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Reports

Reports groups together properties for reports that are generated directly from the FortiNAC database.

Note: As of December 5, 2019, Fortinet discontinued the sale of the FNAC Analytics Reporting solution and recommends FortiAnalyzer as the FortiNAC reporting platform. For details, refer to the Product Life Cycle document found in the Fortinet Support Portal at:

http://support.fortinet.com/

Option

Definition

Analytics

Configures the connection between the FortiNAC server and the Analytics server. This connection allows an agent on the FortiNAC server to push data for reporting to an external server based on a user-defined schedule.

Analytics

Use analytics to configure the connection between the FortiNAC server and the cloud reporting Analytics server. This connection allows an agent on the FortiNAC server to push data for reporting to an external server based on a user-defined schedule. The schedule is set in the Analytics reporting software.

  1. Click System > Settings.
  2. Expand the Reports folder.
  3. Select Analytics from the tree.
  4. Use the Settings table below to enter the connection settings for the Analytics server.
  5. Click Save Settings.
Settings

Settings

Field Definition
Activation Key Key that activates the license for Analytics. When the license is activated, the agent on the FortiNAC server can begin sending data to the FortiNAC Analytics database. See Generate An Activation Key below for instructions on creating a key.
Server FQDN of the server where your FortiNAC Analytics database resides. Default = analytics. example.com.

Generate an activation key

  1. On the FortiNAC Analytics server, log into the User Interface as Administrator.
  2. Click the Manage > Manage Client on the menu bar.
  3. Select the appropriate client from the list and click Edit.
  4. On the Manage Clients view, click Generate under Access Key.
  5. A license key is generated and displayed.
  6. Highlight the text and copy it to the Activation Key field in FortiNAC under System > Settings > Reports > Analytics.
  7. Click Save Settings.

Reports

Reports groups together properties for reports that are generated directly from the FortiNAC database.

Note: As of December 5, 2019, Fortinet discontinued the sale of the FNAC Analytics Reporting solution and recommends FortiAnalyzer as the FortiNAC reporting platform. For details, refer to the Product Life Cycle document found in the Fortinet Support Portal at:

http://support.fortinet.com/

Option

Definition

Analytics

Configures the connection between the FortiNAC server and the Analytics server. This connection allows an agent on the FortiNAC server to push data for reporting to an external server based on a user-defined schedule.

Analytics

Use analytics to configure the connection between the FortiNAC server and the cloud reporting Analytics server. This connection allows an agent on the FortiNAC server to push data for reporting to an external server based on a user-defined schedule. The schedule is set in the Analytics reporting software.

  1. Click System > Settings.
  2. Expand the Reports folder.
  3. Select Analytics from the tree.
  4. Use the Settings table below to enter the connection settings for the Analytics server.
  5. Click Save Settings.
Settings

Settings

Field Definition
Activation Key Key that activates the license for Analytics. When the license is activated, the agent on the FortiNAC server can begin sending data to the FortiNAC Analytics database. See Generate An Activation Key below for instructions on creating a key.
Server FQDN of the server where your FortiNAC Analytics database resides. Default = analytics. example.com.

Generate an activation key

  1. On the FortiNAC Analytics server, log into the User Interface as Administrator.
  2. Click the Manage > Manage Client on the menu bar.
  3. Select the appropriate client from the list and click Edit.
  4. On the Manage Clients view, click Generate under Access Key.
  5. A license key is generated and displayed.
  6. Highlight the text and copy it to the Activation Key field in FortiNAC under System > Settings > Reports > Analytics.
  7. Click Save Settings.