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EMS Administration Guide

System Information widget

The following information displays in the System Information widget when multitenancy is disabled. If multitenancy is enabled, this information displays in the global site System Information widget. See Global and per-site configuration.

Option

Description

Hostname

Name of the computer where you installed FortiClient EMS.

Version

Version number for FortiClient EMS. Also displays the build number. If the current build is an interim build, also displays (Interim) beside the build number.

Database

Options to back up and restore the database. See To back up the database: and To restore the database:.

System Time

Time and date that the computer where you installed FortiClient EMS uses.

Uptime

Number of days, hours, minutes, and seconds FortiClient EMS has been running.

Note

EMS cannot create or restore database backups when using a remote SQL database server.

To back up the database:
  1. Go to Dashboard > Status.
  2. Beside Database, click Backup.
  3. Set the following options:

    Password

    Enter a password for backing up and restoring the database.

    Confirm password

    Reenter the password to confirm it.

  4. Click Back up. FortiClient EMS backs up the database.
To restore the database:
  1. Go to Dashboard > Status.
  2. Beside Database, click Restore.
  3. Click Browse.
  4. Locate the database backup file, and click Open.
  5. In the Password field, enter the password used to back up the database.
  6. Click Restore. When the database is restored, a message appears. The message instructs you to wait for the restored database to reload.
  7. Wait for the restored database to be reloaded.

System Information widget

The following information displays in the System Information widget when multitenancy is disabled. If multitenancy is enabled, this information displays in the global site System Information widget. See Global and per-site configuration.

Option

Description

Hostname

Name of the computer where you installed FortiClient EMS.

Version

Version number for FortiClient EMS. Also displays the build number. If the current build is an interim build, also displays (Interim) beside the build number.

Database

Options to back up and restore the database. See To back up the database: and To restore the database:.

System Time

Time and date that the computer where you installed FortiClient EMS uses.

Uptime

Number of days, hours, minutes, and seconds FortiClient EMS has been running.

Note

EMS cannot create or restore database backups when using a remote SQL database server.

To back up the database:
  1. Go to Dashboard > Status.
  2. Beside Database, click Backup.
  3. Set the following options:

    Password

    Enter a password for backing up and restoring the database.

    Confirm password

    Reenter the password to confirm it.

  4. Click Back up. FortiClient EMS backs up the database.
To restore the database:
  1. Go to Dashboard > Status.
  2. Beside Database, click Restore.
  3. Click Browse.
  4. Locate the database backup file, and click Open.
  5. In the Password field, enter the password used to back up the database.
  6. Click Restore. When the database is restored, a message appears. The message instructs you to wait for the restored database to reload.
  7. Wait for the restored database to be reloaded.