Dashboards – HTML5 version

Dashboards – HTML5 version

FortiSIEM includes two types of dashboards:

Summary dashboards that shows multiple metrics for the device in a single line. This enables users to see multiple metrics of the same device in one view.

Widget dashboards that provide separate views of each metric. This enables to see critical devices for a metric at a time.

Multiple dashboards can be grouped into a folder. User first needs to choose the dashboard folder and then select the dashboard within that folder.

Viewing System Dashboards

FortiSIEM provides several built-in dashboard folders covering many functional areas:

Infrastructure level

Network Dashboard

Server Dashboard

VMWare Dashboard

Web Server Dashboard

Application Server dashboard

Cloud Infrastructure level

Amazon Web Services Dashboard

Security Dashboard

Storage level

NetApp Dashboard

VNX Dashboard

Application level

Salesforce Dashboard

Office 365 Dashboard

Google Apps Dashboard

FortiSIEM Dashboard

To view these dashboards

  1. Logon to FortiSIEM
  2. Switch to the right organization (for Service Provider version)
  3. Click Dashboard tab on the main user interface
  4. Select the appropriate dashboard folder from the drop down. The dashboards belonging to the selected folder will show and the contents of the first dashboard will display automatically.
  5. Select the appropriate dashboard to see its contents.
Creating New Dashboards

Creating a new dashboard folder

Creating a new dashboard within a folder

Adding reports to a widget dashboard

Adding devices to a summary dashboard

Make sure that you are logged on to the right organization (for Service Provider version).

Creating a new dashboard folder
  1. Click on the dashboard folder menu and Select
  2. Enter the name of the new dashboard folder
  3. The new dashboard will show
Creating a new dashboard within a folder
  1. Click on the icon on the top bar
  2. Enter the following information
    1. Name – the name of the dashboard
    2. Type – Widget or Summary dashboard
    3. Description
  3. Click Save
Adding reports to a widget dashboard
  1. Click on the icon on the left under the dashboard name
  2. Select the report and it will highlight
  3. Drag the report to the dashboard and the results will show 4. To customize the chart settings, see here.

To add a CMDB Report, simply add from the CMDB Report folder in Step 2.

Adding devices to a summary dashboard
  1. Click on the icon on the top menu bar
  2. Select the device(s) and move them to the right pane by clicking the button
  3. Click OK
  4. To customize the columns, see here
Deleting Dashboards

Note that built-in dashboard folders and dashboards can not be deleted.

Deleting user defined dashboards
  1. Click on the button next to the dashboard
  2. Click OK
Deleting user defined dashboard folders
  1. Click on the button next to the dashboard folder 2.  Click OK
Modifying Dashboards
Modifying widget display
  1. Select a widget and click on the Settings button
  2. Customize the fields as appropriate
    1. Title – the chart name that displays at the top
    2. Display – select chart type from the possible options
    3. Width – the size of the chart in horizontal dimension – note that this is relative
    4. Height – the size of the chart in vertical dimension – note that this is relative
    5. Refresh interval – how often the chart’s content will refresh
    6. Result Limit – number of rows in the result
  3. Click OK.
Adding reports to a widget dashboard
  1. Click on the icon on the left under the dashboard name 2.  Select the report and it will highlight.
  2. Drag the report to the dashboard and the results will show 4. To customize the chart settings, see here.

If you want to add a new report or modify a system report, then follow these steps

  1. Create the report in Analytics
  2. Then report will show up in the list of reports in Step 2 above.
Modifying widget dashboard layout

There are two possibilities – Tile layout (default) or column layout.

  1. To select Tile layout, select Tile option from the menu next to on top. Tile layout allows you to place widgets of several sizes on the dashboard.
  2. To select a column layout, choose the number of columns from the menu next to .
Adding, removing and re-ordering columns on a summary dashboard
  1. Select the button the top.
  2. To remove one or more columns from display, select them in the Selected Columns and then move them to the left by clicking the

button.

  1. To add one or more columns to the display:
  2. Select an Event Type in the left most column. The corresponding metrics from that event type will show. b. Select one or more columns in the middle column
  3. Move them to the right by clicking the button 4.  To change the position of the columns 5.  Click OK to save the changes.
Sharing Dashboards

The following sharing rules are enforced

User created dashboard folders and its contents are only visible to the user who created it. If this folder need to be visible to other users, then we recommend using a shared account or

using export/import mechanism to create the folder for that user

System dashboard folders are owned by FortiSIEM. Any changes to those dashboards may be lost during upgrade, if FortiSIEM also decides to change those dashboards.

 


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