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What's new in FortiNAC 8.7.0

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The following list contains new and expanded features added in FortiNAC 8.7.0.

Integration and Support

FortiNAC supports the following integrations:

  • FortiAnalyzer - endpoint and network infrastructure reports
    • Ability to send endpoint and infrastructure data to FortiAnalyzer (v6.2.2 and higher) in order to build reports. For details on using FortiAnalyzer, refer to the Fortinet Document Library.
  • Fabric Connector - Corporate Security Fabric Protocol
    • Ability to register FortiNAC in the Security Fabric Tree. This allows FortiNAC to be visible in the Security Fabric Topology view on FortiOS products. This function is configured under System > Settings > System Communication > Fortigate Telemetry.
    • Note: Requires FortiNAC appliances to be installed with licenses that include certificates. This type of license was introduced January 1st 2020.

  • FortiGate VPN Support
    • Control access to endpoints connecting remotely over FortiGate VPN sessions.
  • FortiCare FDS Integration for Subscription SKU support and contract entitlement information
  • License Information Dashboard Panel will display Entitlements. See section License Information for details.
  • Profiling method for ONVIF protocol support
    • Device Profiling method that determines whether or not an endpoint supports the ONVIF protocol. See section Adding a rule for details.

Removal

  • Excluded MAC Address Ranges feature is removed from the GUI. Excluded Microsoft LLTD Addresses and Multicast Addresses is still supported.

Rest API

Rest API enhancements made for later GUI re-write.

The following list contains new and expanded features added in FortiNAC 8.7.0.

Integration and Support

FortiNAC supports the following integrations:

  • FortiAnalyzer - endpoint and network infrastructure reports
    • Ability to send endpoint and infrastructure data to FortiAnalyzer (v6.2.2 and higher) in order to build reports. For details on using FortiAnalyzer, refer to the Fortinet Document Library.
  • Fabric Connector - Corporate Security Fabric Protocol
    • Ability to register FortiNAC in the Security Fabric Tree. This allows FortiNAC to be visible in the Security Fabric Topology view on FortiOS products. This function is configured under System > Settings > System Communication > Fortigate Telemetry.
    • Note: Requires FortiNAC appliances to be installed with licenses that include certificates. This type of license was introduced January 1st 2020.

  • FortiGate VPN Support
    • Control access to endpoints connecting remotely over FortiGate VPN sessions.
  • FortiCare FDS Integration for Subscription SKU support and contract entitlement information
  • License Information Dashboard Panel will display Entitlements. See section License Information for details.
  • Profiling method for ONVIF protocol support
    • Device Profiling method that determines whether or not an endpoint supports the ONVIF protocol. See section Adding a rule for details.

Removal

  • Excluded MAC Address Ranges feature is removed from the GUI. Excluded Microsoft LLTD Addresses and Multicast Addresses is still supported.

Rest API

Rest API enhancements made for later GUI re-write.