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Authentication

Authentication logs capture authentication attempts that your FTC end-users have made.

To view authentication logs:
  1. On the main menu, click Logs>Authentication to open the authentication logs page.
  2. In the upper-left corner of the page, click the Filters button to open the Filters drop dialog.
  3. Select the filters of interest.
  4. Click OK.

Each authentication log captures the following data:

Column

Description

Timestamp

The date and time of an authentication request.

Note: FTC captures the time of an event in UTC time, and then converts it to the client browser's local time zone, which is the time shown in the timestamp.

Username

The username of the user who made the request.

Auth Client

Shows either of the following:

  • The serial number and VDOM name if the Auth Client is an FGT device.
  • The source IP address if the Auth Client is a third-party device.

Realm

The realm ID of the realm from which the authentication request is attempted.

Action

The authentication action.

Status

The status of the authentication request expressed in standard HTTP status codes. See List of HTTP Status Codes.

Result

The outcome of an authentication request, which can be either of the following:

  • Success
  • Failed

Customize log display

The Logs > Authentication page provides a number of tools for filtering, searching for, and sorting log entries displayed on screen.

Filter logs by date and time

This option enables you to display logs for the period of time you specify.

  1. In the upper-left corner of the page, choose the start date and time and the end date and time.
  2. Click Filter.

Filter logs by user

This option enables you to filter the logs by username.

  1. In the upper-left corner of the page, below the Start date and End date filter, click user.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select a username.

Filter logs by status

This option allows you to filter logs by HTML status code.

  1. In the upper-left corner of the page, below the Start date and End date filter, click status.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select an HTML status code.

Sort the log table

You can sort the entries in the log table by clicking any of the column headers, namely:

  • Timestamp
  • Username
  • Auth Clients
  • Results

View log details

You can click a log entry to open the Log Details pop-up, which shows details of the log.

Authentication

Authentication logs capture authentication attempts that your FTC end-users have made.

To view authentication logs:
  1. On the main menu, click Logs>Authentication to open the authentication logs page.
  2. In the upper-left corner of the page, click the Filters button to open the Filters drop dialog.
  3. Select the filters of interest.
  4. Click OK.

Each authentication log captures the following data:

Column

Description

Timestamp

The date and time of an authentication request.

Note: FTC captures the time of an event in UTC time, and then converts it to the client browser's local time zone, which is the time shown in the timestamp.

Username

The username of the user who made the request.

Auth Client

Shows either of the following:

  • The serial number and VDOM name if the Auth Client is an FGT device.
  • The source IP address if the Auth Client is a third-party device.

Realm

The realm ID of the realm from which the authentication request is attempted.

Action

The authentication action.

Status

The status of the authentication request expressed in standard HTTP status codes. See List of HTTP Status Codes.

Result

The outcome of an authentication request, which can be either of the following:

  • Success
  • Failed

Customize log display

The Logs > Authentication page provides a number of tools for filtering, searching for, and sorting log entries displayed on screen.

Filter logs by date and time

This option enables you to display logs for the period of time you specify.

  1. In the upper-left corner of the page, choose the start date and time and the end date and time.
  2. Click Filter.

Filter logs by user

This option enables you to filter the logs by username.

  1. In the upper-left corner of the page, below the Start date and End date filter, click user.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select a username.

Filter logs by status

This option allows you to filter logs by HTML status code.

  1. In the upper-left corner of the page, below the Start date and End date filter, click status.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select an HTML status code.

Sort the log table

You can sort the entries in the log table by clicking any of the column headers, namely:

  • Timestamp
  • Username
  • Auth Clients
  • Results

View log details

You can click a log entry to open the Log Details pop-up, which shows details of the log.