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Monitoring

With network administration, the first step is installing and configuring the FortiGate unit to be the protector of the internal network. Once the system is running efficiently, the next step is to monitor the system and network traffic, making configuration changes as necessary when a threat or vulnerability is discovered.

This chapter discusses the various methods of monitoring both the FortiGate unit and the network traffic through a range of different tools available within FortiOS.

This section includes the topics: