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Administration Guide

Default automation stitches

The following default automation stitches are included in FortiOS:

  • Compromised Host Quarantine
  • Incoming Webhook Quarantine
  • HA Failover
  • Network Down
  • Reboot
  • FortiAnalyzer Connection Down
  • License Expired Notification
  • Security Rating Notification

To view and edit the automation stitches in the GUI, go to Security Fabric > Automation.

CLI configurations

Compromised Host Quarantine

config system automation-action
    edit "Quarantine on FortiSwitch + FortiAP"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for quarantining a MAC address on FortiSwitches and FortiAPs."
        set action-type quarantine
    next
    edit "Quarantine FortiClient EMS Endpoint"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for quarantining a FortiClient EMS endpoint device."
        set action-type quarantine-forticlient
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Compromised Host - High"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a high severity compromised host is detected."
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Compromised Host Quarantine"
        set description "Default automation stitch to quarantine a high severity compromised host on FortiAPs, FortiSwitches, and FortiClient EMS."
        set status disable
        set trigger "Compromised Host - High"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Quarantine on FortiSwitch + FortiAP"
            next
            edit 2
                set action "Quarantine FortiClient EMS Endpoint"
            next
        end
    next
end

FortiAnalyzer Connection Down

config system automation-action
    edit "FortiExplorer Notification"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending a notification to any FortiExplorer mobile application."
        set action-type fortiexplorer-notification
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "FortiAnalyzer Connection Down"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when the FortiAnalyzer connection is lost."
        set event-type event-log
        set logid 22902
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "FortiAnalyzer Connection Down"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send a FortiExplorer notification when the connection to FortiAnalyzer is lost."
        set trigger "FortiAnalyzer Connection Down"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "FortiExplorer Notification"
            next
        end
    next
end

Network Down

config system automation-action
     edit "Default Email"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending an email with basic information on the log event."
        set action-type email
        set email-subject "%%log.logdesc%%"
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Network Down"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a network connection goes down."
        set event-type event-log
        set logid 20099
        config fields
            edit 1
                set name "status"
                set value "DOWN"
            next
        end
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Network Down"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send an email when a network goes down."
        set status disable
        set trigger "Network Down"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Default Email"
            next
        end
    next
end

HA Failover

config system automation-action
    edit "Default Email"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending an email with basic information on the log event."
        set action-type email
        set email-subject "%%log.logdesc%%"
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "HA Failover"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when an HA failover occurs."
        set event-type ha-failover
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "HA Failover"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send an email when a HA failover is detected."
        set status disable
        set trigger "HA Failover"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Default Email"
            next
        end
    next
end

Incoming Webhook Quarantine

config system automation-action
    edit "Quarantine on FortiSwitch + FortiAP"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for quarantining a MAC address on FortiSwitches and FortiAPs."
        set action-type quarantine
    next
    edit "Quarantine FortiClient EMS Endpoint"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for quarantining a FortiClient EMS endpoint device."
        set action-type quarantine-forticlient
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Incoming Webhook Call"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for an incoming webhook."
        set event-type incoming-webhook
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Incoming Webhook Quarantine"
        set description "Default automation stitch to quarantine a provided MAC address on FortiAPs, FortiSwitches, and FortiClient EMS using an Incoming Webhook."
        set trigger "Incoming Webhook Call"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Quarantine on FortiSwitch + FortiAP"
            next
            edit 2
                set action "Quarantine FortiClient EMS Endpoint"
            next
        end
    next 
end

License Expired Notification

config system automation-action
    edit "FortiExplorer Notification"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending a notification to any FortiExplorer mobile application."
        set action-type fortiexplorer-notification
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "License Expired Notification"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a license is near expiration."
        set event-type license-near-expiry
        set license-type any
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "License Expired Notification"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send a FortiExplorer notification when a license is near expiration."
        set trigger "License Expired Notification"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "FortiExplorer Notification"
            next
        end
    next 
end

Reboot

config system automation-action
    edit "Default Email"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending an email with basic information on the log event."
        set action-type email
        set email-subject "%%log.logdesc%%"
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Reboot"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a FortiGate is rebooted."
        set event-type reboot
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Reboot"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send an email when a FortiGate is rebooted."
        set status disable
        set trigger "Reboot"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Default Email"
            next
        end
    next
end

Security Rating Notification

config system automation-action
    edit "FortiExplorer Notification"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending a notification to any FortiExplorer mobile application."
        set action-type fortiexplorer-notification
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Security Rating Notification"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a new Security Rating report is available."
        set event-type security-rating-summary
        set report-type any
    next 
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Security Rating Notification"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send a FortiExplorer notification when a new Security Rating report is available."
        set trigger "Security Rating Notification"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "FortiExplorer Notification"
            next
        end
    next
end

Default automation stitches

The following default automation stitches are included in FortiOS:

  • Compromised Host Quarantine
  • Incoming Webhook Quarantine
  • HA Failover
  • Network Down
  • Reboot
  • FortiAnalyzer Connection Down
  • License Expired Notification
  • Security Rating Notification

To view and edit the automation stitches in the GUI, go to Security Fabric > Automation.

