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Enable and disable events

Use the event management window to select which events will be logged.

Events for the system

  1. Click Logs > Event Management.
  2. Use the Filters to locate the appropriate event. Refer to Event management for filter settings.
    1. To enable an event, select one or more events and click Options. Select one of the following:

      • Internal: Logs only to an internal events database.
      • External: Logs only to an external host.
      • Internal & External: Logs both to an internal events database and an external host.

      Any event that is logged is enabled.

    2. To disable an event, select one or more events and click Options. Select Disable Logging.

To log events on an external log host, you must first add the log host to FortiNAC. See Log events to an external log host for instructions.

Events for a specific group

Logging events for a specific group limits the number of times the event is generated. The event will only be generated for members of the selected group.

  1. Click Logs > Event Management.
  2. Use the filters to locate the appropriate event. Refer to Event management for filter settings.
  3. Select one or more events and click Options. Choose one of the logging options to enable the event.
  4. Click Modify Group.
  5. Click in the Group drop-down box and select the group for which this event will be enabled.
  6. Click OK.

Enable and disable events

Use the event management window to select which events will be logged.

Events for the system

  1. Click Logs > Event Management.
  2. Use the Filters to locate the appropriate event. Refer to Event management for filter settings.
    1. To enable an event, select one or more events and click Options. Select one of the following:

      • Internal: Logs only to an internal events database.
      • External: Logs only to an external host.
      • Internal & External: Logs both to an internal events database and an external host.

      Any event that is logged is enabled.

    2. To disable an event, select one or more events and click Options. Select Disable Logging.

To log events on an external log host, you must first add the log host to FortiNAC. See Log events to an external log host for instructions.

Events for a specific group

Logging events for a specific group limits the number of times the event is generated. The event will only be generated for members of the selected group.

  1. Click Logs > Event Management.
  2. Use the filters to locate the appropriate event. Refer to Event management for filter settings.
  3. Select one or more events and click Options. Choose one of the logging options to enable the event.
  4. Click Modify Group.
  5. Click in the Group drop-down box and select the group for which this event will be enabled.
  6. Click OK.