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What's New

FortiMonitor 2022.2 includes the following enhancements:

May 12, 2022

Features

  • OnSight: Added support for the NTP metric.

  • Instance Details page: Custom incidents can now be created and configured for all device types.

Improvements

  • Control panel: Added a series of tooltip enhancements to make icons easier to interpret throughout the control panel.

May 9, 2022

Features

  • Incident Hub: Added clarification and more details to the Incident Hub slide-out panels.

  • Alert timelines: Added auxiliary timeline support for AWS Cloud Metrics.

Improvements

  • Maintenance: Improved the performance of maintenance period activation for accounts with large numbers of instances.

April 28, 2022

Features

  • API: The API /notification_schedule GET endpoint for notification schedules now shows metrics that use the schedule, in addition to instances.

  • Reports: Added scoping support and availability data to the SD-WAN report.

  • Network checks: You can now edit the location of paused network checks.

  • Geo-location information is now automatically added to cloud instances (AWS, Azure) and SNMP devices.

April 20, 2022

Features

Improvements

  • Incident Hub: Messages sent to Jira Service Desk are now logged in the incident timeline.

  • Dashboards: Improved the display of the Instance Scorecard widget to better show CPU and disk memory.

 

April 14, 2022

  • SD-WAN: Added support for auto-tagging SD-WAN devices in preparation for upcoming default templates and dashboards.

April 7, 2022

Features

  • Instance Details page: A warning banner is now displayed whenever a Fabric integration is in an error state.

  • Reports: The SD-WAN health metric report is now available.

  • Geo-location information is now automatically added to instances with a public IP or a resolvable FQDN.

Improvements

  • Integrations: Improved usability of how errors are shown on the Cloud integration page.

  • Security Fabric: Improved the details of Fabric connection error messages to simplify troubleshooting connection issues.

March 31, 2022

Improvements

  • Security Fabric: Improved handling of Fabric integration recovery after a network connectivity break.

  • Maintenance: Improved the performance of maintenance activation for large numbers of instances, especially when disrupting active incidents.

March 24, 2022

Features

  • Incident Hub: Added the ability to filter metric heartbeat incidents.

  • DEM: Endpoint Agent health metrics on DEM related incidents are now displayed.

Improvements

  • SNMP: Improvements to how existing SNMP v3 settings are displayed.

March 17, 2022

Features

  • Maintenance: The Active Maintenance drawer now shows all currently active and upcoming scheduled maintenance periods.

Improvements

  • Control panel: Updated the spinning wheel loading indicator to make it more visible.

  • Dashboards: Improved the presentation of Fabric metrics in the Dashboard metric selector.

March 10, 2022

Features

  • Instance Details page: Cleaned up presentation of incident data on the Instance Details page.

  • OnSight: Added support for a configurable StorageClass in Kubernetes OnSight helm chart.

  • Cloud integration: Cloud integrations can now be created without requiring instances to be found in AWS or Azure at the time of creation.

 

March 3, 2022

Features

  • Integrations: Added support to allow regeneration of Jira and Jira Service Desk OAuth credentials.

  • Integrations: Added support for the rediscovery of VMware objects.

Improvements

  • Security Fabric: Added richer details on cause of failed fabric connections to facilitate troubleshooting while onboarding Fortinet Fabric devices.

February 24, 2022

Features

  • Dashboards: Added support for SNMP-based single metric widgets.

  • Control panel: Added support to allow agent-detected hostname changes to trigger updates in the FortiMonitor control panel.

  • Instance Details page: Incidents with active maintenance now show a badge to highlight the maintenance on Instance Details pages.

  • Templates: Added the ability to create a new instance group when creating a template.

  • Security Fabric: Added user-definable labels to Fortinet Fabric connections to help distinguish multiple connections.

  • Integrations: Added metric category and metric sub-category to Webhook, Jira, ServiceNow, Salesforce, and ZenDesk alert parameters.

Improvements

  • Maintenance: Improved ordering of entries on the Maintenance page when showing active and scheduled maintenance periods.

