The licensed FortiManager provides centralized, automated management of your Fortinet devices from a single console. This process enables full management and visibility of your network devices through streamlined deployment and innovative automation tools. Integration with Fortinet Security Fabric’s advanced security architecture and automation-driven network operations capabilities provide a solid foundation for protecting and optimizing the security of your network.
FortiManager key features
- Deploy signature updates to FortiGate, FortiMail, FortiSandbox, and FortiClient.
- Centralize the distribution of security content and signatures with the built-in FortiGuard module.
- Leverage automated REST APIs, scripts, connectors and automated stitching to reduce complexity and cost.
- High availability for optimized software on all managed devices and security updates to automate backups for up to 5 nodes
- Centrally manage network and security policies for thousands of FortiGate NGFW and Secure SD-WAN and FortiSwitch, FortiAP and FortiExtender.
- Automate workflow and configuration of Fortinet firewalls, switches, and wireless infrastructure Leverage ADOM to comply with regulations and improve operational efficiency.
- Simplify configuration, deployment, and maintenance of large-scale secure SD-WAN. Accelerate FortiExtender wireless WAN connections across distributed sites with centralized management.
Manipulate and monitor with Deep Visibility
The licensed FortiManager tool supervisor offers complete visibility, get entry to, and management of Fortinet controlled devices, interfaces, scripts, templates, automation, customers, settings, and extra. Deploy, edit, and delete policies. Monitor the fitness of FortiGate devices through customizable dashboards and widgets to see resource utilization, network popularity of DHCP, IPsec and SSL VPN, routing, visitors shapers, and extra. Without difficulty navigate the hierarchical tree with classes for controlled devices, logging devices, unauthorized gadgets, and personalize to display as a desk, folder, or a map view.
Get right of entry to critical safety and network statistics, as well as actual-time tracking and topology data to provide visibility into network and consumer activity. Upload a FortiAnalyzer equipment or virtual system (VM) for powerful analytics and more desirable material view with asset and identity info, extra statistics mining, statistical evaluation, and graphical reporting competencies.
The licensed FortiManager consists of a multitude of gear for easy and intuitive analysis of Fortinet firewalls, switches, get admission to points, and more. gain one-click access to MEAs just like the FortiAIOps extension, IPS Admin visibility into installed IPS configurations and tracking of IPS Diagnostics, and device stock screen with tool and person data, column choices to expose FortiSwitch, FortiAP and SSID records, and IoT device facts amassed from FOS Asset identification middle.
Dynamic Cloud security
Fortinet pall safety and operation outcomes offer associations a PaaS- grounded delivery option for valuable operation of FortiGate bias from a pall-grounded FortiManager. The licensed FortiManager Cloud affords a robotization- driven and single pane- of- glass operation functionality it truly is smooth- to-implement, easy- to- manipulate, flexible, and scalable. Use the unmarried sign- on portal to control Fortinet NGFW and SD- WAN. The erected- in pall- init provider allows admins to fluently personalize a hard and fast image of a digital installation for KVM, AZURE, guide for Azure digital WAN of the community virtual equipment( NVA), and AWS. The licensed FortiManager cloud based community operation helps institutions streamline FortiGate provisioning with robotization- enabled operation of Fortinet bias.
The licensed FortiManager- VM has been added to the Flex- VM immolation to present flex license operation for FortiGates and to permit spanning up/ down controlled FortiGates or number of ADOMs. Computerized configuration synchronization for the members of the car Scaling group in Public Cloud in case of scaleout/ scale- in events. Visibility enhancement for bus scaling clusters with bus scale status, cluster kind, HA popularity and mode and elastic IP information of the cluster members.
Security material and third party Integration
FortiManager integrates with ITSM to seamlessly mitigate safety incidents and events, observe configuration modifications, and update policies. Integration with FortiAnalyzer affords in-depth discovery, evaluation, prioritization, and reporting of community protection events.
Use material connectors to facilitate connections with third party carriers along with vCenter, pxGrid, ClearPass, OCI, ESXi, AWS, and others to percentage and alternate statistics. The licensed FortiManager workflow for audit and compliance allows evaluation, approval, and auditing policy adjustments. Those techniques include automating approaches for policy compliance, coverage lifecycle management, and enforced workflow to reduce danger.
Multiplied Operations capabilities
Growth operational efficiencies with simplified and automated provisioning and deployment of material devices, the use of open fabric APIs for new integrations and workflows. Utilize ZTNA regulations and guidelines to put in force get admission to manipulate, and the EMS connector to retrieve ZTNA tags and use them in rules to put in force zero consider RBAC (position based totally access manage). Make use of FortiSwitch multiple port choice configuration templates for handy configuration of native and allowed VLANs, security policies, QoS rules, and LLDP Profiles for simplified LAN area management.
Use the IPS wizard with IPS sensor choices and IPS templates for quick and smooth advent and installation of IPS profiles. Admins can use the IPS Signatures on-maintain monitor for a centralized view of all on-keep signatures, consisting of severity, OS, software, on-preserve dates, and more. FortiManager also can act because the management replaced the server to managed FortiGates for IoT query device identity service.
Security coverage and objects management
The licensed FortiManager coverage and objects perspectives permit admins to centrally manipulate and configure device policies, which include updating community settings, antivirus definitions, intrusion prevention signatures, get right of entry to policies, and software updates.
The global coverage feature lets MSSP and PaaS vendors use ADOM level header/footer regulations for updating all policy packages or pick out programs. policy and gadgets perspectives now include a revision history, providing an account of admins who’ve made changes, change date, summary, and a obligatory alternate notes subject to capture change reason.
The in line with-coverage lock feature lets admins manipulate the coverage trade by implicitly locking a policy rule whilst a policy is modified. Admins also can group generally used rules in a coverage block and insert in one of a kind policy applications. make bigger safety guidelines across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, with not unusufal configuration assignments and policy packages for IPSec, BGP, CLI, and SD-WAN rules.