The Task Manager displays details about all
the operations that you and other administrators initiated (such
as manual commits) or that the firewall initiated (such as scheduled
report generation) since the last firewall reboot. You can use the
Task Manager to troubleshoot failed operations, investigate warnings
associated with completed commits, view details about queued commits,
or cancel pending commits.
You can also
view System Logs to
monitor system events on the firewall or view Config Logs to
monitor firewall configuration changes.
at the bottom
of the web interface.
(in progress) or
tasks (default). Optionally,
filter the tasks by type:
commits, firewall-initiated commits, and software or content downloads
—Log queries that you
trigger by accessing the
Perform any of the following actions:
Display or hide task details
the Task Manager displays the Type, Status, Start Time, and Messages
for each task. To see the End Time and Job ID for a task, you must manually
configure the display to expose those columns. To display or hide
a column, open the drop-down in any column header, select
and select or deselect the column names as needed.
Investigate warnings or failures
—Read the entries
in the Messages column for task details. If the column says
, click the corresponding entry in the
Type column to see more information.
Display a commit description
—If an administrator entered
a description when configuring a commit, you can click
in the Messages column to display the description.
Check the position of a commit in the queue
column indicates the queue position of commits that are in progress.
Cancel pending commits
to cancel all pending commits (available only
to predefined administrative roles). To cancel an individual commit,
in the Action column for that commit
(the commit remains in the queue until the firewall dequeues it).
You cannot cancel commits that are in progress.