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.
To edit information for a device or model device:
- Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
- In the toolbar, select Table View from the dropdown menu.
- In the tree menu, select the device group.
- 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.
- Edit the device settings and click OK.
Change the name of the device.
Type a description of the device.
Change the IP address.
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.
Displays the serial number of the device.
For model devices added with a pre-shared key, this will show the device model.
Displays the firmware version of the device.
Change the administrator user name for the device.
Change the administrator user password for the device.
Displays the name of the connected interface, if the connection is up.
Displays whether the FortiGate unit is operating in standalone or high availability mode.
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.
Optionally, enter the company or organization information.
Optionally, enter the contact email.
Contact Phone Number
Optionally, enter the contact phone number.
Optionally, enter the address where the device is located.
Optionally, type a location or geographical coordinate to locate the device on the map.