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Switch controller log messages

The log messages in this section are for switch-controller (FortiLink) issues.

Switch controller connected with FortiGate

ID

9000

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"Switch-Controller: connected with FortiGate\"

Meaning

The switch controller connected with a FortiGate unit.

Switch port joined FortiGate trunk

ID

9001

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> joined Fortigate-uplink trunk-id(<trunk_name>)\"

Meaning

The switch port joined the FortiGate uplink trunk.

Switch port left FortiGate uplink

ID

9002

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> left Fortigate-uplink\"

Meaning

The switch port left the FortiGate uplink.

FortiLink messages

ID

9003

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Critical or notice

Message

  • msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> in Fortigate-uplink ready now\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: disabled port <port_name> port-id=<port_ID> from b(<flags>) fwd(<0|1, if port is STP FORWARD>)\"\
  • msg=\"FortiLink: removed port<port_name> port-id=<port_ID>\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: enable port <port_name> port-id=<port_ID>\"

Meaning

  • The switch port in the FortiGate uplink is ready.
  • The specified port was disabled in FortiLink mode.
  • The specified port was removed in FortiLink mode.
  • The specified port was enabled in FortiLink mode.

TPID value changed

ID

9004

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: tpid change old(<old_TPID_value>) new(<new_TPID_value>) fl-ports-bitmap(<port_name>)\"

Meaning

The tag protocol identifier (TPID) value was changed.

Echo failures

ID

9005

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Warning

Message

  • msg=\"FortiLink: <IPv4_address> echo timed out\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: <IPv4_address> echo reply timing out echo-miss(<number_of_milliseconds>)\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: <IPv4_address> echo reply timed out\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: <IPv4_address> invalid echo reply\"

Meaning

The ICMP echo request (ping) failed.

Switch controller disconnected or restarted

ID

9006

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

  • msg=\"Switch-Controller: DTLS ALERT received <time_date>\"
  • msg=\"Switch-Controller: Restart caputp since SSL handshake failed <number_of_failures> times\"

Meaning

The switch controller was disconnected or restarted.

User deleted ISL trunk

ID

9007

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: user deleted ISL trunk <trunk_name>\"

Meaning

A user deleted the specified inter-switch link (ISL) trunk.

ISL timing out

ID

9008

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: ISL timing-out for trunk(<trunk_name>) member port-num(<port_ID>) <port_name> did not receive ISL pkt for(<number_of_seconds>) sec\"

Meaning

The ISL timed out because one of the trunkʼs ports did not receive the ISL packet for a certain number of seconds.

Port joined ISL

ID

9009

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink:<port_name> joined ISL link <ISL_port_group>\"

Meaning

The specified port joined the ISL port group.

Port left ISL

ID

9010

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> left ISL link <ISL_port_group>\"

Meaning

The specified port left the ISL port group.

FortiGate uplink trunk not created

ID

9011

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: Fortigate-uplink trunk create failed for member <port_name>\"

Meaning

The FortiGate uplink trunk was not created because of the specified port.

Port not added to FortiGate uplink trunk

ID

9012

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: Fortigate-uplink trunk member-add failed for member <port_name>\"

Meaning

The specified port was not added to the FortiGate uplink trunk.

Port not deleted from FortiGate uplink trunk

ID

9013

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> member-delete failed for Fortigate-uplink\"

Meaning

The specified port was not deleted from the FortiGate uplink trunk.

AC discovery type changed

ID

9014

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Critical

Message

msg=\"FortiLink over L3 AC discovery-type changed old(<old_discovery_type>) new(<new_discovery_type>).\"

Meaning

The AC discovery type was changed; and the FortiLink daemon will be restarted.

Switch controller waiting for HTTP/HTTPS daemon

ID

9015

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

  • msg=\"Switch-Controller: waiting for httpsd to start uptime = <number_of_minutes>\"
  • msg=\"Switch-Controller: httpsd started uptime = <number_of_minutes>\"

Meaning

The switch controller is waiting for the HTTP and HTTPS daemon to start, or the HTTP and HTTPS daemon has started.

Switch controller log storage 75-percent full

ID

9016

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Warning

Message

msg=\"Switch-Controller: Caputp store logs reached 75 percent of total storage capacity <total_storage> logs\"

Meaning

The allotted storage for switch-controller logs is 75-percent full.

Switch controller log messages

The log messages in this section are for switch-controller (FortiLink) issues.

