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Table of Contents

EMS Administration Guide

Site level configuration

The following lists settings you must configure separately for each site:

  • System Settings > EMS Settings:
    • Shared Settings > Reset Stalled Deployment Interval
    • EMS Settings:
      • Sign software packages
      • Enable Managed by EMS
      • Enable login banner. This login banner only shows when you sign in to the current specified site.
    • EMS for Chromebooks Settings:
      • User inactivity timeout
      • Profile update interval
    • Endpoints Settings
    • EMS FSSO Settings
  • System Settings > FortiGuard Services
  • System Settings > Custom Messages
  • System Settings > Feature Select
  • Dashboard widgets and charts. The License Information widget for each site displays the information for the licenses that are assigned to that site. When using an on-premise EMS, you cannot update any licensing information from the site-level Dashboard.
  • (FortiClient Cloud-only) License management: You must license EMS at the site level. You cannot later assign these licenses to other sites.
  • Site-level administrator permissions
  • Endpoint management
  • Endpoint policies
  • Endpoint profiles
  • Deployment packages. When an endpoint installs FortiClient using a deployment package configured from a particular site, it registers to that site automatically.
  • Endpoint profile components
  • Zero Trust tagging rules
  • Software Inventory
  • Email endpoint alerts

Site level configuration

The following lists settings you must configure separately for each site:

  • System Settings > EMS Settings:
    • Shared Settings > Reset Stalled Deployment Interval
    • EMS Settings:
      • Sign software packages
      • Enable Managed by EMS
      • Enable login banner. This login banner only shows when you sign in to the current specified site.
    • EMS for Chromebooks Settings:
      • User inactivity timeout
      • Profile update interval
    • Endpoints Settings
    • EMS FSSO Settings
  • System Settings > FortiGuard Services
  • System Settings > Custom Messages
  • System Settings > Feature Select
  • Dashboard widgets and charts. The License Information widget for each site displays the information for the licenses that are assigned to that site. When using an on-premise EMS, you cannot update any licensing information from the site-level Dashboard.
  • (FortiClient Cloud-only) License management: You must license EMS at the site level. You cannot later assign these licenses to other sites.
  • Site-level administrator permissions
  • Endpoint management
  • Endpoint policies
  • Endpoint profiles
  • Deployment packages. When an endpoint installs FortiClient using a deployment package configured from a particular site, it registers to that site automatically.
  • Endpoint profile components
  • Zero Trust tagging rules
  • Software Inventory
  • Email endpoint alerts