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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Device Status

The Device Status dashboard communicates the configuration status between FortiManager and managed devices.

The center of the Device Status dashboard includes a circular chart that automatically rotates to communicate configuration status about managed devices. You can control what information displays by using the following controls at the top of the widget:

Playing and Paused

Click to start and pause the automatic rotation of the circle chart.

Zoom in and out

Use the Zoom in and Zoom out tools to enlarge and shrink areas of the circle chart. When zoomed in, use the scroll bar to move across the circle chart.

Rotate Options

Specify whether the chart automatically displays information about Next Problematic Device or One by One.

Search Devices

Select a device and display its information.

Settings icon

Change the settings of the widget. Widgets have settings applicable to that widget, such as how many of the top items to display, Time Period, Refresh Interval, and Chart Type.

Remove widget icon

Delete the widget from a predefined or custom dashboard.

The Device Status dashboard includes the following information:

Overall Device Status

A summary of the status of all devices. The following colors are used to communicate status:

  • Red indicates action is required now.
  • Orange indicates action is required soon.
  • Blue indicates no action is required.

Each device is represented by a segment in the circle. Click each segment to display the following information about the selected device in the middle of the circle:

  • Host name
  • IP address
  • Firmware version

Information about the following statuses of the selected device is also displayed on the right:

  • Connectivity status
  • Support Contracts
  • Licenses
  • Configuration Status and Policy Package Status

The colored rings in the circle correspond to the status information on the right. The outer ring in the circle corresponds with the Connectivity status. The second most outer ring corresponds to the Supports Contracts status, and so on.

Require Action

The number of devices that require configuration changes. The number is displayed in a red box.

Will Soon Require Action

The number of devices that will require configuration changes in the near future. The number is displayed in an orange box.

Total Number of Devices

The total number of devices displayed on the dashboard. The number is displayed in a blue box.

Connectivity

Displays the connectivity status for the selected device. Click the Connectivity link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > Device & Groups pane.

Support Contracts

Displays the expiration date of the support contracts for the selected device. Click the Support Contracts link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > License pane.

Licenses

Displays the expiration date of the licenses for the selected device. Click the Licenses link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > License pane.

Configuration Status

Displays the configuration status for the selected device. Click the Configuration Status link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > Device & Groups pane.

Policy Package Status

Displays the policy package status for the selected device. Click the Policy Package Status link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > Device & Groups pane.

Device Status

The Device Status dashboard communicates the configuration status between FortiManager and managed devices.

The center of the Device Status dashboard includes a circular chart that automatically rotates to communicate configuration status about managed devices. You can control what information displays by using the following controls at the top of the widget:

Playing and Paused

Click to start and pause the automatic rotation of the circle chart.

Zoom in and out

Use the Zoom in and Zoom out tools to enlarge and shrink areas of the circle chart. When zoomed in, use the scroll bar to move across the circle chart.

Rotate Options

Specify whether the chart automatically displays information about Next Problematic Device or One by One.

Search Devices

Select a device and display its information.

Settings icon

Change the settings of the widget. Widgets have settings applicable to that widget, such as how many of the top items to display, Time Period, Refresh Interval, and Chart Type.

Remove widget icon

Delete the widget from a predefined or custom dashboard.

The Device Status dashboard includes the following information:

Overall Device Status

A summary of the status of all devices. The following colors are used to communicate status:

  • Red indicates action is required now.
  • Orange indicates action is required soon.
  • Blue indicates no action is required.

Each device is represented by a segment in the circle. Click each segment to display the following information about the selected device in the middle of the circle:

  • Host name
  • IP address
  • Firmware version

Information about the following statuses of the selected device is also displayed on the right:

  • Connectivity status
  • Support Contracts
  • Licenses
  • Configuration Status and Policy Package Status

The colored rings in the circle correspond to the status information on the right. The outer ring in the circle corresponds with the Connectivity status. The second most outer ring corresponds to the Supports Contracts status, and so on.

Require Action

The number of devices that require configuration changes. The number is displayed in a red box.

Will Soon Require Action

The number of devices that will require configuration changes in the near future. The number is displayed in an orange box.

Total Number of Devices

The total number of devices displayed on the dashboard. The number is displayed in a blue box.

Connectivity

Displays the connectivity status for the selected device. Click the Connectivity link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > Device & Groups pane.

Support Contracts

Displays the expiration date of the support contracts for the selected device. Click the Support Contracts link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > License pane.

Licenses

Displays the expiration date of the licenses for the selected device. Click the Licenses link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > License pane.

Configuration Status

Displays the configuration status for the selected device. Click the Configuration Status link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > Device & Groups pane.

Policy Package Status

Displays the policy package status for the selected device. Click the Policy Package Status link to display the selected device on the Device Manager > Device & Groups pane.