Switch controller connected with FortiGate

ID

9000

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"Switch-Controller: connected with FortiGate\"

Meaning

The switch controller connected with a FortiGate unit.

Switch port joined FortiGate trunk

ID

9001

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> joined Fortigate-uplink trunk-id(<trunk_name>)\"

Meaning

The switch port joined the FortiGate uplink trunk.

Switch port left FortiGate uplink

ID

9002

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> left Fortigate-uplink\"

Meaning

The switch port left the FortiGate uplink.

FortiLink messages

ID

9003

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Critical or notice

Message

  • msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> in Fortigate-uplink ready now\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: disabled port <port_name> port-id=<port_ID> from b(<flags>) fwd(<0|1, if port is STP FORWARD>)\"\
  • msg=\"FortiLink: removed port<port_name> port-id=<port_ID>\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: enable port <port_name> port-id=<port_ID>\"

Meaning

  • The switch port in the FortiGate uplink is ready.
  • The specified port was disabled in FortiLink mode.
  • The specified port was removed in FortiLink mode.
  • The specified port was enabled in FortiLink mode.

TPID value changed

ID

9004

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: tpid change old(<old_TPID_value>) new(<new_TPID_value>) fl-ports-bitmap(<port_name>)\"

Meaning

The tag protocol identifier (TPID) value was changed.

Echo failures

ID

9005

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Warning

Message

  • msg=\"FortiLink: <IPv4_address> echo timed out\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: <IPv4_address> echo reply timing out echo-miss(<number_of_milliseconds>)\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: <IPv4_address> echo reply timed out\"
  • msg=\"FortiLink: <IPv4_address> invalid echo reply\"

Meaning

The ICMP echo request (ping) failed.

Switch controller disconnected or restarted

ID

9006

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

  • msg=\"Switch-Controller: DTLS ALERT received <time_date>\"
  • msg=\"Switch-Controller: Restart caputp since SSL handshake failed <number_of_failures> times\"

Meaning

The switch controller was disconnected or restarted.

User deleted ISL trunk

ID

9007

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: user deleted ISL trunk <trunk_name>\"

Meaning

A user deleted the specified inter-switch link (ISL) trunk.

ISL timing out

ID

9008

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: ISL timing-out for trunk(<trunk_name>) member port-num(<port_ID>) <port_name> did not receive ISL pkt for(<number_of_seconds>) sec\"

Meaning

The ISL timed out because one of the trunkʼs ports did not receive the ISL packet for a certain number of seconds.

Port joined ISL

ID

9009

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink:<port_name> joined ISL link <ISL_port_group>\"

Meaning

The specified port joined the ISL port group.

Port left ISL

ID

9010

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> left ISL link <ISL_port_group>\"

Meaning

The specified port left the ISL port group.

FortiGate uplink trunk not created

ID

9011

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: Fortigate-uplink trunk create failed for member <port_name>\"

Meaning

The FortiGate uplink trunk was not created because of the specified port.

Port not added to FortiGate uplink trunk

ID

9012

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: Fortigate-uplink trunk member-add failed for member <port_name>\"

Meaning

The specified port was not added to the FortiGate uplink trunk.

Port not deleted from FortiGate uplink trunk

ID

9013

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

msg=\"FortiLink: <port_name> member-delete failed for Fortigate-uplink\"

Meaning

The specified port was not deleted from the FortiGate uplink trunk.

AC discovery type changed

ID

9014

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Critical

Message

msg=\"FortiLink over L3 AC discovery-type changed old(<old_discovery_type>) new(<new_discovery_type>).\"

Meaning

The AC discovery type was changed; and the FortiLink daemon will be restarted.

Switch controller waiting for HTTP/HTTPS daemon

ID

9015

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Notice

Message

  • msg=\"Switch-Controller: waiting for httpsd to start uptime = <number_of_minutes>\"
  • msg=\"Switch-Controller: httpsd started uptime = <number_of_minutes>\"

Meaning

The switch controller is waiting for the HTTP and HTTPS daemon to start, or the HTTP and HTTPS daemon has started.

Switch controller log storage 75-percent full

ID

9016

Type

Event log

Subtype

Switch controller

Severity

Warning

Message

msg=\"Switch-Controller: Caputp store logs reached 75 percent of total storage capacity <total_storage> logs\"

Meaning

The allotted storage for switch-controller logs is 75-percent full.