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FortiView Top Source and Top Destination Firewall Objects widgets

The FortiView Top Source Firewall Objects and Destination Firewall Objects widgets leverage UUID to resolve firewall object address names for improved usability.

Requirements

To have a historical Firewall Objects-based view, address objects' UUIDs need to be logged.

To enable address object UUID logging in the CLI:

config system global

set log-uuid-address enable

end

To add a firewall object widget in the GUI:
  1. Open a dashboard, and click Add Widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  2. In the FortiView area, click Top FortiView N.
  3. In the LAN/DMZ tab, select Destination Firewall Objects or Source Firewall Objects.

  4. In the Data Source area, select Best Available or Specify. For information about data sources, see FortiView interface.
  5. From the Time Period dropdown, select the time period.
  6. In the Visualization area, select Table View or Bubble Chart.
  7. From the Sort By dropdown, select the data type.

Example

In this example, firewall addresses have been configured and associated with a unique UUID.

In the Top Source Firewall Objects and Top Destination Firewall Objects widgets, firewall objects can be displayed in real-time or in a historical chart. Objects can also be drilled down for more details.

To view Firewall Object-based charts in real-time:
  1. Open a dashboard, and click Add Widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  2.  In the FortiView area, click Top FortiView N.
    1. From the FortiView dropdown, select Destination Firewall Objects.
    2. From the Time Period dropdown, select now.
    3. Click OK.
To view Firewall Object-based charts over a historical period:
  1. Open a dashboard, and click Add Widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  2. In the FortiView area, click Top FortiView N.
    1. From the FortiView dropdown, select Destination Firewall Objects.
    2. From the Time Period dropdown, select a time period other than now.
    3. Click OK.
To drill down Firewall Objects:
  1. Right-click on any Source or Destination Object in the view results.
  2. Select Drill Down to Details. More information displays about the object; there are additional criteria to filter data.

FortiView Top Source and Top Destination Firewall Objects widgets

The FortiView Top Source Firewall Objects and Destination Firewall Objects widgets leverage UUID to resolve firewall object address names for improved usability.

Requirements

To have a historical Firewall Objects-based view, address objects' UUIDs need to be logged.

To enable address object UUID logging in the CLI:

config system global

set log-uuid-address enable

end

To add a firewall object widget in the GUI:
  1. Open a dashboard, and click Add Widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  2. In the FortiView area, click Top FortiView N.
  3. In the LAN/DMZ tab, select Destination Firewall Objects or Source Firewall Objects.

  4. In the Data Source area, select Best Available or Specify. For information about data sources, see FortiView interface.
  5. From the Time Period dropdown, select the time period.
  6. In the Visualization area, select Table View or Bubble Chart.
  7. From the Sort By dropdown, select the data type.

Example

In this example, firewall addresses have been configured and associated with a unique UUID.

In the Top Source Firewall Objects and Top Destination Firewall Objects widgets, firewall objects can be displayed in real-time or in a historical chart. Objects can also be drilled down for more details.

To view Firewall Object-based charts in real-time:
  1. Open a dashboard, and click Add Widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  2.  In the FortiView area, click Top FortiView N.
    1. From the FortiView dropdown, select Destination Firewall Objects.
    2. From the Time Period dropdown, select now.
    3. Click OK.
To view Firewall Object-based charts over a historical period:
  1. Open a dashboard, and click Add Widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  2. In the FortiView area, click Top FortiView N.
    1. From the FortiView dropdown, select Destination Firewall Objects.
    2. From the Time Period dropdown, select a time period other than now.
    3. Click OK.
To drill down Firewall Objects:
  1. Right-click on any Source or Destination Object in the view results.
  2. Select Drill Down to Details. More information displays about the object; there are additional criteria to filter data.