Enabling FortiView

Enabling FortiView

By default, FortiView is enabled on FortiGates running FortiOS firmware version 5.2 and above. You will find the FortiView consoles in the main menu. However, certain options will not appear unless the FortiGate has Disk Logging enabled.

Only certain FortiGate models support Disk Logging. A complete list of FortiGate platforms that support Disk Logging is provided in the matrix below.


To enable Disk Logging

1. Go to Log & Report > Log Settings and select the checkbox next to Disk.

2. Apply the change.


To enable Disk Logging – CLI

config log disk setting set status enable


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