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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Summary dashboard

The Summary dashboard widgets provide quick access to device information. The following widgets are available:

The following table provide a description of these dashboard widgets. Note that not all of the listed options will be available on every device.

Configuration Revision History

View Config

Click a configuration revision, and click View Config to view the configuration details.

View Install Log

Click a configuration revision, and click View Install Log to display the installation log.

Revision Diff

Click a configuration revision, and click Revision Diff to view the difference between the current and previous revisions.

Retrieve Config

Click to retrieve a configuration and create a new revision.

ID

The identification number for the configuration revision.

Date &Time

The date and time for the configuration revision.

Name

The name of the device.

Created by

The name of the administrator who created the configuration revision.

Installation

The status of the installation for the configuration revision.

Comments

Comments about the device.

System Information

Host Name

The host name of the device.

Serial Number

The device serial number.

IP

The IP address of the device.

Platform Type

The platform type for the device.

HA Status

FortiGate HA configuration on FortiManager is read-only. Standalone indicates non-HA mode. Active-Passive, Active-Active indicates the device is operating in a cluster.

System Time

The device system time and date information.

Firmware Version

The device firmware version and build number.

System Configuration

Displays the Last Backup. You can backup or restore.

Current Administrators

Displays the number of administrators configured on this device.

Hardware Status

The number of CPUs and the amount of RAM for the device.

Up Time

Displays the duration the device has been up.

Administrative Domain

Toggle the switch ON or OFF to enable or disable ADOMs.

Analyzer Features

Toggle the switch ON or OFF to enable or disable FortiAnalyzer features.

Operation Mode

Displays whether the device is in NAT or Central NAT operation mode.

VDOM

The status of VDOMs on the device.

Operation

Select one of the following:

  • Connect to CLI via SSH to connect to the CLI console of the device
  • Reboot to reboot the device
  • Shutdown to shut down the device

License Information

VM License

The VM license information.

FortiCare Support

The support contract information and the expiry date. The support contract includes the following: Registration, Hardware, Firmware, and Support Level e.g. Enhanced Support, Comprehensive Support.

Note

FortiManager does not retrieve FortiCare Support information when the device was added using Add Model Device, even when the device is registered to the same FortiCloud account.

FortiGuard Services

The contract version, issue date and service status. FortiGuard Services includes the following: Antivirus, Intrusion protection, Web filtering, and Email filtering.

VDOM

The number of virtual domains that the device supports.

Configuration and Installation

Enforce Firmware Version

The firmware version enforced on the device. The firmware version is enforced when FortiGate is connected to the network. Click the Edit icon to select the firmware version. You can also select the firmware version in the Add Device screen when adding a model device.

For more information, see Adding offline model devices.

System Template

The system template installed on the device. The system template is installed when FortiGate is connected to the network. Click the Edit icon to select the system template. You can also select the system template in the Add Device screen when adding a model device.

For more information, see Adding offline model devices.

Policy Package

The policy package installed on the device. The policy package is installed when FortiGate is connected to the network. Click the Edit icon to select the policy package. You can also select the policy package in the Add Device screen when adding a model device.

For more information, see Adding offline model devices.

Database Configuration

Select View to display the configuration file of the FortiGate unit.

Total Revisions

Displays the total number of configuration revisions and the revision history. Select Revision History to view device history. Select the revision history icon to open the Revision Diff menu. You can view the diff from a previous revision or a specific revision and select the output.

Config Status

The synchronization status with the FortiManager:

  • Synchronized: The latest revision is confirmed as running on the device.
  • Out_of_sync: The configuration file on the device is not synchronized with the FortiManager system.
  • Unknown: The FortiManager system is unable to detect which revision (in revision history) is currently running on the device.

Select Refresh to update the Installation Status.

Warning

Displays any warnings related to configuration and installation status:

  • None: No warning.
  • Unknown configuration version running on FortiGate: FortiGate configuration has been changed!: The FortiManager system cannot detect which revision (in Revision History) is currently running on the device.
  • Unable to detect the FortiGate version: Connectivity error!
  • Aborted: The FortiManager system cannot access the device.

Installation Tracking

 

Device Settings Status

  • Modified: Some configuration on the device has changed since the latest revision in the FortiManager database. Select Save Now to install and save the configuration.
  • UnModified: All configuration displayed on the device is saved as the latest revision in the FortiManager database.

 

Installation Preview

Select the icon to display a set of commands that will be used in an actual device configuration installation in a new window.

 

Last Installation

The FortiManager system sent a configuration to the device at the indicated date and time.

 

Scheduled Installation

A new configuration will be installed on the device at the indicated date and time.

Script Status

Select Configure to view script execution history.

 

Last Script Run

Displays the date when the last script was run against the managed device.

 

Scheduled Script

Displays the date when the next script is scheduled to run against the managed device.

The information presented in the System Information, License Information, and Configuration and Installation Status widgets will vary depending on the managed device model.

