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FortiView Top Source and Top Destination Firewall Objects widgets

The FortiView Source Firewall Objects and FortiView 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 Search field, type Destination Firewall Objects and click the Add button next to the dashboard name.
  3. In the Fabric Member area, select Default or Specify to select a device in the security fabric.
  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 Bytes, Sessions, Bandwidth, or Packets.
  8. Click Add Widget.

Example

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

In the FortiView Source Firewall Objects and FortiView 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 Search field, type Destination Firewall Objects and click the Add button next to the widget name.
  3. From the Time Period dropdown, select Now.
  4. Click Add Widget.
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 Search field, type Destination Firewall Objects and click the Add button next to the widget name.
  3. From the Time Period dropdown, select a time period other than Now.
  4. Click Add Widget.
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 Source Firewall Objects and FortiView 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 Search field, type Destination Firewall Objects and click the Add button next to the dashboard name.
  3. In the Fabric Member area, select Default or Specify to select a device in the security fabric.
  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 Bytes, Sessions, Bandwidth, or Packets.
  8. Click Add Widget.

Example

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

In the FortiView Source Firewall Objects and FortiView 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 Search field, type Destination Firewall Objects and click the Add button next to the widget name.
  3. From the Time Period dropdown, select Now.
  4. Click Add Widget.
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 Search field, type Destination Firewall Objects and click the Add button next to the widget name.
  3. From the Time Period dropdown, select a time period other than Now.
  4. Click Add Widget.
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.