Device Manager – FortiManager 5.2

Device Manager

Use the Device Manager tab to view and configure managed devices. This chapter covers navigating the Device Manager tab, viewing devices, managing devices, managing FortiAP access points, and managing FortiExtender wireless WAN extenders. For information on adding devices, and installing policy packages see FortiManager Wizards

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Additional configuration options and short-cuts are available using the right-click content menu. Rightclick the mouse on different parts of the navigation panes on the Web-based Manager page to access these context menus.

The Device Manager tab provides access to devices and groups, provisioning templates, scripts, and VPN monitor menus.

Device manager layout

The Device Manager tab includes the following menus:

Devices & Groups View and configure managed and logging devices per ADOM. Use the toolbar to add devices, devices groups, and launch the install wizard.
Provisioning Templates Configure provisioning templates. For information on system, WiFi, Threat Weight, FortiClient, and certificate templates, see Provisioning Templates .
Scripts Create new or import scripts. Scripts is disabled by default. You can enable this advanced configuration options in System Systems > Admin > Admin Settings .

Select Show Script to enable on this option in the Device Manager tab tree menu.

For more information on scripts, see Scripts .

VPN Monitor Select VPN Monitor to view Central IPsec and Central SSL-VPN menus. These menus allow you to monitor the VPN connections for the ADOM in a central location. You can also bring up or bring down VPN connections.

Viewing managed/logging device

You can view the dashboard and related information of all managed/logging and provisioned devices.

This section contains the following topics:

l Using column filters l View managed/logging devices l Dashboard widgets

Using column filters

You can filter each column, by selecting the column header. Use the right-click menu to access the context menu to add or remove columns.

The following table describes the available columns and filters available per column.

Column filters
Column Filters
Device Name Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (alphabetic).

 

Column Filters
Config Status Filter by configuration status:

l Synchronized l Synchronized from AutoUpdate l Out of Sync l Pending l Warning l Unknown

Hover the cursor icon over the column icon for additional information.

Policy Package Status Filter by policy package status:

l Imported l Installed l Modified l Never Installed l Unknown

Hover the cursor icon over the column icon for additional information.

Hostname Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (alphabetic).
Connectivity Filter by connectivity status: l Connected l Connection Down l Unknown

Hover the cursor icon over the column icon for additional information.

IP Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (numeric).
Platform Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (alphabetic).
Logs Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (log status).
Quota Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (device log quota). Hover the cursor icon over the column icon for additional information.
Column Filters
Log Connection Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (log connection status). The log connection can be one of the following states:

l IPsec Tunnel is up l IPsec Tunnel is down l IPsec Tunnel is disabled

Hover the cursor icon over the column icon for additional information.

FortiGuard License Filter by license status:

l Valid l Expired l Unknown

Hover the cursor icon over the column icon for additional information.

Firmware Version Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (firmware version).
Description Click on the column header to sort the entries in ascending or descending order (description).

You can left-click the description cell to add a description to the entry.

Select OK to save the change.

Other Filter by Description, Contact, City, Province, Country, Company.

View managed/logging devices

You can view information about individual devices in the Device Manager tab. This section describes the FortiGate unit summary.

To view managed/logging devices:

  1. Select the Device Manager
  2. Select the ADOM from the drop-down list.
  3. Select the device group, for example Managed FortiGates, in the tree menu.

When the FortiAnalyzer feature set is enabled, the All FortiGates device group is replaced with Managed FortiGates and Logging FortiGates . Managed FortiGates include FortiGate devices which are managed by FortiManager but do not send logs. Logging FortiGates include FortiGate devices which are not managed, but do send logs to FortiManager .

  1. Select a device or VDOM from the list of managed devices. The device dashboard and related information is shown in the left content pane.
Device dashboard
Dashboard toolbar

The dashboard toolbar allows you to select the content, or panel, that is shown in the content pane.

The dashboard toolbar displays the device name and current panel on the right-hand side. Hovering the cursor over the

Menu drop-down menu, on the left-hand side of the toolbar, will display the available panels organized into categories.


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