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Switch controller option to control the sources used to update the user device list 6.4.2

When the network monitor is enabled on the switch controller, FortiSwitch collects devices information and then populates the FortiGate's device list. You can control the specific sources that are used to populate the device list with the following CLI command:

config switch-controller global
    set update-user-device {mac-cache lldp dhcp-snooping l2-db l3-db}
end

By default, all of the sources are enabled.

Source

Description

mac-cache Update MAC addresses from the switch controller mac-cache.
lldp Update from the FortiSwitch LLDP neighbor database.
dhcp-snooping Update from the FortiSwitch DHCP snooping client and server databases.
l2-db Update from the FortiSwitch Network-monitor Layer 2 tracking database.
l3-db Update from the FortiSwitch Network-monitor Layer 3 tracking database.

For example, to configure FortiSwitch to gather device information through LLDP and the layer 2 and layer 3 tracking databases:

config switch-controller global
    set update-user-device lldp l2-db l3-db
end

 

 

 

 

Switch controller option to control the sources used to update the user device list 6.4.2

When the network monitor is enabled on the switch controller, FortiSwitch collects devices information and then populates the FortiGate's device list. You can control the specific sources that are used to populate the device list with the following CLI command:

config switch-controller global
    set update-user-device {mac-cache lldp dhcp-snooping l2-db l3-db}
end

By default, all of the sources are enabled.

Source

Description

mac-cache Update MAC addresses from the switch controller mac-cache.
lldp Update from the FortiSwitch LLDP neighbor database.
dhcp-snooping Update from the FortiSwitch DHCP snooping client and server databases.
l2-db Update from the FortiSwitch Network-monitor Layer 2 tracking database.
l3-db Update from the FortiSwitch Network-monitor Layer 3 tracking database.

For example, to configure FortiSwitch to gather device information through LLDP and the layer 2 and layer 3 tracking databases:

config switch-controller global
    set update-user-device lldp l2-db l3-db
end