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I have 2 FG60F in HA active/passive mode

Have 2 x FSW224E each hanging off one FG.

FG is managing SW's.

Vlans are setup and working.

I followed this, see diagram at 4.07mins

But I need to be able to setup 4 ports with completely different and static IPs on each port, these will be routed to different systems.

So core vlan 101, and the other 4 non vlan port need to be  

So port 4 on sw1 IP, port 4 on sw2 IP and have a HSRP IP of which will be next hop for host system.

How to set this up?  Do I set this up on the SW or on FG?  What if there aren't enough ports on FG?



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Anthony-Fortinet Community Team.

Hello  EmbFergie,


I am not sure what your target is. The video is about HA, so I assume you have that diagram.

If you are in designing phase of the network, see to finish the design, you might have to revise it again.

If you use the switch you will probably want to use VLANs (defined on FortiGate network config) and add the VLANs to the switch port (applied on the FortiGate, switch controller port config).

If you want to use the physical ports, you don't need VLANs, but you can use VLANs.

Keep in mind that VLANs, once defined on a physical port, are stuck on that port. It is possible, but difficult to move VLAN123 from port1 to port5 on a FortiGate. On the switch it is easy as all VLANs on FortiGate are defined on a single trunk port, the FortiLink. On the switch controller, port config you can switch and change VLANs as you need it.

This is one thing that I learned when designing my network.


Best regards,





This is what I am trying to accomplish.  How to do this so that if one circuit say from UAA1 fails that failover happens and UAA2 connectivity is established.  I can break HA if that will fix this.


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