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    Stacking or Uplink ports

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    Hi, would it be possible to add two RJ45 ports to all switches to use as uplinks and stop wasting ports that must be used for PCs. Or add stacking ports that connect the switches to each other at 10 or even 20 Gigabit/s. 1 gigs uplink ports are too ...

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    48 port switch in series 1

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    Hi, it would really be a good idea to add 48 port switches to the model 1 line of products (FSW148E for example). Even the smallest companies sell 48 port switches and when you do a new setup, it usually is better to install 48 ports than 24 ports. ...

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    RE: MCLAG explained

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    Yes you can! Please refer to http://help.fortinet.com/fos50hlp/56/Content/FortiOS/fortigate-managing-fortiswitch/Stacking.htm Section "HA-mode FortiGates with dual-homed FortiSwitch access" Good luck! Regards, Dominik

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    RE: FortiSwitch Advanced Features license

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    Hello Simon, regarding the data sheet it seems to be only the Dynamic Routing Protocols. In the Admin Guide there is a note that all Dynamic L3-Routing-Protocols needs the advanced feature license and also there is a note under the following chapters: ...

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    Hi, in the forti-link operating mode the rules on the traffic on the ports (ips, av, webfilter, etc.) of the switch are defined on the fortigate, but the traffic is analyzed by the fortiswitch or the fortigate? What is the mode of operation? Is the ...

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    Fortigate switching

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    I hope this can help. Sometime Fortigate is used as branch's default gateway, and at that branch we are using multiple VLAN and multiple switches. Please see attachment for topology It is quite challenging since fortigate GUI is very limited. Not ...

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    Hi all, Is there a way to add a port description in GUI for managed fortiswitch? I have a FG 200D with firmware v5.4.1,build1064 (GA). Managing a FS224D POE. I have executed these commands but I can´t see the description on the GUI, only in CLI config ...

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    RE: Full-PoE/PoE+ support on FS-108-POE

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    Hi Sebastian, According to the datasheet the FS-108D-POE does not support PoE+ so I think that you wouldnt be able to power up any device that requieres PoE+ funcionality.