I like to show a SOC dashboard on a TV in our IT room. Is there a way to create a user account or dashboard which can be shown for monitoring puposes? I have tried it with some different roles, but on all accounts the inactive time limit will kick in...
I would be concerned with the solution of setting the Idle Timeout that high, since it is a global setting.
Sure, you can have a restricted user profile that only has access to view LogView/FortiView/SOC, but setting idle timeout to a high value, since it is a global setting, means that if an admin with full access steps away from their screen without locking it anyone walking by their office can do quite a bit of damage.
I haven't found a way to set profile specific timeouts, but this seems like a good reason to have them.
Don't suppose anybody has implemented remote FortiView using the JSON API?...
However, you don't need to do anything complicated to achieve this. For example, if you have the admin timeout set to 5 minutes, go the SOC Monitor and set one of the panels to refresh every 3 minutes. That way, as long the SOC page with the monitors is open, the panel will keep refreshing before the admin timeout kicks in.
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