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Support for wildcard SDN connectors in filter configurations

Wildcards are now supported in FortiManager 6.2.3 for SDN connectors when configuring dynamic address filters.

The following SDN connector types are currently supported:

  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Kubernetes
  • OpenStack
  • VMware ESXi
To configure a dynamic address filter for AWS in the GUI:
  1. Configure the SDN connector:
    1. Go to Fabric View > Fabric Connectors, and click Create New.
    2. In the SDN section, select AWS, and click Next.

    3. Configure the settings as needed.
    4. Click OK.
  2. Create the dynamic firewall address:
    1. Go to Policy & Objects > Object Configurations.
    2. In the tree menu, go to Firewall Objects > Addresses.
    3. Click Create New > Address and enter a name.
    4. Configure the following settings:
      1. For Type, select Dynamic.
      2. For Sub Type, select SDN.
      3. For SDN Connector, select aws.
      4. For SDN address type, select Private.
      5. Beside Filter, type the filter name followed by the wildcard character (*), for example, imageid=ami*.

      6. Click OK.

Support for wildcard SDN connectors in filter configurations

Wildcards are now supported in FortiManager 6.2.3 for SDN connectors when configuring dynamic address filters.

The following SDN connector types are currently supported:

  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Kubernetes
  • OpenStack
  • VMware ESXi
To configure a dynamic address filter for AWS in the GUI:
  1. Configure the SDN connector:
    1. Go to Fabric View > Fabric Connectors, and click Create New.
    2. In the SDN section, select AWS, and click Next.

    3. Configure the settings as needed.
    4. Click OK.
  2. Create the dynamic firewall address:
    1. Go to Policy & Objects > Object Configurations.
    2. In the tree menu, go to Firewall Objects > Addresses.
    3. Click Create New > Address and enter a name.
    4. Configure the following settings:
      1. For Type, select Dynamic.
      2. For Sub Type, select SDN.
      3. For SDN Connector, select aws.
      4. For SDN address type, select Private.
      5. Beside Filter, type the filter name followed by the wildcard character (*), for example, imageid=ami*.

      6. Click OK.