Access the Fortinet User Help

 

Note:
- Not all of the features described in the user help are currently available. These will be included in future releases of Fortinet Management. See Guide to the User Help below.
- The features you can access may be limited by your Fortinet Management role.
See Roles and Permissions for more information.

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Access the Fortinet User Help

Follow these steps to access the Fortinet user help from the management portal.

 

1. From the Fortinet Management Portal, click on the icon (indicated by the red arrow on the screenshot below).

 

 

2. The Fortiportal Web Interface will open. Use the Contents menu and top right search bar to locate the topic you need.

 

Note: Some features may not be available in the current release of Fortiportal. See Guide to the Fortinet User Help to find out more.

 

 


Guide to the Fortinet User Help

The table below provides a guide to the features you will see described in each help topic, and which features are currently available to you in Fortinet Management.

 

Help Topic Description
Reset password

Fortinet Management uses your CloudCreator credentials. To change your password, follow the steps here: Manage Users and Assign Roles.

Change password

Fortinet Management uses your CloudCreator credentials. To change your password, follow the steps here: Manage Users and Assign Roles.

Alerts

The Alerts screen enables you to view alerts that are specific to you as a user.

Dashboard

The Dashboard is organised by a set of widgets to display different views of the security event logs and other information.

Note: Some of the widgets can't be added or removed. Or, they may not appear if they are not available to your role.

View

The View tab displays information about the security event logs. Using action buttons and tabs, you can apply filters and controls that allow you to group the event logs in different ways, and to drill down and view the details of a related set of event logs.
Note: Only some of the view options are available. Other view options will be included in future release, eg. Sandbox View. 

Wireless Networks

The Wireless Networks tab displays information about the wireless networks.

Note: This feature will be available in a future release.

Reports

The Reports tab displays a list of available FortiPortal or FortiAnalyzer reports.

Note: This feature will be available in a future release.

Rogue AP

The Rogue AP tab displays a list of rogue access points detected on the network.

Note: This feature will be available in a future release.

User-Additional Resources

Additional resources includes links to additional support. For example, help, chat or Fortinet User Help's.

  • Note: This feature will be available in a future release.
Policy

The Policy tab enables you to view, create and configure policies.

Note:

  • Not every feature is available, depending on what has been provisioned for your tenancy and your user role.  For example, Backup and Restore is only available to the Fortinet Management Administrator role.
  • Some policy tabs will be available in a future release.
Objects

The Objects tab enables you to view, configure and modify the objects defined in the FortiManager devices.

Note:

  • Not every feature is available, depending on what has been provisioned for your tenancy and your user role.
  • Some functions will be available in a future release.
Other

This tab provides URL links to useful resources.


 

 

 

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