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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Device & Groups

On the FortiSwitch Manager pane, use the Device & Groups tree menu to access options for managing FortiSwitch devices and creating templates and profiles.

When central management is enabled, use Device  & Groups to view and manage the following:

Managed Switches

Managed FortiGate displays managed FortiGate devices in the tree menu. Select a managed FortiGate device or VDOM to view its FortiSwitch devices in the Managed FortiSwitch pane. You can view, authorize, and edit authorized switches, as well as apply templates to switches.

When per-device management is enabled, use Device  & Groups to view and manage the following:

Managed Switches

Displays unauthorized and authorized FortiSwitch devices. You can view, authorize, and edit authorized switches as well as configure ports for each managed switch.

FortiSwitch Profiles

View, create, and edit VLANs, NAC policies, security policies, LLDP profiles, QoS policies, and custom commands for each managed switch.

CLI Configurations

You can use the CLI to configure switches.

Device & Groups

On the FortiSwitch Manager pane, use the Device & Groups tree menu to access options for managing FortiSwitch devices and creating templates and profiles.

When central management is enabled, use Device  & Groups to view and manage the following:

Managed Switches

Managed FortiGate displays managed FortiGate devices in the tree menu. Select a managed FortiGate device or VDOM to view its FortiSwitch devices in the Managed FortiSwitch pane. You can view, authorize, and edit authorized switches, as well as apply templates to switches.

When per-device management is enabled, use Device  & Groups to view and manage the following:

Managed Switches

Displays unauthorized and authorized FortiSwitch devices. You can view, authorize, and edit authorized switches as well as configure ports for each managed switch.

FortiSwitch Profiles

View, create, and edit VLANs, NAC policies, security policies, LLDP profiles, QoS policies, and custom commands for each managed switch.

CLI Configurations

You can use the CLI to configure switches.