Episode 4: FortiSwitch & FortiLink


In this episode, Sandip Borle, Eric Schulhof, and Alan Russell discuss FortiSwitch and how FortiLink can be used to extend FortiGate security across a network.

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Victoria Martin

Victoria Martin

Technical Writer & Head Cookbook Chef at Fortinet
Victoria Martin works in Ottawa as part of the FortiOS technical documentation team. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Mount Allison University, after which she attended Humber College's book publishing program, followed by the more practical technical writing program at Algonquin College. She does need glasses but also likes wearing them, since glasses make you look smarter.
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  • Deepak A

    Good discussion. Inclining towards the concept of centralized management

  • Kelso

    Great cookbok Victoria,many thanks!
    Could I ask you if there are some FortiSwitch models that allow me to have a real/physical stacking of FortiSwitches?

    • Victoria Martin

      Hi Kelso,

      I’m glad you enjoyed the episode. At this moment, stacking is only supported for FortiSwitches that are in FortiLink mode and being managed by a FortiGate’s Switch Controller. You can find more information about using FortiLink and which models support the feature here: http://docs.fortinet.com/uploaded/files/2742/manageFSWfromFGT54.pdf