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Events

Events displays the contents of the events log. The events log is an audit trail of significant network and FortiNAC incidents. Events are logged when they are enabled in the events management view. See Enable and disable events.

To access events, go to Logs > Events.

Settings

Field

Definition

First Name

First Name of the user associated with the event, such as the registered owner of a host or an administrator.

Last Name

Last Name of the user associated with the event.

Login Name

User name from the credentials of the user who was logged in and associated with the event.

Element Name

Name of the device, administrator, server or process associated with the event.

Element Type

Type can be Device, Port, Container, Process, or All.

Group

Group name of a group of elements, such as, port group, device group or user group.

Pause

If enabled, prevents the Events List from refreshing and adding new records to the screen. In an environment with a large number of events, you may need to pause the refresh in order to research an issue.

Date

Date and time that the event occurred.

Event

Event name. See Events and alarms list.

Element

Element associated with the event, such as a user, administrator, device, port, or process.

Message

A textual description of the selected entry.

Note

An area for user notes.

Buttons

Import

Import historical events from an Archive file. See Import archived data.

Export

Exports the data displayed to a file in the default downloads location. File types include CSV, Excel, PDF, or RTF. See Export data.

Set Note

Opens a notes window and allows you to add notes to the selected event. See Event notes.

Events

Events displays the contents of the events log. The events log is an audit trail of significant network and FortiNAC incidents. Events are logged when they are enabled in the events management view. See Enable and disable events.

To access events, go to Logs > Events.

Settings

Field

Definition

First Name

First Name of the user associated with the event, such as the registered owner of a host or an administrator.

Last Name

Last Name of the user associated with the event.

Login Name

User name from the credentials of the user who was logged in and associated with the event.

Element Name

Name of the device, administrator, server or process associated with the event.

Element Type

Type can be Device, Port, Container, Process, or All.

Group

Group name of a group of elements, such as, port group, device group or user group.

Pause

If enabled, prevents the Events List from refreshing and adding new records to the screen. In an environment with a large number of events, you may need to pause the refresh in order to research an issue.

Date

Date and time that the event occurred.

Event

Event name. See Events and alarms list.

Element

Element associated with the event, such as a user, administrator, device, port, or process.

Message

A textual description of the selected entry.

Note

An area for user notes.

Buttons

Import

Import historical events from an Archive file. See Import archived data.

Export

Exports the data displayed to a file in the default downloads location. File types include CSV, Excel, PDF, or RTF. See Export data.

Set Note

Opens a notes window and allows you to add notes to the selected event. See Event notes.