Summary dashboard

The Summary dashboard widgets provide quick access to device information. The following widgets are available:

The following table provide a description of these dashboard widgets. Note that not all of the listed options will be available on every device.

Configuration Revision History

View Config

Click a configuration revision, and click View Config to view the configuration details.

View Install Log

Click a configuration revision, and click View Install Log to display the installation log.

Revision Diff

Click a configuration revision, and click Revision Diff to view the difference between the current and previous revisions.

Retrieve Config

Click to retrieve a configuration and create a new revision.

ID

The identification number for the configuration revision.

Date &Time

The date and time for the configuration revision.

Name

The name of the device.

Created by

The name of the administrator who created the configuration revision.

Installation

The status of the installation for the configuration revision.

Comments

Comments about the device.

System Information

Host Name

The host name of the device.

Serial Number

The device serial number.

IP

The IP address of the device.

Platform Type

The platform type for the device.

HA Status

FortiGate HA configuration on FortiManager is read-only. Standalone indicates non-HA mode. Active-Passive, Active-Active indicates the device is operating in a cluster.

System Time

The device system time and date information.

Firmware Version

The device firmware version and build number.

System Configuration

Displays the Last Backup. You can backup or restore.

Current Administrators

Displays the number of administrators configured on this device.

Hardware Status

The number of CPUs and the amount of RAM for the device.

Up Time

Displays the duration the device has been up.

Administrative Domain

Toggle the switch ON or OFF to enable or disable ADOMs.

Analyzer Features

Toggle the switch ON or OFF to enable or disable FortiAnalyzer features.

Operation Mode

Displays whether the device is in NAT or Central NAT operation mode.

VDOM

The status of VDOMs on the device.

Operation

Select one of the following:

  • Connect to CLI via SSH to connect to the CLI console of the device
  • Reboot to reboot the device
  • Shutdown to shut down the device

License Information

VM License

The VM license information.

FortiCare Support

The support contract information and the expiry date. The support contract includes the following: Registration, Hardware, Firmware, and Support Level e.g. Enhanced Support, Comprehensive Support.

Note

FortiManager does not retrieve FortiCare Support information when the device was added using Add Model Device, even when the device is registered to the same FortiCloud account.

FortiGuard Services

The contract version, issue date and service status. FortiGuard Services includes the following: Antivirus, Intrusion protection, Web filtering, and Email filtering.

VDOM

The number of virtual domains that the device supports.

Configuration and Installation

Enforce Firmware Version

The firmware version enforced on the device. The firmware version is enforced when FortiGate is connected to the network. Click the Edit icon to select the firmware version. You can also select the firmware version in the Add Device screen when adding a model device.

For more information, see Adding offline model devices.

System Template

The system template installed on the device. The system template is installed when FortiGate is connected to the network. Click the Edit icon to select the system template. You can also select the system template in the Add Device screen when adding a model device.

For more information, see Adding offline model devices.

Policy Package

The policy package installed on the device. The policy package is installed when FortiGate is connected to the network. Click the Edit icon to select the policy package. You can also select the policy package in the Add Device screen when adding a model device.

For more information, see Adding offline model devices.

Database Configuration

Select View to display the configuration file of the FortiGate unit.

Total Revisions

Displays the total number of configuration revisions and the revision history. Select Revision History to view device history. Select the revision history icon to open the Revision Diff menu. You can view the diff from a previous revision or a specific revision and select the output.

Config Status

The synchronization status with the FortiManager:

  • Synchronized: The latest revision is confirmed as running on the device.
  • Out_of_sync: The configuration file on the device is not synchronized with the FortiManager system.
  • Unknown: The FortiManager system is unable to detect which revision (in revision history) is currently running on the device.

Select Refresh to update the Installation Status.

Warning

Displays any warnings related to configuration and installation status:

  • None: No warning.
  • Unknown configuration version running on FortiGate: FortiGate configuration has been changed!: The FortiManager system cannot detect which revision (in Revision History) is currently running on the device.
  • Unable to detect the FortiGate version: Connectivity error!
  • Aborted: The FortiManager system cannot access the device.

Installation Tracking

 

Device Settings Status

  • Modified: Some configuration on the device has changed since the latest revision in the FortiManager database. Select Save Now to install and save the configuration.
  • UnModified: All configuration displayed on the device is saved as the latest revision in the FortiManager database.

 

Installation Preview

Select the icon to display a set of commands that will be used in an actual device configuration installation in a new window.

 

Last Installation

The FortiManager system sent a configuration to the device at the indicated date and time.

 

Scheduled Installation

A new configuration will be installed on the device at the indicated date and time.

Script Status

Select Configure to view script execution history.

 

Last Script Run

Displays the date when the last script was run against the managed device.

 

Scheduled Script

Displays the date when the next script is scheduled to run against the managed device.

The information presented in the System Information, License Information, and Configuration and Installation Status widgets will vary depending on the managed device model.