A typical Fortinet Fortigate firewall appliance protects against known exploits, malware and malicious websites using continuous threat intelligence provided by FortiGuard Labs security services. It detects unknown attacks using dynamic analysis and provides automated mitigation to stop targeted attacks. It also provides industry-leading performance and protection for SSL encrypted traffic.

ManageEngine OpManager: The holistic Fortigate monitoring tool

Using OpManager as a Fortinet Firewall monitoring tool, you can gain visibility into Fortigate's health, uptime, availability graphs and reports, all in an easy-to-comprehend dashboard.

Fortigate performance monitoring

OpManager monitors critical Fortigate performance metrics such as:

Health and Availability status : With real time or scheduled reports, you can view the history of firewall device performance monitoring and downtime statistics. OpManager also offers color coded data of when the device was Up, On Maintenance, Dependant unavailable, On hold, down, and not monitored.Ping device and traceroute options are very useful to IT admins.

Device summary and interface status: You can find all the devices connected to the firewall inthe device inventory. Interfaces connected to the firewall, their Tx traffic, Rx traffic, and uptime graphs are provided in the OpManager UI.

Other performance metrics: With OpManager's fortigate network monitoring, you can set various advanced availability, usage, and performance monitors for your Fortigate firewall network such as:


Active sessions Active SSL VPN Users Active VPN SSL Tunnels Total No. of Collisions VPN tunnel status
CPU Utilization HTTP session count Drop Events Statistics HA Status IP Routing discards
Undersize Packet Oversize Packets Packets Received Packets to BC Address Packets to MC Address
Memory Utilization Total Memory Capacity Total Memory Usage Jabber Packets Network Interfaces
Number of Fragments Sys Up Time System serial System Version Total No. of Octets


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Firewall security monitoring

ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer is an OpManager's add-on forFortigate firewall monitoring which also functions as a stand alone tool for effective firewall log analysis. It helps to collect, analyze, and report firewall security and traffic logs. These reports help identify internal and external network threats.

Firewall bandwidth monitoring

OpManager performs Fortigate SNMP monitoring iusing the SNMP protocol. To obtain in-depth data about bandwidth and traffic management KPIs, you need flow technology. ManageEngine Netflow Analyzer is OpManager's Fortigate Bandwidth Monitor add-on which also functions as a stand alone tool for network bandwidth and network traffic analysis. NetFlow Analyzer leverages flow technologies to provide real time visibility into the network bandwidth performance and forensics of firewalls and all other network devices supporting flow technology.

OpManager, additionally, ensures the availability and optimum performance of your networks, servers, bandwidth, network device configurations, network security, IP addresses, and switch ports. This makes OpManager a holistic tool for all your IT Operations Management needs.

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Customer reviews

OpManager - 10 Steps Ahead Of The Competition, One Step Away From Being Unequalled.
- Network Services Manager, Government Organization
Review Role: Infrastructure and OperationsCompany Size: Gov't/PS/ED 5,000 - 50,000 Employees
"I have a long-standing relationship with ManageEngine. OpManager has always missed one or two features that would make it truly the best tool on the market, but over it is the most comprehensive and easy to use the product on the market."
Easy Implementation, Excellent Support & Lower Cost Tool
- Team Lead, IT Service Industry
Review Role: Infrastructure and OperationsCompany Size: 500M - 1B USD
"We have been using OpManager since 2011 and our overall experience has been excellent. The tool plays a vital role in providing the value to our organisation and to the customers we are supporting. The support is excellent and staff takes full responsibilities in resolving the issues. Innovation is never stopping and clearly visible with newer versions"
Easy Implementation With A Feature Rich Catalogue, Support Has Some Room For Improvement
- NOC Manager in IT Service Industry
Review Role: Program and Portfolio ManagementCompany Size: 500M - 1B USD
"The vendor has been supporting during the implementation & POC phases providing trial licenses. Feature requests and feedback is usually acted upon swiftly. There was sufficient vendor support during the implementation phase. After deployment, the support is more than adequate, where the vendor could make some improvements."
Great Monitoring Tool
- CIO in Finance Industry
Review Role: CIOCompany Size: 1B - 3B USD
"Manage Engine provides a suite of tools that have made improvements to the availability of our internal applications. From monitoring, management and alerting, we have been able to peak performance within our data center."
Simple Implementation, Easy To Use. Very Intuitive.
- Principal Engineer in IT Services
Review Role: Enterprise Architecture and Technology InnovationCompany Size: 250M - 500M USD
"Manage Engine support was helpful and responsive to all our queries"

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