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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Displaying the device database

When the FortiAnalyzer feature set is enabled, the All FortiGates device group is replaced with Managed Devices and Logging Devices. Managed devices include FortiGate devices, which are managed by FortiManager, but do not send logs. Logging device include FortiGate devices, which are not managed, but do send logs to FortiManager.

To display the device database:
  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.

    The list of devices in the group are displayed.

  4. Take one of the following actions:Double-click a device.
    • In the left tree menu, click a device.
    • In the content pane, double-click a device.
    • In the content pane, select a device, and select Configuration from the More menu.

    The device database is displayed. By default the Dashboard > Summary pane is displayed.

Use the menu to access the following menus:

Dashboard

By default, the device database includes the following dashboards:

  • Summary
  • Security Monitors
  • Network Monitors

You can also create custom dashboards.

System

From the System menu, you can access many panes, such as Interface, SD-WAN, SNMP, and Replacement Message.

Router

From the Router menu, you can access several panes, such as Static Route and OSPF.

Display Options

By default, some of the menu items are hidden. Click Display Options to choose what menu items to hide and display. See Choosing display options for devices.

For information on configuring FortiGate settings, see the FortiOS Administration Guide.

Displaying the device database

When the FortiAnalyzer feature set is enabled, the All FortiGates device group is replaced with Managed Devices and Logging Devices. Managed devices include FortiGate devices, which are managed by FortiManager, but do not send logs. Logging device include FortiGate devices, which are not managed, but do send logs to FortiManager.

To display the device database:
  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.

    The list of devices in the group are displayed.

  4. Take one of the following actions:Double-click a device.
    • In the left tree menu, click a device.
    • In the content pane, double-click a device.
    • In the content pane, select a device, and select Configuration from the More menu.

    The device database is displayed. By default the Dashboard > Summary pane is displayed.

Use the menu to access the following menus:

Dashboard

By default, the device database includes the following dashboards:

  • Summary
  • Security Monitors
  • Network Monitors

You can also create custom dashboards.

System

From the System menu, you can access many panes, such as Interface, SD-WAN, SNMP, and Replacement Message.

Router

From the Router menu, you can access several panes, such as Static Route and OSPF.

Display Options

By default, some of the menu items are hidden. Click Display Options to choose what menu items to hide and display. See Choosing display options for devices.

For information on configuring FortiGate settings, see the FortiOS Administration Guide.