This document provides a general guide to FortiView, the FortiOS log view tool, explaining its layout, features, and its usefulness in everyday administrative scenarios. This document includes:

  • Overview outlines the role FortiView plays in FortiOS and its overall layout. This section also identifies which FortiGate platforms support the full FortiView features.
  • FortiView consoles describes the various FortiView consoles available in FortiOS, including example scenarios, in most cases.
  • Reference explains reference information for the various consoles in FortiView, and describes the assortment of filtering options, drilldown options, and columns available.
  • Troubleshooting FortiView offers solutions to common technical issues experienced by FortiGate users regarding FortiView.