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Devices Managed by FortiOS

Configuring ports using the GUI

You can use the WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiSwitch Ports page to do the following with FortiSwitch switch ports:

  • Set the native VLAN and add more VLANs
  • Edit the description of the port
  • Enable or disable the port
  • Set the access mode of the port:
    • Static—The port does not use a dynamic port policy or FortiSwitch network access control (NAC) policy.
    • Assign Port Policy—The port uses a dynamic port policy.
    • NAC—The port uses a FortiSwitch NAC policy.
  • Enable or disable PoE for the port
  • Enable or disable DHCP snooping (if supported by the port)
  • Enable or disable whether a port is an edge port
  • Enable or disable STP (if supported by the port)
  • Enable or disable loop guard (if supported by the port)
  • Enable or disable STP BPDU guard (if supported by the port)
  • Enable or disable STP root guard (if supported by the port)

Configuring ports using the GUI

You can use the WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiSwitch Ports page to do the following with FortiSwitch switch ports:

  • Set the native VLAN and add more VLANs
  • Edit the description of the port
  • Enable or disable the port
  • Set the access mode of the port:
    • Static—The port does not use a dynamic port policy or FortiSwitch network access control (NAC) policy.
    • Assign Port Policy—The port uses a dynamic port policy.
    • NAC—The port uses a FortiSwitch NAC policy.
  • Enable or disable PoE for the port
  • Enable or disable DHCP snooping (if supported by the port)
  • Enable or disable whether a port is an edge port
  • Enable or disable STP (if supported by the port)
  • Enable or disable loop guard (if supported by the port)
  • Enable or disable STP BPDU guard (if supported by the port)
  • Enable or disable STP root guard (if supported by the port)