IBM Cloud SDN connector using API keys

FortiOS can automatically update dynamic addresses for IBM Cloud using an SDN connector.

To configure IBM Cloud SDN connectors using the GUI:
  1. Create SDN connectors for compute generation 1 and 2:
    1. Go to Security Fabric > External Connectors.
    2. Click Create New, then select IBM Cloud.
    3. Configure the connector for computer generation 1:

    4. Click OK.
    5. Click Create New, then select IBM Cloud.
    6. Configure the connector for computer generation 2:

    7. Click OK.
  2. Create dynamic firewall addresses for the configured connectors:
    1. Go to Policy & Objects > Addresses.
    2. Click Create New > Address.
    3. From the Type dropdown list, select Dynamic.
    4. From the Sub Type dropdown list, select Fabric Connector Address.
    5. From the SDN Connector dropdown list, select the IBM SDN connector.
    6. In the Filter field, add the desired filters. The following filters are supported:
      • <InstanceId>
      • <InstanceName>
      • <ImageId>
      • <ImageName>
      • <Architecture>
      • <Profile>
      • <Vpc>
      • <Zone>
      • <Subnet>
      • <ResourceGroup>

    7. Click OK.
    8. Click Create New > Address.
    9. Repeat the process for computer generation 2: