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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Folder view

On the Device Manager > Device & Groups pane, you can choose Folder View from the toolbar to monitor devices. The Folder View lets you organize devices within a tree menu. In Folder View , you can create, nest, and move folders in the tree menu. You can also move devices between folders.

In Folder View, you can also view in one pane each managed FortiGate and all access devices connected to the FortiGate, such as FortiAPs, FortiSwitches, and FortiExtenders. You can view the firmware version installed on each device, and you can assign a firmware template to the FortiGate that also includes firmware for access devices, such as FortiAPs, FortiSwitches, and FortiExtenders.

See also Firmware templates.

Note

Folder View is not available when the ADOM device mode is set to Advanced. See ADOM device modes.

To access Folder View:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. In the toolbar, select Folder View from the dropdown menu

    By default, all the devices are placed under Unassigned Devices in the tree menu.

  3. From the Display Options menu, choose from the following options:
    • Fabric View: Indents attached devices, such as FortiSwitch and FortiAP devices, under the FortiGate to which they are attached in a Security Fabric.
    • Flat View: Displays the list of devices in alphabetical order by name.
    • Device Type View: Displays the list of devices by device type, such as FortiGate, FortiAP, and FortiSwitch.
  4. (Optional) Assign a firmware template.
    1. Right-click a FortiGate, and select Assign Firmware Template.

      The Assign Firmware Template dialog box is displayed.

    2. In the Devices list, select one or more devices.
    3. In the Firmware Template list, select a firmware template, and click OK.

      A firmware template can include firmware for FortiGate as well as access devices, such as FortiAP, FortiSwitch, and FortiExtender.

      The firmware template is assigned to the selected devices.

Folder view

On the Device Manager > Device & Groups pane, you can choose Folder View from the toolbar to monitor devices. The Folder View lets you organize devices within a tree menu. In Folder View , you can create, nest, and move folders in the tree menu. You can also move devices between folders.

In Folder View, you can also view in one pane each managed FortiGate and all access devices connected to the FortiGate, such as FortiAPs, FortiSwitches, and FortiExtenders. You can view the firmware version installed on each device, and you can assign a firmware template to the FortiGate that also includes firmware for access devices, such as FortiAPs, FortiSwitches, and FortiExtenders.

See also Firmware templates.

Note

Folder View is not available when the ADOM device mode is set to Advanced. See ADOM device modes.

To access Folder View:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. In the toolbar, select Folder View from the dropdown menu

    By default, all the devices are placed under Unassigned Devices in the tree menu.

  3. From the Display Options menu, choose from the following options:
    • Fabric View: Indents attached devices, such as FortiSwitch and FortiAP devices, under the FortiGate to which they are attached in a Security Fabric.
    • Flat View: Displays the list of devices in alphabetical order by name.
    • Device Type View: Displays the list of devices by device type, such as FortiGate, FortiAP, and FortiSwitch.
  4. (Optional) Assign a firmware template.
    1. Right-click a FortiGate, and select Assign Firmware Template.

      The Assign Firmware Template dialog box is displayed.

    2. In the Devices list, select one or more devices.
    3. In the Firmware Template list, select a firmware template, and click OK.

      A firmware template can include firmware for FortiGate as well as access devices, such as FortiAP, FortiSwitch, and FortiExtender.

      The firmware template is assigned to the selected devices.