Fortinet Document Library

Version:


Table of Contents

New Features

6.4.0
Download PDF
Copy Link

View detailed information for individual WiFi connections

Administrators can use the GUI to view detailed information about the health of individual WiFi connections from the Dashboard or the WiFi Clients console. You can also Quarantine or Disassociate a wireless client. The information in the FortiView page is now displayed as tabs in the summary window for each wireless client.

Sample topology

To view the summary page for a wireless client in the GUI:
  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > WiFi Clients, and select a wireless client. Click Diagnostics and Tools to the right side of the Refresh icon.

  2. The summary page for the selected client opens.

  3. On the summary page, click Quarantine.The Quarantine Host dialog opens. Click OK to quarantine the selected wireless client, and close the dialog.

  4. On the summary page, click the Disassociate icon. The Confirm dialog opens. Click OK to dissociate the selected wireless client, and close the dialog.

  5. From the summary page, the Health section displays the overall health for the wireless connection. The overall health of the connection is:

    • Good if the value range for all three conditions are Good.

    • Fair or Poor if one of the three conditions is Fair or Poor.
    Condition Value range
    Signal Strength
    • Good > -56dBm
    • -56dBm > Fair > -75dBm
    • Poor < -75dBm
    Signal Strengthen
    • Good > 39dBm
    • 20dBm < Fair < 39dBm
    • Poor < 20dBm
    Band
    • Good = 5G band
    • Fair = 2.4G band

    Example of an overall health status of Good.

    Example of an overall health status of Fair.

    Example of an overall health status of Poor.

  6. The summary page contains four FortiView tabs:
    • Applications
    • Destinations
    • Policies
    • Logs

  7. Go to Dashboard > WiFi. Click the Clients By FortiAP widget to view the drill-down information for the wireless client.

View detailed information for individual WiFi connections

Administrators can use the GUI to view detailed information about the health of individual WiFi connections from the Dashboard or the WiFi Clients console. You can also Quarantine or Disassociate a wireless client. The information in the FortiView page is now displayed as tabs in the summary window for each wireless client.

Sample topology

To view the summary page for a wireless client in the GUI:
  1. Go to WiFi & Switch Controller > WiFi Clients, and select a wireless client. Click Diagnostics and Tools to the right side of the Refresh icon.

  2. The summary page for the selected client opens.

  3. On the summary page, click Quarantine.The Quarantine Host dialog opens. Click OK to quarantine the selected wireless client, and close the dialog.

  4. On the summary page, click the Disassociate icon. The Confirm dialog opens. Click OK to dissociate the selected wireless client, and close the dialog.

  5. From the summary page, the Health section displays the overall health for the wireless connection. The overall health of the connection is:

    • Good if the value range for all three conditions are Good.

    • Fair or Poor if one of the three conditions is Fair or Poor.
    Condition Value range
    Signal Strength
    • Good > -56dBm
    • -56dBm > Fair > -75dBm
    • Poor < -75dBm
    Signal Strengthen
    • Good > 39dBm
    • 20dBm < Fair < 39dBm
    • Poor < 20dBm
    Band
    • Good = 5G band
    • Fair = 2.4G band

    Example of an overall health status of Good.

    Example of an overall health status of Fair.

    Example of an overall health status of Poor.

  6. The summary page contains four FortiView tabs:
    • Applications
    • Destinations
    • Policies
    • Logs

  7. Go to Dashboard > WiFi. Click the Clients By FortiAP widget to view the drill-down information for the wireless client.