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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Creating administrator profiles

To create a new administrator profile, you must be logged in to an account with sufficient privileges, or as a super user administrator.

To create a custom administrator profile:
  1. Go to System Settings > Admin > Profile.
  2. Click Create New in the toolbar. The New Profile pane is displayed.

  3. Configure the following settings, and then click OK to create the new administrator profile.

    Profile Name

    Enter a name for this profile.

    Description

    Optionally, enter a description for this profile. While not a requirement, a description can help to know what the profiles is for, or the levels it is set to.

    Type

    Select the type of profile, either System Admin or Restricted Admin.

    Permission

    Select which permissions to enable from Web Filter Profile, Application Filter, and IPS Sensor.

    This option is only available when Type is Restricted Admin. See Restricted administrators for information.

    Permissions

    Select None, Read Only, or Read-Write access for the categories as required.

    This option is only available when Type is System Admin.

    Privacy Masking

    Enable/disable privacy masking.

    This option is only available when FortiAnalyzer features are enabled.

     

    Masked Data Fields

    Select the fields to mask: Destination Name, Source IP, Destination IP, User, Source Name, Email, Message, and/or Source MAC.

     

    Data Mask Key

    Enter the data masking encryption key. You need the Data Mask Key to see the original data.

Creating administrator profiles

To create a new administrator profile, you must be logged in to an account with sufficient privileges, or as a super user administrator.

To create a custom administrator profile:
  1. Go to System Settings > Admin > Profile.
  2. Click Create New in the toolbar. The New Profile pane is displayed.

  3. Configure the following settings, and then click OK to create the new administrator profile.

    Profile Name

    Enter a name for this profile.

    Description

    Optionally, enter a description for this profile. While not a requirement, a description can help to know what the profiles is for, or the levels it is set to.

    Type

    Select the type of profile, either System Admin or Restricted Admin.

    Permission

    Select which permissions to enable from Web Filter Profile, Application Filter, and IPS Sensor.

    This option is only available when Type is Restricted Admin. See Restricted administrators for information.

    Permissions

    Select None, Read Only, or Read-Write access for the categories as required.

    This option is only available when Type is System Admin.

    Privacy Masking

    Enable/disable privacy masking.

    This option is only available when FortiAnalyzer features are enabled.

     

    Masked Data Fields

    Select the fields to mask: Destination Name, Source IP, Destination IP, User, Source Name, Email, Message, and/or Source MAC.

     

    Data Mask Key

    Enter the data masking encryption key. You need the Data Mask Key to see the original data.