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Deploying FortiGate HA using the GCP GUI

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When configuring the route's next hop policy, select Specify an IP address in the Next hop dropdown list. This is the only option that allows HA to function.

This deployment consists of the following steps:

  1. Obtaining the deployment image
  2. Uploading the FortiGate deployment image to GCP
  3. Creating the FortiGate deployment image
  4. Creating VPC networks
  5. Creating VPC firewall rules
  6. Deploying the primary FortiGate-VM instance
  7. Deploying the secondary FortiGate-VM instance
  8. Creating a GCP route table
  9. Uploading the license and configuring network interfaces
  10. Setting up FortiGate HA

Deploying FortiGate HA using the GCP GUI

note icon

When configuring the route's next hop policy, select Specify an IP address in the Next hop dropdown list. This is the only option that allows HA to function.

This deployment consists of the following steps:

  1. Obtaining the deployment image
  2. Uploading the FortiGate deployment image to GCP
  3. Creating the FortiGate deployment image
  4. Creating VPC networks
  5. Creating VPC firewall rules
  6. Deploying the primary FortiGate-VM instance
  7. Deploying the secondary FortiGate-VM instance
  8. Creating a GCP route table
  9. Uploading the license and configuring network interfaces
  10. Setting up FortiGate HA