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Administration Guide

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System communication

System Communication groups together features that allow FortiNAC to communicate with other devices or to send email and SMS messages to administrators and network users.

Option

Definition

Email Settings

Enter settings for your email server. This allows FortiNAC to send email to Administrators and network users.

See Email settings.

Log Receivers

Configure a list of servers that to receive event and alarm messages from FortiNAC.

See Log receivers.

MDM Services

Configure one or more Mobile Device Management (MDM) servers that integrate with FortiNAC.

See MDM services.

Mobile Providers

Displays the default set of Mobile Providers included in the database. FortiNAC uses the Mobile Providers list to send SMS messages to guests and administrators . The list can be modified as needed.

See Mobile providers.

Patch Management

The Patch Management feature allows integration with Patch servers such as BigFix or PatchLink.

See Patch management.

Proxy Settings

Configure FortiNAC to direct web traffic to a proxy server in order to download OS updates and auto-definition updates.

SNMP

Set the SNMP protocol for devices that query FortiNAC for information. It is also used to set the SNMP protocol to accept SNMPv3 traps that register hosts and users.

See SNMP.

Syslog Files

Syslog Files that you create and store are used by FortiNAC to parse the information received from these external devices and generate an event. The event can contain any or all of the fields contained in the syslog output and can be mapped to an Alarm and an Alarm action.

See Syslog management and Map events to alarms.

Security Event Parsers

Customize parsing of syslog messages for generating security events.

See Security event parsers

Trap MIB Files

Enter configurations to interpret SNMP trap MIB information sent from a device and associate it with events and alarms in FortiNAC.

See Trap MIB files and Map events to alarms.

Threat Analysis Engines

Configure Threat Analysis Engines to be used when applications are submitted via an agent to FortiNAC.

Vulnerability Scanners

Configure and manage the connection to a vulnerability scanner, allowing FortiNAC to request and process scan results.

See Vulnerability scanner.

Security Fabric Connector

Provides the ability to register FortiNAC in the Security Fabric Tree. Once registered, FortiNAC is visible in the Security Fabric Topology view on FortiOS products.

See Security Fabric Connection

System communication

System Communication groups together features that allow FortiNAC to communicate with other devices or to send email and SMS messages to administrators and network users.

Option

Definition

Email Settings

Enter settings for your email server. This allows FortiNAC to send email to Administrators and network users.

See Email settings.

Log Receivers

Configure a list of servers that to receive event and alarm messages from FortiNAC.

See Log receivers.

MDM Services

Configure one or more Mobile Device Management (MDM) servers that integrate with FortiNAC.

See MDM services.

Mobile Providers

Displays the default set of Mobile Providers included in the database. FortiNAC uses the Mobile Providers list to send SMS messages to guests and administrators . The list can be modified as needed.

See Mobile providers.

Patch Management

The Patch Management feature allows integration with Patch servers such as BigFix or PatchLink.

See Patch management.

Proxy Settings

Configure FortiNAC to direct web traffic to a proxy server in order to download OS updates and auto-definition updates.

SNMP

Set the SNMP protocol for devices that query FortiNAC for information. It is also used to set the SNMP protocol to accept SNMPv3 traps that register hosts and users.

See SNMP.

Syslog Files

Syslog Files that you create and store are used by FortiNAC to parse the information received from these external devices and generate an event. The event can contain any or all of the fields contained in the syslog output and can be mapped to an Alarm and an Alarm action.

See Syslog management and Map events to alarms.

Security Event Parsers

Customize parsing of syslog messages for generating security events.

See Security event parsers

Trap MIB Files

Enter configurations to interpret SNMP trap MIB information sent from a device and associate it with events and alarms in FortiNAC.

See Trap MIB files and Map events to alarms.

Threat Analysis Engines

Configure Threat Analysis Engines to be used when applications are submitted via an agent to FortiNAC.

Vulnerability Scanners

Configure and manage the connection to a vulnerability scanner, allowing FortiNAC to request and process scan results.

See Vulnerability scanner.

Security Fabric Connector

Provides the ability to register FortiNAC in the Security Fabric Tree. Once registered, FortiNAC is visible in the Security Fabric Topology view on FortiOS products.

See Security Fabric Connection