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Configuring FortiSwitch profiles

When per-device management is enabled, you can use the FortiSwitch Manager pane to configure profile and policy settings for each managed switch. The settings are saved to the FortiGate database, but not yet assigned or installed to switches.

You can configure the following types of profiles and policies:

  • VLANs
  • Security policies
  • LLDP profiles
  • QoS policies

After you create the profiles and policies, you can configure ports for managed switches to select the VLANs, policies, and profiles you created, and then assign and install the settings to managed switches.

To configure VLANs:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.
  3. Select FortiSwitch Profiles > VLAN from the toolbar.

    The VLAN page is displayed.

  4. Double-click a VLAN to open it for editing, or click Create New to create a new VLAN.
  5. Edit the options, and click OK.

    The VLAN settings are saved to the FortiGate database.

To configure Security Policies:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.
  3. Select FortiSwitch Profiles > Security Policy from the toolbar.
    The Security Policy page is displayed.
  4. Double-click a security policy to open it for editing, or click Create New to create a new policy.
  5. Edit the options, and click OK.

    The policy is saved to the FortiGate database.

To configure LLDP Profiles:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.
  3. Select FortiSwitch Profiles > LLDP Profile from the toolbar.
    The LLDP Profile page is dislayed.
  4. Double-click an LLDP profile to open it for editing, or click Create New to create a new profile.
  5. Edit the options, and click OK.

    The profile is saved to the FortiGate database.

To configure QoS policies:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.
  3. Select FortiSwitch Profiles from the toolbar and select a QoS policy type.
    The corresponding policy page is displayed, for example QoS Policy.
  4. Double-click the policy to open it for editing, or click Create New to create a new policy.
  5. Edit the options, and click OK.

    The policy is saved to the FortiGate database.

Configuring FortiSwitch profiles

When per-device management is enabled, you can use the FortiSwitch Manager pane to configure profile and policy settings for each managed switch. The settings are saved to the FortiGate database, but not yet assigned or installed to switches.

You can configure the following types of profiles and policies:

  • VLANs
  • Security policies
  • LLDP profiles
  • QoS policies

After you create the profiles and policies, you can configure ports for managed switches to select the VLANs, policies, and profiles you created, and then assign and install the settings to managed switches.

To configure VLANs:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.
  3. Select FortiSwitch Profiles > VLAN from the toolbar.

    The VLAN page is displayed.

  4. Double-click a VLAN to open it for editing, or click Create New to create a new VLAN.
  5. Edit the options, and click OK.

    The VLAN settings are saved to the FortiGate database.

To configure Security Policies:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.
  3. Select FortiSwitch Profiles > Security Policy from the toolbar.
    The Security Policy page is displayed.
  4. Double-click a security policy to open it for editing, or click Create New to create a new policy.
  5. Edit the options, and click OK.

    The policy is saved to the FortiGate database.

To configure LLDP Profiles:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.
  3. Select FortiSwitch Profiles > LLDP Profile from the toolbar.
    The LLDP Profile page is dislayed.
  4. Double-click an LLDP profile to open it for editing, or click Create New to create a new profile.
  5. Edit the options, and click OK.

    The profile is saved to the FortiGate database.

To configure QoS policies:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.
  3. Select FortiSwitch Profiles from the toolbar and select a QoS policy type.
    The corresponding policy page is displayed, for example QoS Policy.
  4. Double-click the policy to open it for editing, or click Create New to create a new policy.
  5. Edit the options, and click OK.

    The policy is saved to the FortiGate database.