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Wireless Manager (FortiWLM) 8.5.2 Administration Guide

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Key Concepts

The Wireless Manager Management Extension Application (FortiWLM MEA) web based application suite is an intelligent management system that helps you to easily manage your wireless network. You can manage controllers and access points mapped to the network to provide real-time data that enables centralized and remote monitoring of the network.

The FortiWLM MEA container is hosted on the FortiManager integrated platform that provides centralized management of Fortinet products and other devices. You can access FortiWLM MEA to monitor FortiGate controllers from the FortiManager application. You can monitor networks with FortiGate deployments, and stations and access points' usage and diagnostic information (individually and groups) using the FortiWLM MEA.

Note

The FortiWLM MEA application is a management extension application that can only be used to monitor the wireless network. Wireless configuration must be done directly on FortiGates.

This section contains information about the following key concepts and features of FortiWLM MEA:

Key Concepts

The Wireless Manager Management Extension Application (FortiWLM MEA) web based application suite is an intelligent management system that helps you to easily manage your wireless network. You can manage controllers and access points mapped to the network to provide real-time data that enables centralized and remote monitoring of the network.

The FortiWLM MEA container is hosted on the FortiManager integrated platform that provides centralized management of Fortinet products and other devices. You can access FortiWLM MEA to monitor FortiGate controllers from the FortiManager application. You can monitor networks with FortiGate deployments, and stations and access points' usage and diagnostic information (individually and groups) using the FortiWLM MEA.

Note

The FortiWLM MEA application is a management extension application that can only be used to monitor the wireless network. Wireless configuration must be done directly on FortiGates.

This section contains information about the following key concepts and features of FortiWLM MEA: