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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Editing device information

Use the Edit Device page to edit information about a device. The information and options available on the Edit Device page depend on the device type, firmware version, and which features are enabled. Some settings are only displayed when FortiAnalyzer features are enabled.

To edit information for a device or model device:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. In the toolbar, select Table View from the dropdown menu.
  3. In the tree menu, select the device group.
  4. In the content pane, select the device or model device and click Edit, or right-click on the device and select Edit. The Edit Device pane displays.

  5. Edit the device settings and click OK.

    Name

    Change the name of the device.

    Description

    Type a description of the device.

    IP Address

    Change the IP address.

    Pre-Shared Key

    Enter the model device’s pre-shared key. Select Show Pre-shared Key to see the key.

    This option is only available when editing a model device that was added with a pre-shared key.

    Automatically link to real device

    Select to automatically authorize the device to be managed by FortiManager when the device is online.

    This option is only available when editing a model device.

    Serial Number

    Displays the serial number of the device.

    For model devices added with a pre-shared key, this will show the device model.

    Firmware Version

    Displays the firmware version of the device.

    Admin User

    Change the administrator user name for the device.

    Password

    Change the administrator user password for the device.

    Connected Interface

    Displays the name of the connected interface, if the connection is up.

    HA Mode

    Displays whether the FortiGate unit is operating in standalone or high availability mode.

    Meta Fields

    Displays default and custom meta fields for the device. Optional meta fields can be left blank, but required meta fields must be defined.

    See also Setting values for required meta fields.

    Company/Organization

    Optionally, enter the company or organization information.

    Contact Email

    Optionally, enter the contact email.

    Contact Phone Number

    Optionally, enter the contact phone number.

    Address

    Optionally, enter the address where the device is located.

    Map

    Optionally, type a location or geographical coordinate to locate the device on the map.

Editing device information

Use the Edit Device page to edit information about a device. The information and options available on the Edit Device page depend on the device type, firmware version, and which features are enabled. Some settings are only displayed when FortiAnalyzer features are enabled.

To edit information for a device or model device:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. In the toolbar, select Table View from the dropdown menu.
  3. In the tree menu, select the device group.
  4. In the content pane, select the device or model device and click Edit, or right-click on the device and select Edit. The Edit Device pane displays.

  5. Edit the device settings and click OK.

    Name

    Change the name of the device.

    Description

    Type a description of the device.

    IP Address

    Change the IP address.

    Pre-Shared Key

    Enter the model device’s pre-shared key. Select Show Pre-shared Key to see the key.

    This option is only available when editing a model device that was added with a pre-shared key.

    Automatically link to real device

    Select to automatically authorize the device to be managed by FortiManager when the device is online.

    This option is only available when editing a model device.

    Serial Number

    Displays the serial number of the device.

    For model devices added with a pre-shared key, this will show the device model.

    Firmware Version

    Displays the firmware version of the device.

    Admin User

    Change the administrator user name for the device.

    Password

    Change the administrator user password for the device.

    Connected Interface

    Displays the name of the connected interface, if the connection is up.

    HA Mode

    Displays whether the FortiGate unit is operating in standalone or high availability mode.

    Meta Fields

    Displays default and custom meta fields for the device. Optional meta fields can be left blank, but required meta fields must be defined.

    See also Setting values for required meta fields.

    Company/Organization

    Optionally, enter the company or organization information.

    Contact Email

    Optionally, enter the contact email.

    Contact Phone Number

    Optionally, enter the contact phone number.

    Address

    Optionally, enter the address where the device is located.

    Map

    Optionally, type a location or geographical coordinate to locate the device on the map.