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FortiWiFi and FortiAP Configuration Guide

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Monitoring wireless clients

To view connected clients on a FortiGate or FortiWiFi unit
  1. Go to Monitor > WiFi Client Monitor.
    The following information is displayed on both the FortiGate and FortiWiFi units, unless otherwise specified:

SSID

The SSID that the client is connected to.

FortiAP

The serial number of the FortiAP unit to which the client connected.

User

The user name associated with the device.

IP

The IP address assigned to the wireless client.

MAC Address

The MAC address of the device.

Note: This column is available on the FortiGate only.

Device

 

Channel

WiFi radio channel in use.

Bandwidth Tx/Rx

Client received and transmitted bandwidth, in Kbps.

Signal Strength / Noise

The signal-to-noise ratio in decibels calculated from signal strength and noise level.

Signal Strength

 

Association Time

How long the client has been connected to this access point.

Results can be filtered. Select the filter icon on the column you want to filter. Enter the values to include. If you want to exclude values, specify them and also select NOT.

Monitoring wireless clients

To view connected clients on a FortiGate or FortiWiFi unit
  1. Go to Monitor > WiFi Client Monitor.
    The following information is displayed on both the FortiGate and FortiWiFi units, unless otherwise specified:

SSID

The SSID that the client is connected to.

FortiAP

The serial number of the FortiAP unit to which the client connected.

User

The user name associated with the device.

IP

The IP address assigned to the wireless client.

MAC Address

The MAC address of the device.

Note: This column is available on the FortiGate only.

Device

 

Channel

WiFi radio channel in use.

Bandwidth Tx/Rx

Client received and transmitted bandwidth, in Kbps.

Signal Strength / Noise

The signal-to-noise ratio in decibels calculated from signal strength and noise level.

Signal Strength

 

Association Time

How long the client has been connected to this access point.

Results can be filtered. Select the filter icon on the column you want to filter. Enter the values to include. If you want to exclude values, specify them and also select NOT.