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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Editing device information

Use the Edit Device page to edit information about a device. The information and options available on the Edit Device page depend on the device type, firmware version, and which features are enabled. Some settings are only displayed when FortiAnalyzer features are enabled.

To edit information for a device or model device:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. In the tree menu, select the device group.
  3. In the content pane, select the device or model device and click Edit, or right-click on the device and select Edit. The Edit Device pane displays.

  4. Edit the device settings and click OK.

    Name

    The name of the device.

    Description

    Descriptive information about the device.

    IP Address

    Enter the IP address of the device.

    Pre-Shared Key

    Enter the model device’s pre-shared key. Select Show Pre-shared Key to see the key.

    This option is only available when editing a model device that was added with a pre-shared key.

    Automatically link to real device

    Select to automatically authorize the device to be managed by FortiManager when the device is online.

    This option is only available when editing a model device.

    Serial Number

    The serial number of the device.

    For model devices added with a pre-shared key, this will show the device model.

    Firmware Version

    The firmware version.

    Admin User

    Enter the administrator user name.

    Password

    Enter the administrator user password.

    Connected Interface

    The connected interface, if the connection is up.

    HA Mode

    Displays whether the FortiGate unit is operating in standalone or high availability mode.

    Geographic Coordinates

    Identifies the latitude and longitude of the device location to support the interactive maps.

    Click Show Map to open a map showing the location of the device based on the coordinates. Click and drag the map marker to adjust the device's location.

    Company/Organization

    Optionally, enter the company or organization information.

    Country

    Optionally, enter the country where the device is located.

    Province/State

    Optionally, enter the province or state.

    City

    Optionally, enter the city.

    Contact

    Optionally, enter the contact information.

Editing device information

Use the Edit Device page to edit information about a device. The information and options available on the Edit Device page depend on the device type, firmware version, and which features are enabled. Some settings are only displayed when FortiAnalyzer features are enabled.

To edit information for a device or model device:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. In the tree menu, select the device group.
  3. In the content pane, select the device or model device and click Edit, or right-click on the device and select Edit. The Edit Device pane displays.

  4. Edit the device settings and click OK.

    Name

    The name of the device.

    Description

    Descriptive information about the device.

    IP Address

    Enter the IP address of the device.

    Pre-Shared Key

    Enter the model device’s pre-shared key. Select Show Pre-shared Key to see the key.

    This option is only available when editing a model device that was added with a pre-shared key.

    Automatically link to real device

    Select to automatically authorize the device to be managed by FortiManager when the device is online.

    This option is only available when editing a model device.

    Serial Number

    The serial number of the device.

    For model devices added with a pre-shared key, this will show the device model.

    Firmware Version

    The firmware version.

    Admin User

    Enter the administrator user name.

    Password

    Enter the administrator user password.

    Connected Interface

    The connected interface, if the connection is up.

    HA Mode

    Displays whether the FortiGate unit is operating in standalone or high availability mode.

    Geographic Coordinates

    Identifies the latitude and longitude of the device location to support the interactive maps.

    Click Show Map to open a map showing the location of the device based on the coordinates. Click and drag the map marker to adjust the device's location.

    Company/Organization

    Optionally, enter the company or organization information.

    Country

    Optionally, enter the country where the device is located.

    Province/State

    Optionally, enter the province or state.

    City

    Optionally, enter the city.

    Contact

    Optionally, enter the contact information.