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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Creating a FortiSwitch group

You can configure FortiSwitch groups to manage from the Group view in the FortiSwitch Manager pane.

To create a FortiSwitch group:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. From the Create New dropdown, click FortiSwitch Group.

    The Create New FortiSwitch Group dialog displays.

  3. Configure the following options:

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Enter a name for the FortiSwitch group.

    FortiGate

    Select the FortiGate device that controls the FortiSwitches.

    Switch FortiLink

    Select the port.

    FortiSwitches

    Select the FortiSwitches to add to the group.

  4. To save the group, click OK.

    The Group is now available in the Group view of FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups. From this view, you can Authorize, Deauthorize, Upgrade, or Restart all switches in the group at once. See Managing FortiSwitches

To edit a FortiSwitch group:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. From the List/View/Topology dropdown, select Group.
  3. Select the checkbox for the FortiSwitch group.
  4. To edit the group, click Edit.

    Alternatively, you can delete the group by clicking Delete.

Creating a FortiSwitch group

You can configure FortiSwitch groups to manage from the Group view in the FortiSwitch Manager pane.

To create a FortiSwitch group:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. From the Create New dropdown, click FortiSwitch Group.

    The Create New FortiSwitch Group dialog displays.

  3. Configure the following options:

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Enter a name for the FortiSwitch group.

    FortiGate

    Select the FortiGate device that controls the FortiSwitches.

    Switch FortiLink

    Select the port.

    FortiSwitches

    Select the FortiSwitches to add to the group.

  4. To save the group, click OK.

    The Group is now available in the Group view of FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups. From this view, you can Authorize, Deauthorize, Upgrade, or Restart all switches in the group at once. See Managing FortiSwitches

To edit a FortiSwitch group:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. From the List/View/Topology dropdown, select Group.
  3. Select the checkbox for the FortiSwitch group.
  4. To edit the group, click Edit.

    Alternatively, you can delete the group by clicking Delete.