Start WSM Applications

You can start these tools from WatchGuard System Manager.

Policy Manager

You can use Policy Manager to install, configure, and customize network security policies for your Firebox.

For more information on Policy Manager, see About Policy Manager.

To start Policy Manager:

Click the Policy Manager icon.
Or, select Tools > Policy Manager.

Firebox System Manager

With Firebox System Manager, you can start many different security tools in one easy-to-use interface. You can also use Firebox System Manager to monitor real-time traffic through the firewall.

For more information on Firebox System Manager, see Monitor your Firebox with Firebox System Manager (FSM).

To start Firebox System Manager:

Click the Firebox System Manager icon.
Or, select Tools > Firebox System Manager.

HostWatch

HostWatch shows the connections through a Firebox from the trusted network to the external network, or from and to other interfaces or VLANs you choose. It shows the current connections, or it can show historical connections from a log file.

For more information on HostWatch, see About HostWatch.

To start HostWatch:

Click the HostWatch icon .
Or, select Tools > HostWatch.

Log Manager

Log Manager is an interactive tool in WatchGuard WebCenter that you can use to see information in the log message files from your Fireboxes and WatchGuard servers. You can view individual log messages or reports that have been generated from the log messages. You can also generate On-Demand Reports, Per Client Reports, and Custom Time Range Reports.

To start Log Manager from WSM to view log files:

Click the LogViewer icon.
Or, select Tools > Log Manager.

You can also connect to WatchGuard WebCenter in a web browser to start Log Manager. For more information about Log Manager, see View Device Log Messages and See Log Messages & Reports in WebCenter.

Report Manager

Report Manager is an interactive tool in WatchGuard WebCenter that you can use to see and generate reports from the log message from your Fireboxes and WatchGuard servers. You can view reports that have already been generated from the log messages, or you can generate new On-Demand Reports, Per Client Reports, and Custom Time Range Reports.

To start Report Manager:

Click the Report Manager icon.
Or, select Tools > Report Manager.

You can also connect to WatchGuard WebCenter in a web browser to start Report Manager. For more information about Report Manager, see View Reports in Report Manager and See Log Messages & Reports in WebCenter.

Quick Setup Wizard

You can use the Quick Setup Wizard to create a basic configuration for your Firebox. The Firebox uses this basic configuration file when it starts for the first time. This enables the device to operate as a basic firewall. You can use this same procedure any time you want to reset the Firebox to a new basic configuration for recovery or other reasons.

For more information on the Quick Setup Wizard, see About Firebox Setup Wizards.

To start the Quick Setup Wizard:

Click the Quick Setup Wizard icon.
Or, select Tools > Quick Setup Wizard.

CA Manager

The management computer where the Management Server is installed also operates as a certificate authority (CA). The CA gives certificates to managed Firebox clients when they contact the Management Server to receive configuration updates. CA Manager is an interactive tool in WatchGuard WebCenter that you can use to manage certificates.

Before you can use the Management Server as a CA, you must configure the certificate authority.

To start CA Manager:

Click The CA Manager icon.
Or, select Tools > CA Manager.

For information about how to set up or change the parameters of the certificate authority, see Configure the Certificate Authority on the Management Server.

You can also connect to WatchGuard WebCenter in a web browser to start CA Manager. For more information about CA Manager, see See Log Messages & Reports in WebCenter.

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