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Configuring FortiAnalyzer

FortiGate is configured to send logs to FortiAnalyzer.

When using Policy Analyzer MEA, you must log in to FortiAnalyzer to authorize use of the logs, and the administrative account must have JSON API access set to a minimum of Read to enable API communication between the products.

This section describes how to configure an administrator account to use with Policy Analyzer MEA.

Tooltip

In Policy Analyzer MEA, you specify a date range of log data to analyze. It's recommended to check your log storage policies in FortiAnalyzer to ensure log data is available in the database for the timeframe you would like to analyze.

To configure FortiAnalyzer:
  1. Go to System Settings > Admin > Administrators.
  2. Double-click the administrator account to open it for editing.

    Alternately you can create a new account for use with Policy Analyzer MEA.

  3. Beside JSON API Access, select Read.
  4. Configure the remaining options as desired, and click OK.

Configuring FortiAnalyzer

FortiGate is configured to send logs to FortiAnalyzer.

When using Policy Analyzer MEA, you must log in to FortiAnalyzer to authorize use of the logs, and the administrative account must have JSON API access set to a minimum of Read to enable API communication between the products.

This section describes how to configure an administrator account to use with Policy Analyzer MEA.

Tooltip

In Policy Analyzer MEA, you specify a date range of log data to analyze. It's recommended to check your log storage policies in FortiAnalyzer to ensure log data is available in the database for the timeframe you would like to analyze.

To configure FortiAnalyzer:
  1. Go to System Settings > Admin > Administrators.
  2. Double-click the administrator account to open it for editing.

    Alternately you can create a new account for use with Policy Analyzer MEA.

  3. Beside JSON API Access, select Read.
  4. Configure the remaining options as desired, and click OK.