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Administration Guide

Dashboard

The System Status dashboard displays widgets that provide information and enable you to configure basic system settings. All of the widgets appear on a single dashboard, which can be customized as desired.

The menu is in Compact mode by default. You can toggle between Compact mode and Full mode in System > Settings > Menu Mode.

If the unit is the master node in a cluster, the displayed data will be a summary of all nodes in the cluster, otherwise only the individual unit's data is displayed.

The following widgets are available:

System Information

Displays basic information about the FortiSandbox system, such as the serial number, system up time, and license status information.

System Resources

Displays the real-time usage status of the CPU and memory.

Scanning Statistics

Displays a table providing information about the files scanned over a selected time span. This includes Sniffer, Device(s), On Demand, Network, Adapter, and URL.

Scanning Activity

Displays the number of clean, suspicious, and malicious events that have occurred at specific times over a selected time period. Hover the cursor over a colored portion of a bar in the graph to view the exact number of events of the selected type that occurred at that time.

Threats Distribution

Displays threat level distribution over a selected period.

Customized Threats Distribution

Displays threat level distribution over two customized time intervals.

Quick Download

To quickly search a file according to its checksum. If found, the user can download the file, download the PDF report, and view job detail.

Sniffer Traffic Throughput

Displays sniffed traffic throughput across time.

Top Devices

Displays the total scanning jobs for the top five devices over a selected time interval.

Hover the cursor over a bar in the graph to view the exact number of scanning jobs for that device.

Top Critical Logs

Displays recent critical logs, including the time they occurred and a brief description.

Pending Job Statistics

Displays pending scan job numbers for a period of time. This widget allows you to monitor the workload trend on your FortiSandbox.

Disk Monitor

Displays the RAID level and status, disk usage, and disk management information. This widget is only available in hardware based models.

The following option is available:

Refresh

At the top of the website, there is a Refresh button and label to show the current user. Clicking the Refresh button will refresh the dashboard.

Note: For certain pages, such as FortiView > File Scan Search, if you click the Refresh button you will lose your current search criteria. Use the Refresh button inside the content pane to continue searching without losing your criteria.

Online Help

At the upper-right corner of the website, there is a dropdown list. Users can go to online help to quickly find reference information about FortiSandbox.

Video Tutorials

The Fortinet FortiSandbox Video Library contains video tutorials showing how to integrate various Fortinet products, including FortiGates to FortiSandbox. The Video Library can be found at https://video.fortinet.com/product/fortisandbox.

This section includes the following topics:

Dashboard

The System Status dashboard displays widgets that provide information and enable you to configure basic system settings. All of the widgets appear on a single dashboard, which can be customized as desired.

The menu is in Compact mode by default. You can toggle between Compact mode and Full mode in System > Settings > Menu Mode.

If the unit is the master node in a cluster, the displayed data will be a summary of all nodes in the cluster, otherwise only the individual unit's data is displayed.

The following widgets are available:

System Information

Displays basic information about the FortiSandbox system, such as the serial number, system up time, and license status information.

System Resources

Displays the real-time usage status of the CPU and memory.

Scanning Statistics

Displays a table providing information about the files scanned over a selected time span. This includes Sniffer, Device(s), On Demand, Network, Adapter, and URL.

Scanning Activity

Displays the number of clean, suspicious, and malicious events that have occurred at specific times over a selected time period. Hover the cursor over a colored portion of a bar in the graph to view the exact number of events of the selected type that occurred at that time.

Threats Distribution

Displays threat level distribution over a selected period.

Customized Threats Distribution

Displays threat level distribution over two customized time intervals.

Quick Download

To quickly search a file according to its checksum. If found, the user can download the file, download the PDF report, and view job detail.

Sniffer Traffic Throughput

Displays sniffed traffic throughput across time.

Top Devices

Displays the total scanning jobs for the top five devices over a selected time interval.

Hover the cursor over a bar in the graph to view the exact number of scanning jobs for that device.

Top Critical Logs

Displays recent critical logs, including the time they occurred and a brief description.

Pending Job Statistics

Displays pending scan job numbers for a period of time. This widget allows you to monitor the workload trend on your FortiSandbox.

Disk Monitor

Displays the RAID level and status, disk usage, and disk management information. This widget is only available in hardware based models.

The following option is available:

Refresh

At the top of the website, there is a Refresh button and label to show the current user. Clicking the Refresh button will refresh the dashboard.

Note: For certain pages, such as FortiView > File Scan Search, if you click the Refresh button you will lose your current search criteria. Use the Refresh button inside the content pane to continue searching without losing your criteria.

Online Help

At the upper-right corner of the website, there is a dropdown list. Users can go to online help to quickly find reference information about FortiSandbox.

Video Tutorials

The Fortinet FortiSandbox Video Library contains video tutorials showing how to integrate various Fortinet products, including FortiGates to FortiSandbox. The Video Library can be found at https://video.fortinet.com/product/fortisandbox.

This section includes the following topics: