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Customer icon

The Customer Icon in the Topology View represents the organization. Select this icon to display tabs for Containers, Devices, Ports and SSIDs in the right frame. All Containers, Devices, Ports and SSIDs in the database can be accessed from here. Right-click on the Customer Icon to add containers, import port description data, and modify the customer name. Click the Find button to the right of the icon to locate

See Import port descriptions and for additional information on those Customer Icon features.

When FortiNAC is installed, the Customer node in the Topology View is listed as Customer. See Rename customer icon for instructions on entering a new .

Settings

Field

Definition

Containers Tab

When the Customer Icon or Node is selected, the Containers tab is displayed with a list of all Containers in the database. Containers are also displayed in the tree under the Customer Icon. See Containers view.

Selecting a container from the Containers tab or from the tree provides you with the same set of right-click options.

Add a container by right-clicking the Customer Icon or using the Add button on the Containers tab. See Configure container for devices.

Devices Tab

When the Customer Icon or Node is selected, the Devices tab is displayed with a list of all Devices in the database. Devices are also displayed in the tree under the Container in which they reside. See Device view.

Hosts that are displayed both in Host View and Topology View are not displayed in the table of devices because they are managed in the Host View. They are displayed in the tree.

Selecting a device from the Devices tab or from the tree provides you with the same set of right-click options.

Add a device by right-clicking the Container Icon or using the Add button on the Devices tab.

Ports Tab

When the Customer Icon or Node is selected, the Ports tab is displayed with a list of all Ports in the database. Ports are read from devices and cannot be added manually. See Ports view.

SSIDs Tab

When the Customer Icon or Node is selected, the SSIDs tab is displayed with a list of all SSIDs in the database. SSIDs are read from devices and cannot be added manually. See SSID view

Right click options

Add Container

Adds a new container to the database which is displayed in the tree. For additional information see, Configure container for devices.

Control Access

Place devices and ports into system groups that control network access for hosts connected to those ports. See Control access.

Control Access Network Summary

Displays the control access enforcement status of all devices on the network. See Network summary.

Import Port Descriptions

Import port descriptions into the (Undefined variable: User_Guide.ProductAbbrev) Server and (Undefined variable: User_Guide.ProductAbbrev) Control Server appliances from a .csv text file containing the comma separated values. See Import port descriptions.

Rename

Modify the name of the Customer Icon. See Rename customer icon.

Customer icon

The Customer Icon in the Topology View represents the organization. Select this icon to display tabs for Containers, Devices, Ports and SSIDs in the right frame. All Containers, Devices, Ports and SSIDs in the database can be accessed from here. Right-click on the Customer Icon to add containers, import port description data, and modify the customer name. Click the Find button to the right of the icon to locate

See Import port descriptions and for additional information on those Customer Icon features.

When FortiNAC is installed, the Customer node in the Topology View is listed as Customer. See Rename customer icon for instructions on entering a new .

Settings

Field

Definition

Containers Tab

When the Customer Icon or Node is selected, the Containers tab is displayed with a list of all Containers in the database. Containers are also displayed in the tree under the Customer Icon. See Containers view.

Selecting a container from the Containers tab or from the tree provides you with the same set of right-click options.

Add a container by right-clicking the Customer Icon or using the Add button on the Containers tab. See Configure container for devices.

Devices Tab

When the Customer Icon or Node is selected, the Devices tab is displayed with a list of all Devices in the database. Devices are also displayed in the tree under the Container in which they reside. See Device view.

Hosts that are displayed both in Host View and Topology View are not displayed in the table of devices because they are managed in the Host View. They are displayed in the tree.

Selecting a device from the Devices tab or from the tree provides you with the same set of right-click options.

Add a device by right-clicking the Container Icon or using the Add button on the Devices tab.

Ports Tab

When the Customer Icon or Node is selected, the Ports tab is displayed with a list of all Ports in the database. Ports are read from devices and cannot be added manually. See Ports view.

SSIDs Tab

When the Customer Icon or Node is selected, the SSIDs tab is displayed with a list of all SSIDs in the database. SSIDs are read from devices and cannot be added manually. See SSID view

Right click options

Add Container

Adds a new container to the database which is displayed in the tree. For additional information see, Configure container for devices.

Control Access

Place devices and ports into system groups that control network access for hosts connected to those ports. See Control access.

Control Access Network Summary

Displays the control access enforcement status of all devices on the network. See Network summary.

Import Port Descriptions

Import port descriptions into the (Undefined variable: User_Guide.ProductAbbrev) Server and (Undefined variable: User_Guide.ProductAbbrev) Control Server appliances from a .csv text file containing the comma separated values. See Import port descriptions.

Rename

Modify the name of the Customer Icon. See Rename customer icon.