FortiSwitch devices can be edited from the FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups pane.
- In the tree menu, select the FortiGate that contains the FortiSwitch device to be edited, or select Managed FortiGate to list all of the switches.
- In the content pane, select the switch and click Edit from the toolbar, or right-click on the switch and select Edit. The Edit Managed FortiSwitch window opens.
The following example is of FortiSwitch Manager with central management enabled.
- Edit the following options, then click Apply to apply your changes.
The device’s serial number. This field cannot be edited.
The name of the FortiSwitch.
A description of the FortiSwitch, such as its model.
Available when central management is enabled for FortiSwitch Manager.
Select the template that will be applied to the FortiSwitch from the dropdown list. Only applicable templates are available.
Custom Command Entry
Available when per-device management is enabled for FortiSwitch Manager.
Click Create New to create a new custom command entry that will be applied to the FortiSwitch. See Creating custom commands.
The status of the FortiSwitch, such as Online.
Click Restart to restart the switch. Click View Ports to view the switches configured ports.
The IP address of the switch.
The date and time that the switch joined.
The state of the AP, such as Authorized.
If the switch is authorized, click Deauthorize to deauthorize the switch. If the switch is not authorized, click Authorize to authorize it. See Authorizing and deauthorizing FortiSwitch devices.
FortiSwitch OS Version
The OS version on the switch.
Click Upgrade to upgrade the firmware to a newer version if you have one available.
Enforce Firmware Version
Toggle the switch to the On position to enable enforced firmware versioning.