FortiSwitch on FortiOS 6 – FortiSwitch features configuration

FortiSwitch features configuration This section describes how to configure global FortiSwitch settings using FortiGate CLI commands. These settings will apply to all of the managed FortiSwitch units. You can also override some of the settings on individual FortiSwitch units. VLAN configuration Use Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) to logically separate a LAN into smaller broadcast […]

FortiSwitch Managed by FortiOS 6 – Limiting the number of parallel process for FortiSwitch configuration

Limiting the number of parallel process for FortiSwitch configuration Use the following CLI commands to reduce the number of parallel process that the switch controller uses for configuring FortSwitch units: config global config switch-controller system set parallel-process-override enable set parallel-process <1-300> end end

FortiSwitch Managed By FortiOS 6 – Changing the admin password on the FortiGate for all managed FortiSwitch units

Changing the admin password on the FortiGate for all managed FortiSwitch units By default, each FortiSwitch has an admin account without a password. To replace the admin passwords for all FortiSwitch units managed by a FortiGate, use the following commands from the FortiGate CLI: config switch-controller switch-profile edit default set login-passwd-override {enable | disable} set […]

FortiSwitch Managed by FortiOS 6 – Converting to FortiSwitch standalone mode

Converting to FortiSwitch standalone mode Use one of the following commands to convert a FortiSwitch from FortiLink mode to standalone mode so that it will no longer be managed by a FortiGate: execute switch-controller factory-reset <switch-id> This command returns the FortiSwitch to the factory defaults and then reboots the FortiSwitch. If the FortiSwitch is configured […]

FortiSwitch Managed by FortiOS 6 – Configuring the FortiSwitch management port

Configuring the FortiSwitch management port If the FortiSwitch model has a dedicated management port, you can configure remote management to the FortiSwitch. In FortiLink mode, the FortiGate is the default gateway, so you need to configure an explicit route for the FortiSwitch management port. Using the Web administration GUI Go to Network > Static Routes […]

FortiSwitch Managed by FortiOS 6 – Grouping FortiSwitch units

Grouping FortiSwitch units You can simplify the configuration and management of complex topologies by creating FortiSwitch groups. A group can include one or more FortiSwitch units and you can include different models in a group. config switch-controller switch-group edit <name> set description <string> set members <serial-number> <serial-number> … end end Grouping FortiSwitch units allows you […]