This guide provides information about configuring a FortiSwitch unit in standalone mode. In standalone mode, you manage the FortiSwitch unit by connecting directly to the unit, either using the web-based manager (also known as the GUI) or the CLI.
If you will be managing your FortiSwitch unit using a FortiGate unit, refer to the following guide: FortiSwitch Devices Managed by FortiOS 7.0.
This section covers the following topics:
This guide is for all FortiSwitch models that are supported by FortiSwitchOS, which includes all of the D-series, E-series, and F-series models.
Release 7.0.6 provides the following new features:
Three RADIUS attributes are now supported for RADIUS CoA-Request messages:
Tunnel-Private-Group-ID—VLAN ID or VLAN name (13)
NOTE: These attributes are also supported in FortiSwitchOS 6.4.12 and 7.2.2 or later.
The default value for the set
config system global) is now
drop-untrusted, instead of
Refer to the FortiSwitch feature matrix for details about the features supported by each FortiSwitch model.
Before you start administrating your FortiSwitch unit, it is assumed that you have completed the initial configuration of the FortiSwitch unit, as outlined in the QuickStart Guide for your FortiSwitch model and have administrative access to the FortiSwitch unit’s GUI and CLI.