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Pushing config

After you finish the Initialize Config setting, select the modules to be pushed to other devices in the group. The modules include System, User, Server-Policy, WAF, and Log, among which WAF is selected by default. Also, you can use Setting tab to configure the modules.

Click Push Config to push the configurations. FortiWeb Manager will pre-check configurations of all the devices in the group. Three checking status may appear:

  • Pass
    If configurations of a device are the same as those of FortiWeb Manager, for example, FWB-2, FWB-2 is the source device, the status is Pass, which means FortiWeb Manager does not need to push its configurations to this device.
  • Need to push
    If configurations of a device are different from those of FortiWeb Manager, for example, FWB-1, the status is Need to push, which means FortiWeb Manager will push its configuration to this device. You can see the configuration details to be pushed.

  • Fail
    If the device to be synchronized misses any variable, the status is Fail.


    Hover over the space right below Value field, the button Click to Edit shows. Click the button to add values for the variables, and then click Submit . The check operation continues.
    The added values will be added in the replaced configurations; also, the values are added in the variable list of the devices.

Click Push. This may last for several minutes depending on the configuration amount.

The following image shows the config has been pushed successfully.


The following image shows the config failed.


Pushing config

After you finish the Initialize Config setting, select the modules to be pushed to other devices in the group. The modules include System, User, Server-Policy, WAF, and Log, among which WAF is selected by default. Also, you can use Setting tab to configure the modules.

Click Push Config to push the configurations. FortiWeb Manager will pre-check configurations of all the devices in the group. Three checking status may appear:

  • Pass
    If configurations of a device are the same as those of FortiWeb Manager, for example, FWB-2, FWB-2 is the source device, the status is Pass, which means FortiWeb Manager does not need to push its configurations to this device.
  • Need to push
    If configurations of a device are different from those of FortiWeb Manager, for example, FWB-1, the status is Need to push, which means FortiWeb Manager will push its configuration to this device. You can see the configuration details to be pushed.

  • Fail
    If the device to be synchronized misses any variable, the status is Fail.


    Hover over the space right below Value field, the button Click to Edit shows. Click the button to add values for the variables, and then click Submit . The check operation continues.
    The added values will be added in the replaced configurations; also, the values are added in the variable list of the devices.

Click Push. This may last for several minutes depending on the configuration amount.

The following image shows the config has been pushed successfully.


The following image shows the config failed.