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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Monitor

The FortiSwitch Manager > Monitor pane shows a graphical representation of the connected FortiSwitch devices. You can now see topology view similar to FortiOS for selected devices. This gives you the visibility of the managed FortiSwitch status, connection topology, and MC-LAG status among others.

Use the Refresh button to refresh the view, the search box to find a specific device or filter the view, and hover over connections or ports to get more information.

Ports that are transmitting and receiving data are highlighted in green.

Hovering the cursor over a port group will open a pop-up showing the type of port in the group. Hovering the cursor over a port will open a pop-up showing information about the port, including:

Port

The port number.

FortiSwitch

The name of the FortiSwitch.

Peer Device

The device that this switch is connected to. The current port, as well as the port that it is connected to on the connected, and the connection between the two devices, will be highlighted.

This item is only displayed when the port is connected to another FortiSwitch device.

Native VLAN

The native VLAN of the port.

PoE

Whether or not the port is currently providing PoE power.

This item is only displayed on PoE ports.

Link

The state of the link, either up or down.

Speed

The speed of the port, such as 1000Mbps/Full Duplex. The value is 0Mbps if the link is down.

STP Status

Forwarding or Discarding STP status.

Bytes Sent

The total number of bytes sent by the port.

Bytes Received

The total number of bytes received by the port.

Monitor

The FortiSwitch Manager > Monitor pane shows a graphical representation of the connected FortiSwitch devices. You can now see topology view similar to FortiOS for selected devices. This gives you the visibility of the managed FortiSwitch status, connection topology, and MC-LAG status among others.

Use the Refresh button to refresh the view, the search box to find a specific device or filter the view, and hover over connections or ports to get more information.

Ports that are transmitting and receiving data are highlighted in green.

Hovering the cursor over a port group will open a pop-up showing the type of port in the group. Hovering the cursor over a port will open a pop-up showing information about the port, including:

Port

The port number.

FortiSwitch

The name of the FortiSwitch.

Peer Device

The device that this switch is connected to. The current port, as well as the port that it is connected to on the connected, and the connection between the two devices, will be highlighted.

This item is only displayed when the port is connected to another FortiSwitch device.

Native VLAN

The native VLAN of the port.

PoE

Whether or not the port is currently providing PoE power.

This item is only displayed on PoE ports.

Link

The state of the link, either up or down.

Speed

The speed of the port, such as 1000Mbps/Full Duplex. The value is 0Mbps if the link is down.

STP Status

Forwarding or Discarding STP status.

Bytes Sent

The total number of bytes sent by the port.

Bytes Received

The total number of bytes received by the port.