WatchGuard Cloud Device Settings

In the Device Settings page, you can see detailed status for a device, enable logging, and remove a device from WatchGuard Cloud.

Click the Monitor button in the upper-right corner to open the WatchGuard Cloud Device Summary page.

To open the Device Settings page:

  1. Log in to WatchGuard Cloud.
  2. Select a device.
  3. Select Configure> Devices.
    If you selected a folder or Subscriber account with more than one device, in the table that appears, add a device or select the device you want to view settings for.

For information on how to configure a device, see Configure Devices in WatchGuard Cloud.

Device Information

When you select an individual device, the Device Information section shows connection status, device information, and license details for the device.

For a FireCluster, this section shows information about both Firebox cluster members.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Cloud Device Settings, Information section

For more information about device status, you can select the device or folder, and look at logs, dashboards, and reports. For more information, see View WatchGuard Cloud Device Reports.

Connection Status

Connection status appears below the image of the device. The connection status indicates whether the device is connected to your WatchGuard Cloud account. It can be one of these values:

Never Connected — The device has never connected to WatchGuard Cloud.

Connected — The device is connected to WatchGuard Cloud.

Not Connected — The device is not connected to WatchGuard Cloud.

Inactive — The device is inactive. For more information, see Inactive Devices and Data Retention.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Cloud Device Settings, Connection Status

If the status of a Firebox is Never Connected or Not Connected, look at the WatchGuard Cloud status on the Firebox. For more information, see WatchGuard Cloud Status on the Firebox.

For Fireboxes that run Fireware v12.5.2 and higher, you can reboot and upgrade the Firebox on the Device Settings page. For more information, see Reboot a Firebox and Upgrade Firmware from WatchGuard Cloud.

Device Information

The Device Information section includes basic information about the Firebox:

  • Name — For a device that has never connected, this is the name assigned to the device when it was registered on the WatchGuard portal. After the device has connected, this is the name configured on the device.
  • Model — The device model.
  • Version — For a device that has never connected to WatchGuard Cloud, this is the version of firmware the device was manufactured with. After the device has connected, this is the version of firmware installed on the device.
  • Serial Number — The device serial number.
  • IP Address — The public IP address of the connection from WatchGuard Cloud. If the device is not connected, it shows the last IP address the device connected from WatchGuard Cloud.
  • Uptime — The number of days since the device last rebooted. This information is available only after the device has connected to WatchGuard Cloud. If the device is not connected, this number reflects the uptime as of the last time the device connected to WatchGuard Cloud.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Cloud Device Settings, Device Information

If you remove a Firebox from a FireCluster, that member becomes inactive. To see the names and serial numbers of inactive FireCluster members, in the Device Information section, click Older Devices.

License Details

The License Details section indicates the type of device security subscription, and license and data retention period. The license type can be:

  • Total Security Suite — WatchGuard Cloud is licensed to this device as part of a Total Security Suite subscription. This license includes 30 days of data retention.
  • Basic Security Suite — WatchGuard Cloud is licensed to this device as part of a Basic Security Suite subscription. This license includes 1 day of data retention.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Cloud Device Settings, License Details

License and data retention status information includes:

  • Status — The status of the WatchGuard Cloud license in the device Feature Key. If the license is not expired, the status is Valid.
  • Expiration — The date the WatchGuard Cloud license expires.
  • Data Retention — The number of days of data retention licensed for this device. This includes the number of days of data retention included with the device license plus additional days added by a Data Retention license assigned to the device. For more information, see Manage Data Retention Licenses.

Device Logging

In the Device Logging section, you can enable and disable logging from your device to WatchGuard Cloud. Logging is required to generate logs and reports for the device.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Cloud Device Settings, Device Logging

For more information, see Disable or Enable Logging to WatchGuard Cloud.

Remove Device

You can remove a device from WatchGuard Cloud. This unregisters the device from your WatchGuard Cloud account and removes the stored data for the device from WatchGuard Cloud.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Cloud Device Settings, Remove Device

For more information, see Remove a Firebox from WatchGuard Cloud.

See Also

Configure Devices in WatchGuard Cloud

View WatchGuard Cloud Device Reports

Manage Firebox Backup Images in WatchGuard Cloud

Reboot a Firebox

Upgrade Firmware from WatchGuard Cloud