  • Security Fabric: Fabric onboarding now allows you to move forward and backwards to correct input errors.

February 16, 2022

Features

  • Instance Group page: Enabled bulk SNMP device scans from Instance Group pages.

  • Instance Details page: Added new SD-WAN SLA visualization to Instance Details pages.

Improvements

  • Network devices: Enabled larger bulk additions for network device and endpoint add instance flows.

  • Dashboards: Enabled additional zooming in Geomap dashboard widgets.

February 10, 2022

Features

  • Synthetic checks: Allow the addition of a port value to be defined when setting up a synthetic instance.

  • DEM: Added new add instance flow for Windows Endpoint Agent installations. Also, renamed the previous flow to Windows Server Agent.

Improvements

  • UI: Revised the wording of Security Fabric integrations from Fabric Portal to Root Fortigate.

  • Security Fabric: Fabric connection status is now shown in the Fabric Connections table.

  • Integrations: Improved validation of ServiceNow instance names when adding or editing integrations.

February 3, 2022

Features

  • Azure: Added support for Azure VPN Tunnel status monitoring.

  • DEM: DEM-enabled Agents now support TCP/IP port metric data collection.

  • Maintenance:You can now place certain metrics under maintenance. Note that only metrics with configured threshold can be put under this type of maintenance.
    To put a single metric under maintenance, choose a metric from the Monitoring Config tab of an instance then click 3-dot menu > Start Maintenance.

  • Integrations: VMware integration set up errors are now more detailed.

  • Security Fabric: Instance counts in the Fabric connection table are now click-able. Clicking the count shows all of the instances associated with the Security Fabric root device.

  • OnSight vCollector: The OnSight Management page now shows Incident Type and Maintenance badges for such events occurring on each OnSight vCollector.

January 27, 2022

Features

  • Integrations: The Security Fabric integration is now available.
    This integration allows you to leverage FortiMonitor 's monitoring capabilities to discover and monitor your Fabric environment. See the following articles for more information:

  • Templates: Added support for tracking which Auxiliary Notification Schedule records are created from templates.

January 20, 2022

Features

  • Integrations: GA release of Cisco Meraki integration.
    The Cisco Meraki integration allows you to automatically discover and monitor your Meraki devices and services from within your Meraki Cloud account. Using your Meraki Cloud account’s API, FortiMonitor can reach your Meraki devices and collect metric data from them. For more information, see Cisco Meraki.

  • Network device monitoring: Added automatic provisioning of core metrics for Juniper and Raritan devices.

Improvements

  • Improved Fortinet SD-WAN metric display for devices monitored via SNMP.

January 12, 2022

Features

  • DEM: Added TCP retransmission as a metric for use to the DEM Agent.

  • SNMP: Added the ability to update an instance's name based on modified SNMP sysName values.

Improvements

  • Synthetic checks: Added progress indicator for real-time tests of synthetic network checks.

  • PagerDuty integration: Upgraded support for PagerDuty integration, which allows new integrations to be created.

  • Control panel: Updated display of Fortinet IPSec metrics to use both ends of the tunnel for the metric name.

  • Templates: Clarified network device port filter settings on templates.

 

January 7, 2022

Features

  • DEM: The Windows Digital Experience Agent now supports collection of Wi-Fi and wired network connection details.

  • DEM: Allow the addition of a full HTTP URL for Digital Experience Monitoring.

  • OnSight: Added support for using default templates to set metric thresholds for Onsight vCollectors.

  • Network device monitoring: Added support for user-defined maximum speed on ports.

  • Control panel: Updated the documentation resource links to point to https://docs.fortimonitor.com/fortimonitor.

  • Instance Details page: Added new Sensor State tab for network devices on the Instance Details page.

  • Instance Details page: Added new tab with AP admin status for Cisco wireless access controllers.

Improvements

  • Dashboards: Added additional caching to speed up dashboard widget rendering, especially for widgets with complex instance selection criteria.

