FortiView is the FortiOS log view tool which is a comprehensive monitoring system for your network. FortiView integrates real-time and historical data into a single view on your FortiGate. It can log and monitor network threats, filter data on multiple levels, keep track of administration activities, and more.
You can use multiple filters in the consoles to narrow your view to a specific time range, by user ID or local IP address, by application, and many more.
Use FortiView to investigate traffic activity such as user uploads/downloads or videos watched on YouTube. You view the traffic on the whole network, by user group, or by individual. FortiView displays the information in both text and visual format, giving you an overall picture of your network traffic activity so that you can quickly decide on actionable items.
Logging range and depth depends on the FortiGate model.
The following are just some of the FortiView categories:
FortiOS has widgets that you can use to further customize these categories. You can place widgets where you want on dashboards. You can also customize widgets to show information that is most important to you, such as the time range, source logging device, and other information.
FortiView is integrated with many UTM functions and each release adds more features. For example, you can quarantine an IP address directly in FortiView or create custom devices and addresses from a FortiView entry.
The following topics provide information about FortiView: