Managed FortiSwitch OS 3.6.0 (FortiOS 5.6.1)
New managed FortiSwitch features added to FortiOS 5.6.1 if the FortiSwitch is running FortiSwitch OS 3.6.0.
Simplified method to convert a FortiSwitch to standalone mode (393205)
There is an easier way 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 for FortiLink auto-discovery, FortiGate can detect and automatically authorize the FortiSwitch.
- execute switch-controller set-standalone <switch-id>
This command returns the FortiSwitch to the factory defaults, reboots the FortiSwitch, and prevents the FortiGate from automatically detecting and authorizing the FortiSwitch.
You can disable FortiLink auto-discovery on multiple FortiSwitches using the following commands:
config switch-controller global set disable-discovery <switch-id>
You can also add or remove entries from the list of FortiSwitches that have FortiLink auto-discovery disabled using the following commands:
config switch-controller global append disable-discovery <switch-id> unselect disable-discovery <switch-id>
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