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Administration Guide

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Persistent Agent settings

Persistent Agent groups together properties for the use and behavior of the Persistent Agent and the configuration for updating the Persistent Agent installed on existing hosts to a different version.

Navigate to Policy > Persistent Agent Properties.

Options

Option

Definition

Agent Update

Globally update hosts on your network that already have a Persistent Agent installed.

See Global updates.

Credential Configuration

Configure how credentials are verified for hosts who use the Persistent Agent.

See Credential configuration.

Security Management

Configure the following:

  • Host name of the server for Persistent Agent communication.
  • Host group whose members receive the host name when they connect.
  • Whether display notifications will be sent to the host.
  • Header and footer text for the Persistent Agent authentication page.
  • Status messages in the message box on the user's desktop.

See Security management.

Status Notifications

Use the Status Notifications view to configure how users are notified of their host status when the Persistent Agent contacts the FortiNAC server.

See Status notifications.

Transport Configuration

Configure TCP and UDP communication between the FortiNAC server and the Persistent Agent.

See Transport configurations.

USB Detection

Use the USB Detection view allows to configure FortiNAC to be notified in the event that a USB device was plugged into a host on the network.

See USB detection.

Persistent Agent settings

Persistent Agent groups together properties for the use and behavior of the Persistent Agent and the configuration for updating the Persistent Agent installed on existing hosts to a different version.

Navigate to Policy > Persistent Agent Properties.

Options

Option

Definition

Agent Update

Globally update hosts on your network that already have a Persistent Agent installed.

See Global updates.

Credential Configuration

Configure how credentials are verified for hosts who use the Persistent Agent.

See Credential configuration.

Security Management

Configure the following:

  • Host name of the server for Persistent Agent communication.
  • Host group whose members receive the host name when they connect.
  • Whether display notifications will be sent to the host.
  • Header and footer text for the Persistent Agent authentication page.
  • Status messages in the message box on the user's desktop.

See Security management.

Status Notifications

Use the Status Notifications view to configure how users are notified of their host status when the Persistent Agent contacts the FortiNAC server.

See Status notifications.

Transport Configuration

Configure TCP and UDP communication between the FortiNAC server and the Persistent Agent.

See Transport configurations.

USB Detection

Use the USB Detection view allows to configure FortiNAC to be notified in the event that a USB device was plugged into a host on the network.

See USB detection.