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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Device Manager

Use the Device Manager pane to add and authorize devices for management by FortiManager. You can also use the Device Manager pane to create device configuration changes and install device and policy package configuration changes to managed devices. You can also monitor managed devices from the Device Manger pane.

The Device Manager pane includes the following items in the tree menu:

Device & Groups

Add, configure, and view managed and logging devices. Use the toolbar to add devices, devices groups, and launch the install wizard. See Add devices. The Device & Groups tab also contains a quick status bar for a selected device group. See Using the quick status bar.

Scripts

Create new or import scripts. Scripts is disabled by default. You can enable this advanced configuration option in System Systems > Admin > Admin Settings. Select Show Script to enable on this option in the Device Manager pane. See Scripts.

Provisioning Templates

Configure provisioning templates. For information on system, Threat Weight, FortiClient, and certificate templates, see Provisioning Templates.

Firmware Templates

Configure templates for upgrading firmware on FortiGates and all access devices, such as FortiAP, FortiSwitch, and FortiExtender. See Firmware templates.

Monitors

Monitor traffic for all SD-WAN networks. See SD-WAN Monitor .

Monitor traffic for all VPN communities. See VPN Monitor.

VM Meter

Monitor FortiMeter. See FortiMeter.

Chassis devices

Add, configure, and monitor chassis devices. See FortiGate chassis devices.

When you select a tree menu item, the toolbar and the content pane change to reflect your selection.

Additional configuration options and short-cuts are available using the right-click content menu. Right-click different parts of the navigation panes on the GUI page to access these context menus.

If workspace or workflow is enabled, the ADOM must be locked before changes can be made. See Locking an ADOM.

Device Manager

Use the Device Manager pane to add and authorize devices for management by FortiManager. You can also use the Device Manager pane to create device configuration changes and install device and policy package configuration changes to managed devices. You can also monitor managed devices from the Device Manger pane.

The Device Manager pane includes the following items in the tree menu:

Device & Groups

Add, configure, and view managed and logging devices. Use the toolbar to add devices, devices groups, and launch the install wizard. See Add devices. The Device & Groups tab also contains a quick status bar for a selected device group. See Using the quick status bar.

Scripts

Create new or import scripts. Scripts is disabled by default. You can enable this advanced configuration option in System Systems > Admin > Admin Settings. Select Show Script to enable on this option in the Device Manager pane. See Scripts.

Provisioning Templates

Configure provisioning templates. For information on system, Threat Weight, FortiClient, and certificate templates, see Provisioning Templates.

Firmware Templates

Configure templates for upgrading firmware on FortiGates and all access devices, such as FortiAP, FortiSwitch, and FortiExtender. See Firmware templates.

Monitors

Monitor traffic for all SD-WAN networks. See SD-WAN Monitor .

Monitor traffic for all VPN communities. See VPN Monitor.

VM Meter

Monitor FortiMeter. See FortiMeter.

Chassis devices

Add, configure, and monitor chassis devices. See FortiGate chassis devices.

When you select a tree menu item, the toolbar and the content pane change to reflect your selection.

Additional configuration options and short-cuts are available using the right-click content menu. Right-click different parts of the navigation panes on the GUI page to access these context menus.

If workspace or workflow is enabled, the ADOM must be locked before changes can be made. See Locking an ADOM.