Dropped Bytes Over Time Per Shaper: Displays the dropped bytes for different traffic shapers on a selected interface over a period of time in a line chart.
Note

To use the Traffic Shaping Monitor, you must configure per-IP traffic shaper and shared traffic shaper on the FortiGate device. Then, configure a traffic shaping policy. For more information, see the FortiGate Administration Guide.

To use these widgets, go to FortiView > Monitors > Traffic Shaping Monitor.

From the toolbar, select the devices, the traffic shaping interface, and a time range for the monitor. In the image below, the user selects wan1 (FGT91E-3) as the traffic shaping interface.

To use the Bandwidth widget:
  1. To display the bandwidth at a specific time in a tooltip, mouse over the line chart.

    You can also click the bandwidth icon in the legend to hide/show the corresponding line in the chart.

To use the Top Applications and Traffic Shaping widget:
  1. From the Top dropdown, select the number of top applications (5/10/15/20) to display in the widget .

    The widget displays the top five applications by default.

  2. To display a summary of application traffic and dropped bytes in a tooltip, mouse over the stacked bar chart.

    Application Traffic and Dropped Bytes can be hidden/shown in the bar chart by click the corresponding icon in the legend.

  3. To display the Application Users table view, click a bar in the chart.

    This view includes a summary of the application traffic, including the number of sessions and bytes (sent/received) by user.

  4. To return to the widget, click Top Applications and Traffic Shaping.
To use the Dropped Bytes Over Time Per Shaper widget:
  1. To display a summary of dropped bytes per shaper in a tooltip, mouse over the line chart.

  2. Click a shaper in the legend to hide/show it in the line chart.

    Greyed-out shapers in the legend are hidden in the line chart.

  3. Click More details to display the Traffic Shaping Policy Hits table view.

    This table includes the total sessions and bytes (sent/received) by shaping policy.

  4. To return to the chart, click Dropped Bytes Over Time Per Shaper.

    Note that shared shapers, reverse shapers, and per-ip shapers are supported in this widget.

Traffic shaping charts 7.2.1

The Traffic Shaping Monitor dashboard is added to FortiView > Monitors.

This dashboard includes the following widgets:

  • Bandwidth: Displays the bandwidth of traffic shapers over time in a line chart.
  • Top Applications and Traffic Shaping: Displays the traffic volume and dropped bytes for the top applications in a stacked bar chart.
  • Dropped Bytes Over Time Per Shaper: Displays the dropped bytes for different traffic shapers on a selected interface over a period of time in a line chart.
Note

To use the Traffic Shaping Monitor, you must configure per-IP traffic shaper and shared traffic shaper on the FortiGate device. Then, configure a traffic shaping policy. For more information, see the FortiGate Administration Guide.

To use these widgets, go to FortiView > Monitors > Traffic Shaping Monitor.

From the toolbar, select the devices, the traffic shaping interface, and a time range for the monitor. In the image below, the user selects wan1 (FGT91E-3) as the traffic shaping interface.

To use the Bandwidth widget:
  1. To display the bandwidth at a specific time in a tooltip, mouse over the line chart.

    You can also click the bandwidth icon in the legend to hide/show the corresponding line in the chart.

To use the Top Applications and Traffic Shaping widget:
  1. From the Top dropdown, select the number of top applications (5/10/15/20) to display in the widget .

    The widget displays the top five applications by default.

  2. To display a summary of application traffic and dropped bytes in a tooltip, mouse over the stacked bar chart.

    Application Traffic and Dropped Bytes can be hidden/shown in the bar chart by click the corresponding icon in the legend.

  3. To display the Application Users table view, click a bar in the chart.

    This view includes a summary of the application traffic, including the number of sessions and bytes (sent/received) by user.

  4. To return to the widget, click Top Applications and Traffic Shaping.
To use the Dropped Bytes Over Time Per Shaper widget:
  1. To display a summary of dropped bytes per shaper in a tooltip, mouse over the line chart.

  2. Click a shaper in the legend to hide/show it in the line chart.

    Greyed-out shapers in the legend are hidden in the line chart.

  3. Click More details to display the Traffic Shaping Policy Hits table view.

    This table includes the total sessions and bytes (sent/received) by shaping policy.

  4. To return to the chart, click Dropped Bytes Over Time Per Shaper.

    Note that shared shapers, reverse shapers, and per-ip shapers are supported in this widget.