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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Replacing switches

FortiSwitch devices can be replaced from the FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups pane.

To replace a FortiSwitch device:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups, and select a managed FortiGate.
  2. Right-click on a FortiSwitch device in the table and click Deauthorize.
  3. When the device's status is Unauthorized, right-click on the same FortiSwitch device and click Replace.
  4. Enter the new FortiSwitch serial number, and click OK.

    After the FortiSwitch has been replaced successfully, refresh the page and the new FortiSwitch is displayed as Unauthorized.
  5. Authorize the FortiSwitch device, then connect the FortiSwitch to the FortiGate.
  6. Power on the FortiSwitch device. After a few minutes, the managed switch is displayed as Online.
Replacing switches

FortiSwitch devices can be replaced from the FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups pane.

To replace a FortiSwitch device:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Device & Groups, and select a managed FortiGate.
  2. Right-click on a FortiSwitch device in the table and click Deauthorize.
  3. When the device's status is Unauthorized, right-click on the same FortiSwitch device and click Replace.
  4. Enter the new FortiSwitch serial number, and click OK.

    After the FortiSwitch has been replaced successfully, refresh the page and the new FortiSwitch is displayed as Unauthorized.
  5. Authorize the FortiSwitch device, then connect the FortiSwitch to the FortiGate.
  6. Power on the FortiSwitch device. After a few minutes, the managed switch is displayed as Online.