Task Monitor – FortiAnalyzer – FortiOS 6.2.3

Task Monitor

Using the task monitor, you can view the status of the tasks you have performed.

Go to System Settings > Task Monitor to view the task monitor.

The following options are available:

Delete Remove the selected task or tasks from the list.

This changes to Cancel Running Task(s) when View is Running.

View Select which tasks to view from the dropdown list, based on their status. The available options are: Running, Pending, Done, Error, Cancelling, Cancelled, Aborting, Aborted, Warning, and All.
Expand Arrow In the Source column, select the expand arrow icon to display the specific actions taken under this task.

To filter the specific actions taken for a task, select one of the options on top of the action list. Select the history icon to view specific information on task progress. This can be useful when troubleshooting warnings and errors.

Group Error Devices Select Group ErrorDevices to create a group of the failed devices, allowing for re-installations to easily be done on only the failed devices.
History Click the history icon to view task details in a new window.
Pagination Browse the pages of tasks and adjust the number of tasks shown per page.

The following information is available:

ID The identification number for a task.
Source The platform from where the task is performed. Click the expand arrow to view details of the specific task and access the history button.
Description The nature of the task. Click the arrow to display the specific actions taken under this task.
User The user or users who performed the tasks.
Status The status of the task (hover over the icon to view the description): l Done: Completed with success. l Error: Completed without success. l Canceled: User canceled the task. l Canceling: User is canceling the task. l Aborted: The FortiAnalyzer system stopped performing this task. l Aborting: The FortiAnalyzer system is stopping performing this task.

Running: Being processed. In this status, a percentage bar appears in the Status column.

Pending l Warning

Start Time The time that the task was started.
ADOM The ADOM associated with the task.
History Click the history button to view task details.
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