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Exporting FortiSwitch ports to another VDOM

For FortiGate's with VDOM enabled, you can export FortiSwitch ports to another VDOM when operating in per-device management mode.

To export ports to another VDOM, FortiSwitch Central Management must be disabled in the ADOM, and a Multi-VDOM enabled FortiGate with assigned FortiSwitch must be added to FortiManager.

To export FortiSwitch ports to another VDOM:
  1. Disable FortiSwitch Central Management. See Enabling per-device management.
  2. Add a Multi-VDOM enabled FortiGate with assigned FortiSwitch to FortiManager.
  3. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Managed FortiSwitches, right-click on a FortiSwitch, and select Ports Configuration.
  4. Edit a port to enter the Edit VLAN Assignment pane, and choose the new VDOM in the Export To field.

  5. After the port is exported, users can edit the port's configuration in the chosen VDOM.
  6. After the settings are configured, the changes can be installed to the FortiGate.

For FortiGate's with VDOM enabled, you can export FortiSwitch ports to another VDOM when operating in per-device management mode.

To export ports to another VDOM, FortiSwitch Central Management must be disabled in the ADOM, and a Multi-VDOM enabled FortiGate with assigned FortiSwitch must be added to FortiManager.

To export FortiSwitch ports to another VDOM:
  1. Disable FortiSwitch Central Management. See Enabling per-device management.
  2. Add a Multi-VDOM enabled FortiGate with assigned FortiSwitch to FortiManager.
  3. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Managed FortiSwitches, right-click on a FortiSwitch, and select Ports Configuration.
  4. Edit a port to enter the Edit VLAN Assignment pane, and choose the new VDOM in the Export To field.

  5. After the port is exported, users can edit the port's configuration in the chosen VDOM.
  6. After the settings are configured, the changes can be installed to the FortiGate.