Execute custom FortiSwitch commands
From the FortiGate, you can execute FortiSwitch commands on the managed FortiSwitch.
This feature adds a simple scripting mechanism for users to execute generic commands on the switch.
NOTE: FortiOS 5.6.0 introduces additional capabilities related to the managed FortiSwitch.
Create a command
Use the following syntax to create a command file:
config switch-controller custom-command edit <cmd-name> set command ” <FortiSwitch commands>”
Next, create a command file to set the STP max-age parameter:
config switch-controller custom-command edit “stp-age-10” set command “config switch stp setting set max-age 10
Execute a command
After you have created a command file, use the following command on the FortiGate to execute the command file on the target switch: exec switch-controller custom-command <cmd-name> <target-switch>
The following example runs the stp-age-10 command on the specified target FortiSwitch:
# exec switch-controller custom-command stp-age-10 S124DP3X15000118
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