FortiGate
FortiGate Next Generation Firewall utilizes purpose-built security processors and threat intelligence security services from FortiGuard labs to deliver top-rated protection and high performance, including encrypted traffic.
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Description
This article describes the option which shows anonymous username instead of actual user.

Solution
FortiGate has an option of changing the actual username of the authenticated user to change it to anonymous users.
After the option is enabled it does not matter if 100 client is connected it will only show 1 anonymous user in FortiView and anonymous user in place of username in user event or VPN event in 'Logs & Settings'.
Even in external logging units like (FortiAnalyzer) it will show anonymous.

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Disable the option from the CLI if someone has enabled it.
# config log setting
    set user-anonymize disable

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