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Configure FQDN-based VIPs

In public cloud environments, sometimes it is necessary to map a VIP to an FQDN address.

To configure an FQDN-based VIP in the GUI:
  1. Go to Policy & Objects > Virtual IPs and click Create New > Virtual IP.
  2. Enter a name for the VIP.
  3. Select an interface.
  4. For Type, select FQDN.
  5. Enter the external IP address.
  6. For Mapped address, select an FQDN address.

  7. Click OK.

    In the virtual IP list, hover over the address to view more information.

To configure an FQDN-based VIP in the CLI:
config firewall vip
    edit "FQDN-vip-1"
        set type fqdn
        set extip 10.2.2.199
        set extintf "any"
        set mapped-addr "destination"
    next
end

Configure FQDN-based VIPs

In public cloud environments, sometimes it is necessary to map a VIP to an FQDN address.

To configure an FQDN-based VIP in the GUI:
  1. Go to Policy & Objects > Virtual IPs and click Create New > Virtual IP.
  2. Enter a name for the VIP.
  3. Select an interface.
  4. For Type, select FQDN.
  5. Enter the external IP address.
  6. For Mapped address, select an FQDN address.

  7. Click OK.

    In the virtual IP list, hover over the address to view more information.

To configure an FQDN-based VIP in the CLI:
config firewall vip
    edit "FQDN-vip-1"
        set type fqdn
        set extip 10.2.2.199
        set extintf "any"
        set mapped-addr "destination"
    next
end