The FortiGate Firewall Service Layer

The tests mapped to this layer monitor the following:

  • The resource usage of, the network traffic handled by, and the session load on each Fortigate unit in an High Availability Fortigate cluster;
  • The current state of user accounts on the firewall;
  • The current state of the sensors on the firewall;
  • The count of viruses detected and blocked by the firewall
  • the number of files scanned by the scan unit of the firewall;
  • the statistics of the packets and data that were transmitted/received (processed) for each firewall policy configured on the FortiGate firewall;
  • the count of the sessions currently active on the firewall;

Figure 1 : The tests mapped to the Fortigate Firewall Service layer