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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Importing objects to backup ADOMs

You can use the Add Device wizard to add FortiGate devices to an ADOM in backup mode. The wizard also lets you import Firewall address and service objects. Policies are not imported.

Alternately, you can import objects after adding devices by using the Import Policy button on the Device Manager pane.

All imported objects are stored in the Device Manager database. They are not stored in the central database, which is used to store objects used in policies.

To import objects when adding devices:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups, and click Add Device.
  2. Follow the Add Device wizard, until the Import button is displayed.
  3. Click Import to import firewall address and service objects to the Device Manager database.

    The objects are imported into the Device Manager database.

    Alternately you can import the objects after you add the device.

  4. Go to the Policy & Objects pane to view the objects.

    You can also create, edit, and delete objects.

To import objects after adding devices:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. Select a device and click Import Policy.

    The objects are imported into the Device Manager database.

  3. Go to the Policy & Objects pane to view the objects.

    You can also create, edit, and delete objects.

Importing objects to backup ADOMs

You can use the Add Device wizard to add FortiGate devices to an ADOM in backup mode. The wizard also lets you import Firewall address and service objects. Policies are not imported.

Alternately, you can import objects after adding devices by using the Import Policy button on the Device Manager pane.

All imported objects are stored in the Device Manager database. They are not stored in the central database, which is used to store objects used in policies.

To import objects when adding devices:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups, and click Add Device.
  2. Follow the Add Device wizard, until the Import button is displayed.
  3. Click Import to import firewall address and service objects to the Device Manager database.

    The objects are imported into the Device Manager database.

    Alternately you can import the objects after you add the device.

  4. Go to the Policy & Objects pane to view the objects.

    You can also create, edit, and delete objects.

To import objects after adding devices:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  2. Select a device and click Import Policy.

    The objects are imported into the Device Manager database.

  3. Go to the Policy & Objects pane to view the objects.

    You can also create, edit, and delete objects.