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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Creating FortiSwitch LLDP Profiles

To create a FortiSwitch LLDP Profile:
  1. On the FortiSwitch LLDP Profiles pane, click Create New in the toolbar. The Create New LLDP Profile window opens.

  2. Enter the following information, then click OK to create the new LLDP policy.

    Name

    Type a name for the template.

    Transmitted LLDP-MED TLVs

    Select inventory-management or network-policy.

    Transmitted IEEE 802.1 TLVs

    Select port-vlan-id.

    Transmitted IEEE 802.3 TLVs

    Select max-frame-size.

    Auto inter-switch LAG

    Switch ON or OFF.

    Auto isl hello timer duration

    Set the Auto isl hello timer duration, in seconds (1 - 30, default = 3). This option is available only if Auto inter-switch LAG is switched to ON.

    Auto isl port group ID

    Set the Auto isl port group ID (1 - 9, default = 0). This option is available only if Auto inter-switch LAG is switched to ON.

    Auto isl receive timeout

    Set Auto isl receive timeout, in seconds (3 - 90, default = 60).

    This option is available only if Auto inter-switch LAG is switched to ON.

    Custom TLV entry

    To add a Custom TLV entry, click Create New, enter the Name, Organizationally unique identifier, Information string, and Subtype. Click OK. For information, see the FortiOS CLI Reference: https://help.fortinet.com/cli/fos60hlp/60/index.htm.

Creating FortiSwitch LLDP Profiles

To create a FortiSwitch LLDP Profile:
  1. On the FortiSwitch LLDP Profiles pane, click Create New in the toolbar. The Create New LLDP Profile window opens.

  2. Enter the following information, then click OK to create the new LLDP policy.

    Name

    Type a name for the template.

    Transmitted LLDP-MED TLVs

    Select inventory-management or network-policy.

    Transmitted IEEE 802.1 TLVs

    Select port-vlan-id.

    Transmitted IEEE 802.3 TLVs

    Select max-frame-size.

    Auto inter-switch LAG

    Switch ON or OFF.

    Auto isl hello timer duration

    Set the Auto isl hello timer duration, in seconds (1 - 30, default = 3). This option is available only if Auto inter-switch LAG is switched to ON.

    Auto isl port group ID

    Set the Auto isl port group ID (1 - 9, default = 0). This option is available only if Auto inter-switch LAG is switched to ON.

    Auto isl receive timeout

    Set Auto isl receive timeout, in seconds (3 - 90, default = 60).

    This option is available only if Auto inter-switch LAG is switched to ON.

    Custom TLV entry

    To add a Custom TLV entry, click Create New, enter the Name, Organizationally unique identifier, Information string, and Subtype. Click OK. For information, see the FortiOS CLI Reference: https://help.fortinet.com/cli/fos60hlp/60/index.htm.