I had someone ask me how to tag a VOIP phone to the VOICE VLAN of a FortiSwitch that is managed by a FortiGate. The following Video shows you how!
So this is how you setup a FortiGate to manage a FortiSwitch.
The process I use when I update standalone FortiSwitches
A high level walk through of the FortiSwitch 448D and it’s feature set.
Troubleshooting Troubleshooting FortiLink issues If the FortiGate does not establish the FortiLink connection with the FortiSwitch, perform the following troubleshooting checks. Check the FortiGate configuration To use the FortiGate GUI to check the FortiLink interface configuration: In Network > Interfaces, […]
Additional capabilities 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 […]
FortiSwitch port security policy To control network access, the managed FortiSwitch unit supports IEEE 802.1x authentication. A supplicant connected to a port on the switch must be authenticated by a RADIUS/Diameter server to gain access to the network. The supplicant […]
Configuring ports using the FortiGate CLI Configuring port speed and status Use the following commands to set port speed and other base port settings: config switch-controller managed-switch edit <switch> config ports edit <port> set description <text> set speed <speed> set […]