FortiGuard Cloud App DB identification FortiView now recognizes FortiGuard Cloud Application database traffic, which is mainly monitored and validated by FortiFlow, an internal application that identifies cloud applications based on IP, Port, and Protocol. Administrators can potentially use this information for WAN Link Load Balancing, for example.
WHOIS Lookup anchor for public IPv4 addresses Reverse IP lookup is now possible in FortiOS 5.4. A WHOIS lookup icon is available when you mouse over a public IP address in a FortiView log. If you left-click on the lookup icon, a new tab is opened in your browser for […]
Accelerated session filtering on All Sessions page By default, on a FortiGate unit with NP6 processors, when you enable traffic logging in a firewall policy this also enables NP6 per-session accounting. If you disable traffic logging this also disables NP6 per-session accounting. This behavior can be changed using the following […]
New bandwidth column added to realtime FortiView pages The FortiView console provides a new bandwidth column that displays information for bandwidth calculated on a per-session level, providing administrators the ability to sort realtime bandwidth usage in descending order.
Visualization support for the Admin Logins page A useful chart is now generated for Admin login events under FortiView > Admin Logins. You can view the information in either Table View or Timeline View (shown below). In Timeline View, each line represents on administrator, with individual sessions indicated per administrator […]
Links created between FortiView and View/Create Policy The Policy column in FortiView consoles and the Log Viewer pages has changed to a link, which navigates to the IPv4 or IPv6 policy list and highlights the policy. Right-clicking on a row in FortiView or the Log Viewer has menu items for […]
Realtime visualization In addition to these new visualization options, you can now also enable realtime visualization. To enable realtime visualization 1. Click on the Settings icon next to the upper right-hand corner and select Auto update realtime visualizations. An option is displayed to set the Interval (seconds). The maximum value […]
New Consoles In FortiOS 5.4, a variety of new consoles have been added to FortiView: FortiView Policies console The new Policies console works similarly to other FortiView consoles, yet allows administrators to monitor policy activity, and thereby decide which policies are most and least active. This helps the administer to […]