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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Authorizing and deauthorizing FortiSwitch devices

FortiSwitch devices can be authorized and deauthorized from the Managed Switches pane, or from the Edit Managed FortiSwitch pane (see Editing switches).

To authorize FortiSwitch devices:
  1. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate that contains the unauthorized FortiSwitch devices, or select Managed FortiGate to list all of the switches.
  2. In the legend for the Status chart, click Unauthorized. The unauthorized FortiSwitch devices are displayed in the content pane.
  3. Select the switches and either click Authorize in the toolbar, or right-click and select Authorize.
  4. Select OK in the confirmation dialog box to authorize the selected devices.
To deauthorize FortiSwitch devices:
  1. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate that contains the FortiSwitch devices to be deauthorized
  2. Select the FortiSwitch devices and either click Deauthorize in the toolbar, or right-click and select Deauthorize.
  3. Select OK in the confirmation dialog box to deauthorize the selected devices.

Authorizing and deauthorizing FortiSwitch devices

FortiSwitch devices can be authorized and deauthorized from the Managed Switches pane, or from the Edit Managed FortiSwitch pane (see Editing switches).

To authorize FortiSwitch devices:
  1. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate that contains the unauthorized FortiSwitch devices, or select Managed FortiGate to list all of the switches.
  2. In the legend for the Status chart, click Unauthorized. The unauthorized FortiSwitch devices are displayed in the content pane.
  3. Select the switches and either click Authorize in the toolbar, or right-click and select Authorize.
  4. Select OK in the confirmation dialog box to authorize the selected devices.
To deauthorize FortiSwitch devices:
  1. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate that contains the FortiSwitch devices to be deauthorized
  2. Select the FortiSwitch devices and either click Deauthorize in the toolbar, or right-click and select Deauthorize.
  3. Select OK in the confirmation dialog box to deauthorize the selected devices.