FortiWLC – Beacon Services

Beacon Services Fortinet Beacon Services use iBeacon to allow mobile application (iOS and Android devices) to receive signals from beacons in the physical world to deliver hyper-contextual content to users based on location. Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) is the wireless personal area network technology used for transmitting data over short distances. Broadly, the Beacon Service […]

FortiWLC – Device Fingerprinting

Device Fingerprinting Device fingerprinting allows collection of various attributes about a device connecting to your network. The collected attributes can fully or partially identify individual devices, including the client’s OS, device type, and browser being used. Device Fingerprinting can provide more information for the station and allows system administrators to be more aware of the […]

FortiWLC – Control Panels

Control Panels The Control Panels are displayed towards the left of the Dashboard screen. The following table depicts the various Control Panel tabs available on the Monitor Console screen: “Sensors Filter” on page 112 “Advanced Filter” on page 114 “Interference” on page 115 “Display Settings” on page 116 Sensors Filter The Sensors Filter enables to […]

FortiWLC – Spectrum Manager Dashboard

Spectrum Manager Dashboard The Spectrum Manager Dashboard screen presents the interference information gathered from various “Sensors” on page 123 (“Software Sensors” on page 123 and “Hardware Sensors” on page 123). It provides a graphical representation of the Interference devices activity in the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz spectrum. Figure 19 on page 102 illustrates the Spectrum Manager […]

FortiWLC – IPv6 Client Support

IPv6 Client Support FortiWLC (SD) supports both bridge and tunnel mode ESS profile for wireless and wired clients connected to Fortinet access points (APs). The IPv6 client support provides the following: “Basic IPv6 Forwarding” on page 98 “IPv6 forwarding in dynamic VLAN deployment” on page 99 “High Performance IPv6 Forwarding” on page 100 “IPv6 Security” […]