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help - change mode from fortlink to manual mode - FG60F

hello there,

 

need help.

we use fortigate FG60F with firmware 7.2.4

there are 2 ports as member on Fortilink.

I want to change all members on fortilink into manual mode.

am I able to do that?

 

I already remove 1 port via GUI, and success. but I can't remove another port as well.

 

current configuration:

internal2 to internal5 already to physical interface

b already to physical interface.

 

hardware switch, configured as detail:

a -> role configured as "WAN"

b -> role configured as "undefined"

 

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kindly please help

thank you

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dbu
Staff
Staff

Hi @papapuff ,

Here is how to change the port from auto-discovery, and default auto-discovery ports for each switch  model:

https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortiswitch/7.0.8/devices-managed-by-fortios/173260/configuring-f....

Regards!

 

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papapuff
New Contributor II

thanks dbu

 

after we activate it, we found there is no member on fortilink.

 

I'm wonder and afraid, if use command:set internal-switch-mode interface

will all settings made for each interface will be deleted/reset? or only 2 members that still on group "hardware-switch"

 

 

dbu
Staff
Staff

I believe the command "set internal-switch-mode interface" , will change to interface mode and all the configuration related to this port will be lost. 

To change the mode make sure that none of its interfaces are referenced in the configuraiton. 

 

https://community.fortinet.com/t5/FortiGate/Technical-Tip-Switch-mode-vs-interface-mode/ta-p/189832

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papapuff
New Contributor II

hello,

noted on your comment.

 

then if such as above,

is there a way, I remove members from hardware switch via GUI?

 

because when I remove, system require at least 1 interface connected

 

dbu
Staff
Staff

Here is how i do it from CLI : 


FGT (interface) # edit "fortilink"
show

FGT (fortilink) # show
config system interface
edit "fortilink"
set vdom "root"
set fortilink enable
set ip 10.255.1.1 255.255.255.0
set allowaccess ping fabric
set status down
set type aggregate
set member "port7" "port8"  >>>members
set lldp-reception enable
set lldp-transmission enable
set snmp-index 14
next
end

 

FGT (fortilink) # unset member

FGT (fortilink) # set fortilink disable

FGT (fortilink) # show
config system interface
edit "fortilink"
set vdom "root"
set ip 10.255.1.1 255.255.255.0
set allowaccess ping fabric
set status down
set type aggregate
set lldp-reception enable
set lldp-transmission enable
set snmp-index 14
next
end

##################################

 

I believe you  can do the same from GUI :
virtswitch.PNG

 

 

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papapuff
New Contributor II

hello

 

thanks for sharing it.

unfortunately still I can't do the same way.

when remove members, system not allowed to save the configuration, need assign at least one member.

 

I try to change switch mode to interface mode, but get error. seems I need to delete all policies, not just policies related to those interfaces in members of hardware-switch

 

already escalate to fortinet support. perhaps there is a solution.

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