What is a Fortigate Firewall?
A Fortigate Firewall is a network firewall solution, designed and marketed by Fortinet, a cybersecurity company. Its main purpose is to provide comprehensive network security, intrusion prevention, and traffic management.
Fortigate Firewalls provide various security services including anti-virus, intrusion prevention (IPS), application control and supports a broad range of networking protocols with built-in secure SD-WAN capabilities.
How to monitor Fortigate firewalls?
ServicePilot makes it very easy to monitor Fortigate Firewalls. Simply configure the SNMP interface of the Fortigate Firewall device. Then use the ServicePilot web interface to add a resource from the ServicePilot security-fortigate-firewall package.
The monitoring statistics gathered in this way include:
- Network: Ping Response Time and Interfaces activity
- System: CPU, Memory, Sessions
- VPN SSL statistics
- HTTP, Voice and Messaging statistics
- Antivirus and IPS/IDS statistics
How to install a fortigate-firewall resource?
- Use your ServicePilot OnPremise installation or a SaaS account.
- Add a new fortigate-firewall resource via the web interface (
/prmresources) or via API (
/prmpackagespage), the default ServicePilot agent or another agent will be provisioned automatically.
Details of the fortigate-firewall package are located in the
/prmpackagespage of the software.
ServicePilot enables you to deliver IT services faster and more securely with automated discovery and advanced monitoring features.
By correlating the technology FORTIGATE FIREWALL with APM and infrastructure monitoring, ServicePilot is able to provide a more comprehensive view of an organization's IT environment.
This allows IT teams to quickly identify and diagnose issues that may be impacting application performance, and take corrective action before end-users are affected.