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 FortiLink Guide—FortiSwitch Devices Managed by FortiOS 7.2.
If you will be managing your FortiSwitch unit using FortiLAN Cloud, see the FortiLAN Cloud User Guide.
If you will be managing your FortiSwitch unit using FortiSwitch Manager, see the FortiSwitch Manager Administration Guide.
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.
Refer to the FortiSwitch feature matrix for details about the features supported by each FortiSwitch model.
Release 7.2.5 provides the following new features:
You can now specify in the CLI that the access control list (ACL) prelookup policy applies to all ingress interfaces. Previously, you could specify only a single interface. For more details, see Creating an ACL prelookup policy.
EAP-FAST is now supported.
You can now split ports on the FS-T1024E and FS-1024E models. You can enable the maximum speed (100G) of ports 25 and 26; each split port has a maximum speed of 25G. For more details, see Configuring split ports .
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.