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Configuring Branch FortiGate

The following steps describe how to use the SD-WAN feature to set up the branch FortiGate with redundant connections to the two data centers. This configuration includes the following:

  • Client-side SD-WAN (intelligent load balancing based on link quality)
  • A configuration template for quick deployment of branch FortiGates
  • Split tunneling for Internet access from the branch office networks

The branch FortiGate configuration includes IPsec VPN, BGP, SD-WAN load balancing, and firewall policies to control access.

Configuring Branch FortiGate

The following steps describe how to use the SD-WAN feature to set up the branch FortiGate with redundant connections to the two data centers. This configuration includes the following:

  • Client-side SD-WAN (intelligent load balancing based on link quality)
  • A configuration template for quick deployment of branch FortiGates
  • Split tunneling for Internet access from the branch office networks

The branch FortiGate configuration includes IPsec VPN, BGP, SD-WAN load balancing, and firewall policies to control access.