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SD-WAN Orchestrator 6.4.0 Administration Guide

6.4.0
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Creating profiles for edge devices

Before you create a profile, you should create all of the needed shared resources, so you can select them in the profile. See Shared resources.

To create profiles:
  1. Go to Configuration > Profile.
  2. In the toolbar, click +Create New.
  3. Configure the profile settings.

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Type a name for the profile.

    Platform

    Select the platform that matches the device you intend to add.

    Hub

    Toggle off to designate the device as an edge.

    VPN Mode with Hub

    Select one of the following options to connect the edge devices to the hub in the region:

    • Select SITE_TO_SITE to create full-mesh overlay links between the hub device and its edge devices in the same region.
    • Select DIAL_UP to create one-to-one overlay links between the hub device and its edge devices. When you select DIAL_UP, you can enable ADVPN on the Network tab in the WAN settings.

    Port Number

    Specify the number of ports on the FortiGate.

    Comments

    (Optional) Type a comment about the profile.

  4. Click OK.

    The profile is created, and the System tab opens.

  5. Configure the System settings.

    For a description of the options on the System, Network, and Business tabs, see Profile options described.

  6. Click the Network tab to configure the network settings.
  7. Click the Business tab to create business rules.
  8. Click OK.

Creating profiles for edge devices

Before you create a profile, you should create all of the needed shared resources, so you can select them in the profile. See Shared resources.

To create profiles:
  1. Go to Configuration > Profile.
  2. In the toolbar, click +Create New.
  3. Configure the profile settings.

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Type a name for the profile.

    Platform

    Select the platform that matches the device you intend to add.

    Hub

    Toggle off to designate the device as an edge.

    VPN Mode with Hub

    Select one of the following options to connect the edge devices to the hub in the region:

    • Select SITE_TO_SITE to create full-mesh overlay links between the hub device and its edge devices in the same region.
    • Select DIAL_UP to create one-to-one overlay links between the hub device and its edge devices. When you select DIAL_UP, you can enable ADVPN on the Network tab in the WAN settings.

    Port Number

    Specify the number of ports on the FortiGate.

    Comments

    (Optional) Type a comment about the profile.

  4. Click OK.

    The profile is created, and the System tab opens.

  5. Configure the System settings.

    For a description of the options on the System, Network, and Business tabs, see Profile options described.

  6. Click the Network tab to configure the network settings.
  7. Click the Business tab to create business rules.
  8. Click OK.