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Administration Guide

Models with a dedicated management port

For FortiSwitch models with a dedicated management port, configure the IP address and allowed access types for the management port.

NOTE: For FortiSwitch models with a dedicated management port, the internal interface has a default VLAN identifier of 4094.

Using the GUI:
  1. Go to System > Network > Interface > Physical, select Edit for the mgmt interface.


  2. In the ID field, enter a unique identifier from 1 to 65525.
  3. In the IP/Netmask field, enter the IP address and netmask.
  4. Select the appropriate protocols to connect to the interface for administrative access.
  5. Optional. You can select Remove if you want to delete the default secondary IP address or select Add IP to add a secondary IP address for the management interface.
  6. Select Update to save your changes.
Using the CLI:

config system interface

edit mgmt

set ip <IP_address_and_netmask>

set allowaccess <access_types>

set type physical

set secondary-IP enable

config secondaryip

edit <id>

set ip <IP_address_and_netmask>

set allowaccess <access_types>

next

end

next

edit internal

set type physical

end

end

Models with a dedicated management port

For FortiSwitch models with a dedicated management port, configure the IP address and allowed access types for the management port.

NOTE: For FortiSwitch models with a dedicated management port, the internal interface has a default VLAN identifier of 4094.

Using the GUI:
  1. Go to System > Network > Interface > Physical, select Edit for the mgmt interface.


  2. In the ID field, enter a unique identifier from 1 to 65525.
  3. In the IP/Netmask field, enter the IP address and netmask.
  4. Select the appropriate protocols to connect to the interface for administrative access.
  5. Optional. You can select Remove if you want to delete the default secondary IP address or select Add IP to add a secondary IP address for the management interface.
  6. Select Update to save your changes.
Using the CLI:

config system interface

edit mgmt

set ip <IP_address_and_netmask>

set allowaccess <access_types>

set type physical

set secondary-IP enable

config secondaryip

edit <id>

set ip <IP_address_and_netmask>

set allowaccess <access_types>

next

end

next

edit internal

set type physical

end

end