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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Connected clients

The Client Connected option in the quick status bar displays detailed information about the health of individual WiFi connections.

To view WiFi clients:
  1. Go to AP Manager .
  2. In the tree menu, go to Device & Groups > Managed FortiGate (#), and select a managed device. Alternatively, you can select a device in a group, see FortiAP groups.
  3. In the quick status bar, click Client Connected. The View WiFi Clients table is displays a list of all the clients in the selected FortiGate.
  4. To view the clients connected to specific APs, right-click the AP and select View Clients.

The following columns are available:

SSID

The SSID that the client connected to.

FortiAP

The serial number of the FortiAP unit that the client connected to.

IP

The IP address assigned to the wireless client.

Device

The type of device that the client is using.

Channel

The wireless radio channel that is used.

Bandwidth Tx/Rx

Client received and transmitted bandwidth, in Kbps.

Signal Strength/Noise

The signal-to-noise ratio in dBs calculated from signal strength and noise level.

Signal Strength

The relative signal strength of the AP.

Association Time

How long the client has been connected to this access point.

Authentication

The type of authentication used.

Bandwidth RX

Client received bandwidth, in Kbps.

Bandwidth TX

Client transmitted bandwidth, in Kbps.

Device OS

The OS version on the FortiAP.

Host Information

The host name of the WiFi client, if available.

Idle Time

The amount of time that the client has been idle.

Manufacturer

The manufacturer of the client device.

Rate

The connection rate between the WiFi client and the AP.

Name

The name of the FortiGate device that the FortiAP is attached to.

Connected clients

The Client Connected option in the quick status bar displays detailed information about the health of individual WiFi connections.

To view WiFi clients:
  1. Go to AP Manager .
  2. In the tree menu, go to Device & Groups > Managed FortiGate (#), and select a managed device. Alternatively, you can select a device in a group, see FortiAP groups.
  3. In the quick status bar, click Client Connected. The View WiFi Clients table is displays a list of all the clients in the selected FortiGate.
  4. To view the clients connected to specific APs, right-click the AP and select View Clients.

The following columns are available:

SSID

The SSID that the client connected to.

FortiAP

The serial number of the FortiAP unit that the client connected to.

IP

The IP address assigned to the wireless client.

Device

The type of device that the client is using.

Channel

The wireless radio channel that is used.

Bandwidth Tx/Rx

Client received and transmitted bandwidth, in Kbps.

Signal Strength/Noise

The signal-to-noise ratio in dBs calculated from signal strength and noise level.

Signal Strength

The relative signal strength of the AP.

Association Time

How long the client has been connected to this access point.

Authentication

The type of authentication used.

Bandwidth RX

Client received bandwidth, in Kbps.

Bandwidth TX

Client transmitted bandwidth, in Kbps.

Device OS

The OS version on the FortiAP.

Host Information

The host name of the WiFi client, if available.

Idle Time

The amount of time that the client has been idle.

Manufacturer

The manufacturer of the client device.

Rate

The connection rate between the WiFi client and the AP.

Name

The name of the FortiGate device that the FortiAP is attached to.