The FortiSwitch unit provides authentication mechanisms to control user access to the system (based on the user group associated with the user). The members of user groups are user accounts. Local users and peer users are defined on the FortiSwitch unit. User accounts can also be defined on remote authentication servers.
This section describes how to configure local users and peer users and how to configure user groups. For information about configuring the authentication servers, see RADIUS.
This section covers the following topics: