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GUI reorganization

The GUI for Per-Device Management view has been reorganized to align with the GUI in FortiOS.

The GUI in the following modules have been reorganized:

  • Device Manager
  • AP Manager
  • FortiSwitch Manager
  • Extender Manager
  • VPN Manager

Device Manager

To view the GUI changes in Device Manager:
  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced Settings.
  2. Ensure Display Policy & Objects in Classic Dual Pane is disabled.
  3. Go to Device Manager.
  4. In the tree menu, right-click a managed FortiGate device.

    The available options mirror the options in the context menu for the device table, including Import Policy, Re-Install Policy, Policy Package Diff, Edit, Delete, Groupings, Add VDOM, Run Script and Firmware Upgrade.

    These options are also available in when you right-click a device in the content pane.

  5. Double-click a FortiGate. The Dashboard sub menu opens.

    The Resources tab and Resources widgets have been merged into the Summary tab.

    The Security Monitors tab was also added to the dashboard.

AP Manager

To view the GUI changes in AP Manager:
  1. Go to AP Manager. The Management Mode indicator has been removed from the banner.

    In both Central Management and Per Device Management, the WiFi Profiles have been renamed WiFi Templates and were moved to the tree menu.

  2. View the Client and Health monitors.
    1. Right-click a device in the content pane and select View Clients to view the Clients monitor.

    2. In the banner, click More > View Health Monitor, to view the Health monitor.

FortiSwitch Manager

To view the GUI changes in FortiSwitch Manager:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager. The FortiSwitch templates tab is now located in the tree menu under Devices & Groups.

    Expand FortiSwitch Templates.

  2. In the toolbar, click More to access Topology and Faceplates.

    The Export to Excel and Export to CSV were also added to the list.

  3. View FortiSwitch profiles in Per-Device Management mode.
    1. In the tree menu, click a managed device. The Managed Switches, FortiSwitch Profiles and CLI Configurations tabs are displayed

    2. Click the FortiSwitch Profiles tab to select a profile.

Extender Manager

To view the GUI changes in the Extender Manager:
  1. Go to Extender Manager. The Managed Extenders and Profiles are displayed in the tree menu.

  2. Expand Profiles. The FortiExtender Templates were added to the list of extender templates.

  3. In the toolbar, click More. The dropdown list now includes Export to Excel and Export to CSV.

VPN Manager

To view the GUI changes in the VPN Manager:
  1. Go to VPN manager. The Monitor, Map View, and SSO VPN tabs are now located in the tree menu.
  2. Click Map View > All Communities and select a VPN community. The dropdown is set to All by default.

  3. Click Monitor > All Communities and select a VPN community. The dropdown is set to All by default.

GUI reorganization

The GUI for Per-Device Management view has been reorganized to align with the GUI in FortiOS.

The GUI in the following modules have been reorganized:

  • Device Manager
  • AP Manager
  • FortiSwitch Manager
  • Extender Manager
  • VPN Manager

Device Manager

To view the GUI changes in Device Manager:
  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced Settings.
  2. Ensure Display Policy & Objects in Classic Dual Pane is disabled.
  3. Go to Device Manager.
  4. In the tree menu, right-click a managed FortiGate device.

    The available options mirror the options in the context menu for the device table, including Import Policy, Re-Install Policy, Policy Package Diff, Edit, Delete, Groupings, Add VDOM, Run Script and Firmware Upgrade.

    These options are also available in when you right-click a device in the content pane.

  5. Double-click a FortiGate. The Dashboard sub menu opens.

    The Resources tab and Resources widgets have been merged into the Summary tab.

    The Security Monitors tab was also added to the dashboard.

AP Manager

To view the GUI changes in AP Manager:
  1. Go to AP Manager. The Management Mode indicator has been removed from the banner.

    In both Central Management and Per Device Management, the WiFi Profiles have been renamed WiFi Templates and were moved to the tree menu.

  2. View the Client and Health monitors.
    1. Right-click a device in the content pane and select View Clients to view the Clients monitor.

    2. In the banner, click More > View Health Monitor, to view the Health monitor.

FortiSwitch Manager

To view the GUI changes in FortiSwitch Manager:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager. The FortiSwitch templates tab is now located in the tree menu under Devices & Groups.

    Expand FortiSwitch Templates.

  2. In the toolbar, click More to access Topology and Faceplates.

    The Export to Excel and Export to CSV were also added to the list.

  3. View FortiSwitch profiles in Per-Device Management mode.
    1. In the tree menu, click a managed device. The Managed Switches, FortiSwitch Profiles and CLI Configurations tabs are displayed

    2. Click the FortiSwitch Profiles tab to select a profile.

Extender Manager

To view the GUI changes in the Extender Manager:
  1. Go to Extender Manager. The Managed Extenders and Profiles are displayed in the tree menu.

  2. Expand Profiles. The FortiExtender Templates were added to the list of extender templates.

  3. In the toolbar, click More. The dropdown list now includes Export to Excel and Export to CSV.

VPN Manager

To view the GUI changes in the VPN Manager:
  1. Go to VPN manager. The Monitor, Map View, and SSO VPN tabs are now located in the tree menu.
  2. Click Map View > All Communities and select a VPN community. The dropdown is set to All by default.

  3. Click Monitor > All Communities and select a VPN community. The dropdown is set to All by default.