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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Configure BGP Neighbor

Create SD-WAN rules to include Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) neighbors that are added in FortiGate devices.

To configure BGP Neighbor:
  1. Go to Device Manager > [FortiGate] > Router > BGP.
  2. Under Neighbors, click Create New.
  3. In the Create New Neighbor screen, specify the IP and Remote AS. Click OK. Repeat this step to add multiple neighbors.
  4. Go to System Settings > All ADOMs.
  5. Double-click [ADOM_Name].
  6. In Central Management, clear the SD-WAN check box. Click OK.
  7. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  8. Click the FortiGate device to view the device database.
  9. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN.
  10. Click Create New.
  11. In the Create New SD-WAN screen, select the FortiGate from the Device drop-down.The BGP Neighbors added in the FortiGate (Device Manager) automatically appear under Neighbor.

  12. Toggle the SD-WAN Status to ON.
  13. Configure the following Advanced Options:

    fail-alert-interfaces

    Select the port from the drop-down.

    fail-detect

    Select enable or disable.

    neighbor-hold-boot-time

    Specify in seconds.

    neighbor-hold-down

    Select enable or disable.

    neighbor-hold-down-time

    Specify in seconds.

  14. Click OK.

The BGP Neighbor feature is only available for Per-Device Management. This feature is not available in Central Management and SD-WAN templates.

 

Configure BGP Neighbor

Create SD-WAN rules to include Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) neighbors that are added in FortiGate devices.

To configure BGP Neighbor:
  1. Go to Device Manager > [FortiGate] > Router > BGP.
  2. Under Neighbors, click Create New.
  3. In the Create New Neighbor screen, specify the IP and Remote AS. Click OK. Repeat this step to add multiple neighbors.
  4. Go to System Settings > All ADOMs.
  5. Double-click [ADOM_Name].
  6. In Central Management, clear the SD-WAN check box. Click OK.
  7. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  8. Click the FortiGate device to view the device database.
  9. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN.
  10. Click Create New.
  11. In the Create New SD-WAN screen, select the FortiGate from the Device drop-down.The BGP Neighbors added in the FortiGate (Device Manager) automatically appear under Neighbor.

  12. Toggle the SD-WAN Status to ON.
  13. Configure the following Advanced Options:

    fail-alert-interfaces

    Select the port from the drop-down.

    fail-detect

    Select enable or disable.

    neighbor-hold-boot-time

    Specify in seconds.

    neighbor-hold-down

    Select enable or disable.

    neighbor-hold-down-time

    Specify in seconds.

  14. Click OK.

The BGP Neighbor feature is only available for Per-Device Management. This feature is not available in Central Management and SD-WAN templates.