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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Approving or rejecting a session

Sessions can be approved or rejected by the members of the approval groups either directly from the email message that is generated when the session is submitted, or from the session list. A session that has been rejected must be repaired or discarded before the next session can be approved.

When a session is approved or rejected, new email messages are sent out.

To approve or reject a session from the email message:
  1. If the configuration changes HTML file is attached to the email message, open the file to review the changes.
  2. Select Approve this request or Reject this request to approve or reject the request. You can also Select Login FortiManager to process this request to log in to the FortiManager and approve or reject the session from the session list.

    A web page will open showing the basic information, approval matrix, and session log for the session, highlighting if the session was approved or rejected. A new email message will also be sent containing the same information.

  3. On the last line of the session log on the web page, select Click here to add comments to add a comment about why the session was approved or rejected.
To approve a session from the session list:
  1. Ensure you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects and lock the ADOM.
  3. Go to Sessions > Session List. The Session List dialog box opens; see The session list.
  4. Select a session that can be approved from the list.
  5. Optionally, click View Diff to view the changes that you are approving.
  6. Click Approve.
  7. Enter a comment in the Approve Session pop-up, then click OK to approve the session.
To reject a session from the session list:
  1. Ensure you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects and lock the ADOM.
  3. Go to Sessions > Session List. The Session List dialog box opens; see The session list.
  4. Select a session that can be rejected from the list.
  5. Optionally, click View Diff to view the changes that you are rejecting.
  6. Click Reject.
  7. Enter a comment in the Reject Session pop-up, then click OK to reject the session.

Approving or rejecting a session

Sessions can be approved or rejected by the members of the approval groups either directly from the email message that is generated when the session is submitted, or from the session list. A session that has been rejected must be repaired or discarded before the next session can be approved.

When a session is approved or rejected, new email messages are sent out.

To approve or reject a session from the email message:
  1. If the configuration changes HTML file is attached to the email message, open the file to review the changes.
  2. Select Approve this request or Reject this request to approve or reject the request. You can also Select Login FortiManager to process this request to log in to the FortiManager and approve or reject the session from the session list.

    A web page will open showing the basic information, approval matrix, and session log for the session, highlighting if the session was approved or rejected. A new email message will also be sent containing the same information.

  3. On the last line of the session log on the web page, select Click here to add comments to add a comment about why the session was approved or rejected.
To approve a session from the session list:
  1. Ensure you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects and lock the ADOM.
  3. Go to Sessions > Session List. The Session List dialog box opens; see The session list.
  4. Select a session that can be approved from the list.
  5. Optionally, click View Diff to view the changes that you are approving.
  6. Click Approve.
  7. Enter a comment in the Approve Session pop-up, then click OK to approve the session.
To reject a session from the session list:
  1. Ensure you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects and lock the ADOM.
  3. Go to Sessions > Session List. The Session List dialog box opens; see The session list.
  4. Select a session that can be rejected from the list.
  5. Optionally, click View Diff to view the changes that you are rejecting.
  6. Click Reject.
  7. Enter a comment in the Reject Session pop-up, then click OK to reject the session.