 

What's New

FortiMonitor 2022.2 includes the following enhancements:

May 12, 2022

Features

  • OnSight: Added support for the NTP metric.

  • Instance Details page: Custom incidents can now be created and configured for all device types.

Improvements

  • Control panel: Added a series of tooltip enhancements to make icons easier to interpret throughout the control panel.

May 9, 2022

Features

  • Incident Hub: Added clarification and more details to the Incident Hub slide-out panels.

  • Alert timelines: Added auxiliary timeline support for AWS Cloud Metrics.

Improvements

  • Maintenance: Improved the performance of maintenance period activation for accounts with large numbers of instances.

April 28, 2022

Features

  • API: The API /notification_schedule GET endpoint for notification schedules now shows metrics that use the schedule, in addition to instances.

  • Reports: Added scoping support and availability data to the SD-WAN report.

  • Network checks: You can now edit the location of paused network checks.

  • Geo-location information is now automatically added to cloud instances (AWS, Azure) and SNMP devices.

April 20, 2022

Features

Improvements

  • Incident Hub: Messages sent to Jira Service Desk are now logged in the incident timeline.

  • Dashboards: Improved the display of the Instance Scorecard widget to better show CPU and disk memory.

 

April 14, 2022

  • SD-WAN: Added support for auto-tagging SD-WAN devices in preparation for upcoming default templates and dashboards.

April 7, 2022

Features

  • Instance Details page: A warning banner is now displayed whenever a Fabric integration is in an error state.

  • Reports: The SD-WAN health metric report is now available.

  • Geo-location information is now automatically added to instances with a public IP or a resolvable FQDN.

Improvements

  • Integrations: Improved usability of how errors are shown on the Cloud integration page.

  • Security Fabric: Improved the details of Fabric connection error messages to simplify troubleshooting connection issues.

March 31, 2022

Improvements

  • Security Fabric: Improved handling of Fabric integration recovery after a network connectivity break.

  • Maintenance: Improved the performance of maintenance activation for large numbers of instances, especially when disrupting active incidents.

March 24, 2022

Features

  • Incident Hub: Added the ability to filter metric heartbeat incidents.

  • DEM: Endpoint Agent health metrics on DEM related incidents are now displayed.

Improvements

  • SNMP: Improvements to how existing SNMP v3 settings are displayed.

March 17, 2022

Features

  • Maintenance: The Active Maintenance drawer now shows all currently active and upcoming scheduled maintenance periods.

Improvements

  • Control panel: Updated the spinning wheel loading indicator to make it more visible.

  • Dashboards: Improved the presentation of Fabric metrics in the Dashboard metric selector.

March 10, 2022

Features

  • Instance Details page: Cleaned up presentation of incident data on the Instance Details page.

  • OnSight: Added support for a configurable StorageClass in Kubernetes OnSight helm chart.

  • Cloud integration: Cloud integrations can now be created without requiring instances to be found in AWS or Azure at the time of creation.

 

March 3, 2022

Features

  • Integrations: Added support to allow regeneration of Jira and Jira Service Desk OAuth credentials.

  • Integrations: Added support for the rediscovery of VMware objects.

Improvements

  • Security Fabric: Added richer details on cause of failed fabric connections to facilitate troubleshooting while onboarding Fortinet Fabric devices.

February 24, 2022

Features

  • Dashboards: Added support for SNMP-based single metric widgets.

  • Control panel: Added support to allow agent-detected hostname changes to trigger updates in the FortiMonitor control panel.

  • Instance Details page: Incidents with active maintenance now show a badge to highlight the maintenance on Instance Details pages.

  • Templates: Added the ability to create a new instance group when creating a template.

  • Security Fabric: Added user-definable labels to Fortinet Fabric connections to help distinguish multiple connections.

  • Integrations: Added metric category and metric sub-category to Webhook, Jira, ServiceNow, Salesforce, and ZenDesk alert parameters.

Improvements

  • Maintenance: Improved ordering of entries on the Maintenance page when showing active and scheduled maintenance periods.

