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FortiGate-7000 Handbook

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IPsec VPN load balancing

Since the FortiGate-7000 does not support IPsec VPN load balancing, the following option should always be disabled:

config load-balance setting

set ipsec-load-balance disable

end

Disabling IPsec VPN load balancing sends all IPsec VPN sessions to the primary FPM.

Example IPv4 and IPv6 IPsec VPN flow rules

You can optionally add your own flow rules if you want to handle IPsec VPN sessions differently, for example, you could send IPsec VPN traffic to a different FPM instead of the primary FPM.

The following example IPv4 and IPv6 IPsec VPN flow rules send all IPv4 and IPv6 IPSec VPN traffic to the primary FPM. Normally you would not need these flow rules because IPsec VPN load balancing is disabled and all IPsec VPN traffic is just sent to the primary FPM.

 edit 18
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv6
        set src-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set dst-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set protocol udp
        set src-l4port 0-0
        set dst-l4port 500-500
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv6 ike"
    next
    edit 19
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv6
        set src-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set dst-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set protocol udp
        set src-l4port 0-0
        set dst-l4port 4500-4500
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv6 ike-natt dst"
    next
    edit 20
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv6
        set src-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set dst-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set protocol esp
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv6 esp"
    next
    edit 21
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv4
        set src-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set dst-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set protocol udp
        set src-l4port 0-0
        set dst-l4port 500-500
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv4 ike"
    next
    edit 22
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv4
        set src-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set dst-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set protocol udp
        set src-l4port 0-0
        set dst-l4port 4500-4500
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv4 ike-natt dst"
    next 
    edit 23
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv4
        set src-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set dst-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set protocol esp
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv4 esp"
    next

 

IPsec VPN load balancing

Since the FortiGate-7000 does not support IPsec VPN load balancing, the following option should always be disabled:

config load-balance setting

set ipsec-load-balance disable

end

Disabling IPsec VPN load balancing sends all IPsec VPN sessions to the primary FPM.

Example IPv4 and IPv6 IPsec VPN flow rules

You can optionally add your own flow rules if you want to handle IPsec VPN sessions differently, for example, you could send IPsec VPN traffic to a different FPM instead of the primary FPM.

The following example IPv4 and IPv6 IPsec VPN flow rules send all IPv4 and IPv6 IPSec VPN traffic to the primary FPM. Normally you would not need these flow rules because IPsec VPN load balancing is disabled and all IPsec VPN traffic is just sent to the primary FPM.

 edit 18
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv6
        set src-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set dst-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set protocol udp
        set src-l4port 0-0
        set dst-l4port 500-500
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv6 ike"
    next
    edit 19
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv6
        set src-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set dst-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set protocol udp
        set src-l4port 0-0
        set dst-l4port 4500-4500
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv6 ike-natt dst"
    next
    edit 20
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv6
        set src-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set dst-addr-ipv6 ::/0
        set protocol esp
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv6 esp"
    next
    edit 21
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv4
        set src-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set dst-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set protocol udp
        set src-l4port 0-0
        set dst-l4port 500-500
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv4 ike"
    next
    edit 22
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv4
        set src-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set dst-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set protocol udp
        set src-l4port 0-0
        set dst-l4port 4500-4500
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv4 ike-natt dst"
    next 
    edit 23
        set status enable
        set vlan 0
        set ether-type ipv4
        set src-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set dst-addr-ipv4 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0
        set protocol esp
        set action forward
        set forward-slot master
        set priority 5
        set comment "ipv4 esp"
    next