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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Clients Monitor

The Clients Monitor displays detailed information about connected clients and the health of individual WiFi connections .

To view the Clients Monitor:
  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 toolbar, click More > View Clients, or right-click and select View Clients.
  4. (Optional) In the toolbar, enter a search term in the Search field to locate a specific device.
  5. (Optional) In the toolbar, click Column Settings to add and remove columns, or reset to default.

    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.

Clients Monitor

The Clients Monitor displays detailed information about connected clients and the health of individual WiFi connections .

To view the Clients Monitor:
  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 toolbar, click More > View Clients, or right-click and select View Clients.
  4. (Optional) In the toolbar, enter a search term in the Search field to locate a specific device.
  5. (Optional) In the toolbar, click Column Settings to add and remove columns, or reset to default.

    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.