Chapter 10 – FortiView

FortiView WiFi Clients console

The WiFi Clients console has been added to FortiView in FortiOS 5.4. As you might expect, you can use this console to display top wireless user network usage and information. You can drilldown to filter the information that is displayed.

Information displayed includes Device, Source IP, Source SSID, AP, and more.

 

New FortiView Visualizations

New visualization support has been added to FortiView via the Bubble Chart and the Country Map.

 

Bubble Chart Visualization

 

Notes about the Bubble Chart:

  • It is possible to sort on the Bubble Chart using the Sort By: dropdown menu.
  • The size of each bubble represents the related amount of data.
  • Place your cursor over a bubble to display a tool-tip with detailed info on that item.
  • You can click on a bubble to drilldown into greater (filtered) detail.

 

Country Map Visualization

 

Notes about the Country Map:

  • The Country Map is only available in the Countries dashboard.
  • It is possible to sort on the Country Map using the Sort By: dropdown menu.
  • Place your cursor over any country to display a tool-tip with detailed info on that country’s traffic.
  • The colour gradiant on the map indicates the traffic load, where red indicates the more critical load.
  • Click on any country to drilldown into greater (filtered) detail.

Threat Map Visualization

Notes about the Threat Map:

  • Threats from various international destinations will be shown, but only those arriving at your destination, as depicted by the FortiGate.
  • Place your cursor over the FortiGate’s location to display the device name, the IP address, and the city name/location.
  • A visual lists of threats is shown at the bottom, displaying the location, severity, and nature of the attacks.
  • The colour gradiant of the darts on the map indicate the traffic risk, where red indicates the more critical risk.
  • Click on any country to drilldown into greater (filtered) detail.

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