CLI configurations

Compromised Host Quarantine

config system automation-action
    edit "Quarantine on FortiSwitch + FortiAP"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for quarantining a MAC address on FortiSwitches and FortiAPs."
        set action-type quarantine
    next
    edit "Quarantine FortiClient EMS Endpoint"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for quarantining a FortiClient EMS endpoint device."
        set action-type quarantine-forticlient
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Compromised Host - High"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a high severity compromised host is detected."
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Compromised Host Quarantine"
        set description "Default automation stitch to quarantine a high severity compromised host on FortiAPs, FortiSwitches, and FortiClient EMS."
        set status disable
        set trigger "Compromised Host - High"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Quarantine on FortiSwitch + FortiAP"
            next
            edit 2
                set action "Quarantine FortiClient EMS Endpoint"
            next
        end
    next
end

FortiAnalyzer Connection Down

config system automation-action
    edit "FortiExplorer Notification"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending a notification to any FortiExplorer mobile application."
        set action-type fortiexplorer-notification
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "FortiAnalyzer Connection Down"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when the FortiAnalyzer connection is lost."
        set event-type event-log
        set logid 22902
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "FortiAnalyzer Connection Down"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send a FortiExplorer notification when the connection to FortiAnalyzer is lost."
        set trigger "FortiAnalyzer Connection Down"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "FortiExplorer Notification"
            next
        end
    next
end

Network Down

config system automation-action
     edit "Default Email"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending an email with basic information on the log event."
        set action-type email
        set email-subject "%%log.logdesc%%"
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Network Down"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a network connection goes down."
        set event-type event-log
        set logid 20099
        config fields
            edit 1
                set name "status"
                set value "DOWN"
            next
        end
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Network Down"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send an email when a network goes down."
        set status disable
        set trigger "Network Down"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Default Email"
            next
        end
    next
end

HA Failover

config system automation-action
    edit "Default Email"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending an email with basic information on the log event."
        set action-type email
        set email-subject "%%log.logdesc%%"
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "HA Failover"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when an HA failover occurs."
        set event-type ha-failover
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "HA Failover"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send an email when a HA failover is detected."
        set status disable
        set trigger "HA Failover"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Default Email"
            next
        end
    next
end

Incoming Webhook Quarantine

config system automation-action
    edit "Quarantine on FortiSwitch + FortiAP"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for quarantining a MAC address on FortiSwitches and FortiAPs."
        set action-type quarantine
    next
    edit "Quarantine FortiClient EMS Endpoint"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for quarantining a FortiClient EMS endpoint device."
        set action-type quarantine-forticlient
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Incoming Webhook Call"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for an incoming webhook."
        set event-type incoming-webhook
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Incoming Webhook Quarantine"
        set description "Default automation stitch to quarantine a provided MAC address on FortiAPs, FortiSwitches, and FortiClient EMS using an Incoming Webhook."
        set trigger "Incoming Webhook Call"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Quarantine on FortiSwitch + FortiAP"
            next
            edit 2
                set action "Quarantine FortiClient EMS Endpoint"
            next
        end
    next 
end

License Expired Notification

config system automation-action
    edit "FortiExplorer Notification"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending a notification to any FortiExplorer mobile application."
        set action-type fortiexplorer-notification
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "License Expired Notification"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a license is near expiration."
        set event-type license-near-expiry
        set license-type any
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "License Expired Notification"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send a FortiExplorer notification when a license is near expiration."
        set trigger "License Expired Notification"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "FortiExplorer Notification"
            next
        end
    next 
end

Reboot

config system automation-action
    edit "Default Email"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending an email with basic information on the log event."
        set action-type email
        set email-subject "%%log.logdesc%%"
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Reboot"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a FortiGate is rebooted."
        set event-type reboot
    next
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Reboot"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send an email when a FortiGate is rebooted."
        set status disable
        set trigger "Reboot"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "Default Email"
            next
        end
    next
end

Security Rating Notification

config system automation-action
    edit "FortiExplorer Notification"
        set description "Default automation action configuration for sending a notification to any FortiExplorer mobile application."
        set action-type fortiexplorer-notification
    next
end
config system automation-trigger
    edit "Security Rating Notification"
        set description "Default automation trigger configuration for when a new Security Rating report is available."
        set event-type security-rating-summary
        set report-type any
    next 
end
config system automation-stitch
    edit "Security Rating Notification"
        set description "Default automation stitch to send a FortiExplorer notification when a new Security Rating report is available."
        set trigger "Security Rating Notification"
        config actions
            edit 1
                set action "FortiExplorer Notification"
            next
        end
    next
end