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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

FortiSwitch Templates for central management

When central management is enabled, you can create templates for a variety of switch configurations, and assign templates to multiple managed switches. The following steps provide an overview of using centralized FortiSwitch management to configure and install templates:

  1. Enable central management of switches. See Enabling FortiSwitch central management.
  2. Create FortiSwitch VLANs. See Creating FortiSwitch VLANs.
  3. Create or import FortiSwitch templates. See FortiSwitch Templates.
  4. Assign templates to FortiSwitch devices. See Assigning templates to FortiSwitch devices.
  5. Install the templates to the devices. See Installing changes to managed switches.

FortiSwitch Templates for central management

When central management is enabled, you can create templates for a variety of switch configurations, and assign templates to multiple managed switches. The following steps provide an overview of using centralized FortiSwitch management to configure and install templates:

  1. Enable central management of switches. See Enabling FortiSwitch central management.
  2. Create FortiSwitch VLANs. See Creating FortiSwitch VLANs.
  3. Create or import FortiSwitch templates. See FortiSwitch Templates.
  4. Assign templates to FortiSwitch devices. See Assigning templates to FortiSwitch devices.
  5. Install the templates to the devices. See Installing changes to managed switches.