  • Security Fabric: Fabric onboarding now allows you to move forward and backwards to correct input errors.

February 16, 2022

Features

  • Instance Group page: Enabled bulk SNMP device scans from Instance Group pages.

  • Instance Details page: Added new SD-WAN SLA visualization to Instance Details pages.

Improvements

  • Network devices: Enabled larger bulk additions for network device and endpoint add instance flows.

  • Dashboards: Enabled additional zooming in Geomap dashboard widgets.

February 10, 2022

Features

  • Synthetic checks: Allow the addition of a port value to be defined when setting up a synthetic instance.

  • DEM: Added new add instance flow for Windows Endpoint Agent installations. Also, renamed the previous flow to Windows Server Agent.

Improvements

  • UI: Revised the wording of Security Fabric integrations from Fabric Portal to Root Fortigate.

  • Security Fabric: Fabric connection status is now shown in the Fabric Connections table.

  • Integrations: Improved validation of ServiceNow instance names when adding or editing integrations.

February 3, 2022

Features

  • Azure: Added support for Azure VPN Tunnel status monitoring.

  • DEM: DEM-enabled Agents now support TCP/IP port metric data collection.

  • Maintenance:You can now place certain metrics under maintenance. Note that only metrics with configured threshold can be put under this type of maintenance.
    To put a single metric under maintenance, choose a metric from the Monitoring Config tab of an instance then click 3-dot menu > Start Maintenance.

  • Integrations: VMware integration set up errors are now more detailed.

  • Security Fabric: Instance counts in the Fabric connection table are now click-able. Clicking the count shows all of the instances associated with the Security Fabric root device.

  • OnSight vCollector: The OnSight Management page now shows Incident Type and Maintenance badges for such events occurring on each OnSight vCollector.

January 27, 2022

Features

  • Integrations: The Security Fabric integration is now available.
    This integration allows you to leverage FortiMonitor 's monitoring capabilities to discover and monitor your Fabric environment. See the following articles for more information:

  • Templates: Added support for tracking which Auxiliary Notification Schedule records are created from templates.

January 20, 2022

Features

  • Integrations: GA release of Cisco Meraki integration.
    The Cisco Meraki integration allows you to automatically discover and monitor your Meraki devices and services from within your Meraki Cloud account. Using your Meraki Cloud account’s API, FortiMonitor can reach your Meraki devices and collect metric data from them. For more information, see Cisco Meraki.

  • Network device monitoring: Added automatic provisioning of core metrics for Juniper and Raritan devices.

Improvements

  • Improved Fortinet SD-WAN metric display for devices monitored via SNMP.

January 12, 2022

Features

  • DEM: Added TCP retransmission as a metric for use to the DEM Agent.

  • SNMP: Added the ability to update an instance's name based on modified SNMP sysName values.

Improvements

  • Synthetic checks: Added progress indicator for real-time tests of synthetic network checks.

  • PagerDuty integration: Upgraded support for PagerDuty integration, which allows new integrations to be created.

  • Control panel: Updated display of Fortinet IPSec metrics to use both ends of the tunnel for the metric name.

  • Templates: Clarified network device port filter settings on templates.

 

January 7, 2022

Features

  • DEM: The Windows Digital Experience Agent now supports collection of Wi-Fi and wired network connection details.

  • DEM: Allow the addition of a full HTTP URL for Digital Experience Monitoring.

  • OnSight: Added support for using default templates to set metric thresholds for Onsight vCollectors.

  • Network device monitoring: Added support for user-defined maximum speed on ports.

  • Control panel: Updated the documentation resource links to point to https://docs.fortimonitor.com/fortimonitor.

  • Instance Details page: Added new Sensor State tab for network devices on the Instance Details page.

  • Instance Details page: Added new tab with AP admin status for Cisco wireless access controllers.

Improvements

  • Dashboards: Added additional caching to speed up dashboard widget rendering, especially for widgets with complex instance selection criteria.