FortiLink FortiGate units can be used to remotely manage FortiSwitch units, which is also known as using a FortSwitch in FortiLink mode. FortiLink defines the management interface and the remote management protocol between the FortiGate and FortiSwitch. Supported FortiSwitch models The following table shows the FortiSwitch models that support FortiLink mode when paired with the […]
Using the CLI can be a substantially faster means of editing settings if you know what you are doing. Sometimes, people just prefer the CLI. This is completely understandable as half the time there are features (important ones at that) that aren’t even visible in the GUI. The following video shows how to connect to […]
I had someone ask me how they should go about updating a FortiSwitch firmware out of the box. I created a video that shows the process of making the FortiSwitch manageable on your local network and upgrading the firmware from 3.3.3 to 3.4.3.
Introduction Welcome and thank you for selecting Fortinet products for your network configuration. This guide contains information about the administration of a FortiSwitch unit in standalone mode. In standalone mode, a FortiSwitch is managed by connected directly to the unit, either using the web-based manager (also known as the GUI) or the CLI. If you […]
So, I have wanted this for a very long time and it has finally come to fruition. One of my major points of contention when it came to FortiSwitch’s vs the competition is the fact that you would buy a 24/48 port switch and only get 12/24 ports of POE. Fortinet has finally released FPOE […]