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Creating FortiSwitch templates

Instead of importing a template of settings from FortiSwitch units to FortiManager, you can create templates on the FortiSwitch Manager pane in FortiManager.

You can create the following components, and then create a variety of templates that select different combinations of the components:

  • VLANs
  • Security policies
  • LLDP profiles
  • QoS policies

This topic describes how to create a security policy and a template.

To create security policies:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > FortiSwitch Templates.
  2. Click Security Policy, and click Create New.

    The Create New Security Policies pane opens.

  3. Set the options, and click OK.

    The security policy is created.

To create FortiSwitch templates:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > FortiSwitch Templates.
  2. Ensure that you have created all of the following components that you want to use in one or more templates: VLANs, security policies, LLDP profiles, and QoS profiles.
  3. Click FortiSwitch Templates, and click Create New.

    The Create New FortiSwitch Template pane opens.

  4. Set the following options, and click OK.
    1. In the Template Name box, type a name for the template.
    2. In the Platforms list, select the FortiSwitch platform.
    3. Under Switch VLAN Assignments, click Create.

      The Add VLAN Assignment dialog box opens.

    4. In the Allowed VLAN box, select the VLAN configuration that you created.
    5. In the Security Policy box, select the security policy that you created.
    6. In the LLDP Profile box, select the LLDP profile that you created.
    7. In the QoS Policy box, select the QoS policy that you created.
    8. Set the remaining options as required.
  5. Click OK.

Creating FortiSwitch templates

Instead of importing a template of settings from FortiSwitch units to FortiManager, you can create templates on the FortiSwitch Manager pane in FortiManager.

You can create the following components, and then create a variety of templates that select different combinations of the components:

  • VLANs
  • Security policies
  • LLDP profiles
  • QoS policies

This topic describes how to create a security policy and a template.

To create security policies:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > FortiSwitch Templates.
  2. Click Security Policy, and click Create New.

    The Create New Security Policies pane opens.

  3. Set the options, and click OK.

    The security policy is created.

To create FortiSwitch templates:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > FortiSwitch Templates.
  2. Ensure that you have created all of the following components that you want to use in one or more templates: VLANs, security policies, LLDP profiles, and QoS profiles.
  3. Click FortiSwitch Templates, and click Create New.

    The Create New FortiSwitch Template pane opens.

  4. Set the following options, and click OK.
    1. In the Template Name box, type a name for the template.
    2. In the Platforms list, select the FortiSwitch platform.
    3. Under Switch VLAN Assignments, click Create.

      The Add VLAN Assignment dialog box opens.

    4. In the Allowed VLAN box, select the VLAN configuration that you created.
    5. In the Security Policy box, select the security policy that you created.
    6. In the LLDP Profile box, select the LLDP profile that you created.
    7. In the QoS Policy box, select the QoS policy that you created.
    8. Set the remaining options as required.
  5. Click OK.