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Administration Guide

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Creating a fabric system and license dashboard

Create a dashboard summary page to monitor all the fabric devices in a single view. You can use the dashboard to monitor aspects of the devices such as system information, VPN, and routing.

To create a system dashboard in the GUI:
  1. In the dashboard banner, click Dashboard Actions > Create New. The Add Dashboard window opens.
  2. Configure the dashboard settings.
    1. In the Name field, enter a name for the dashboard. such as Fabric System & License.
    2. Set the Layout Type:

      Option

      Description

      Responsive The number of columns the dashboard has is determined by screen size. Widgets can only be re-sized horizontally, but the dashboard will look good on all screen sizes.
      NOC The number of columns the dashboard has is explicitly set. Widgets can be re-sized both vertically and horizontally, but the dashboard will look best on the screen size it's originally set up on. This option will work best for a Network Operation Center dashboard.
      Standalone Only one widget can be added as full-size.
    3. In the FortiGate Selection area, select Widget.
    4. Click OK. The new dashboard appears in the tree menu.
  3. In the banner, click Add Widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  4. Click the Add icon next to widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  5. From the FortiGate dropdown, select a fabric device, and then click Add Widget. The widget is added to the dashboard.

    Repeat this step for all the devices you want to view in the dashboard.

  6. (Optional) Arrange the widgets in the dashboard by fabric device.

Creating a fabric system and license dashboard

Create a dashboard summary page to monitor all the fabric devices in a single view. You can use the dashboard to monitor aspects of the devices such as system information, VPN, and routing.

To create a system dashboard in the GUI:
  1. In the dashboard banner, click Dashboard Actions > Create New. The Add Dashboard window opens.
  2. Configure the dashboard settings.
    1. In the Name field, enter a name for the dashboard. such as Fabric System & License.
    2. Set the Layout Type:

      Option

      Description

      Responsive The number of columns the dashboard has is determined by screen size. Widgets can only be re-sized horizontally, but the dashboard will look good on all screen sizes.
      NOC The number of columns the dashboard has is explicitly set. Widgets can be re-sized both vertically and horizontally, but the dashboard will look best on the screen size it's originally set up on. This option will work best for a Network Operation Center dashboard.
      Standalone Only one widget can be added as full-size.
    3. In the FortiGate Selection area, select Widget.
    4. Click OK. The new dashboard appears in the tree menu.
  3. In the banner, click Add Widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  4. Click the Add icon next to widget. The Add Dashboard Widget window opens.
  5. From the FortiGate dropdown, select a fabric device, and then click Add Widget. The widget is added to the dashboard.

    Repeat this step for all the devices you want to view in the dashboard.

  6. (Optional) Arrange the widgets in the dashboard by fabric device.