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WiFi client monitor

The following shows a simple network topology when using FortiAPs with FortiGate:

To view connected WiFi clients on the FortiGate unit, go to Monitor > WiFi Client Monitor. The following columns display:

Column

Description

SSID

SSID that the client connected to, such as the tunnel, bridge, or mesh.

FortiAP

Serial number of the FortiAP unit that the client connected to.

User

Username if using WPA enterprise authentication.

IP

IP address assigned to the wireless client.

Device

Wireless client device type.

Channel

FortiAP operation channel.

Auth

Authentication type used.

Channel

WiFi radio channel in use.

Bandwidth Tx/Rx

Client received and transmitted bandwidth in Kbps.

Signal Strength/Noise

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

Association Time

How long the client has been connected to this AP.

Device OS

Wireless device OS.

Manufacturer

Wireless device manufacturer.

MIMO

Wireless device MIMO information.

WiFi client monitor

The following shows a simple network topology when using FortiAPs with FortiGate:

To view connected WiFi clients on the FortiGate unit, go to Monitor > WiFi Client Monitor. The following columns display:

Column

Description

SSID

SSID that the client connected to, such as the tunnel, bridge, or mesh.

FortiAP

Serial number of the FortiAP unit that the client connected to.

User

Username if using WPA enterprise authentication.

IP

IP address assigned to the wireless client.

Device

Wireless client device type.

Channel

FortiAP operation channel.

Auth

Authentication type used.

Channel

WiFi radio channel in use.

Bandwidth Tx/Rx

Client received and transmitted bandwidth in Kbps.

Signal Strength/Noise

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

Association Time

How long the client has been connected to this AP.

Device OS

Wireless device OS.

Manufacturer

Wireless device manufacturer.

MIMO

Wireless device MIMO information.