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SD-WAN Orchestrator 6.4.0 Administration Guide

6.4.0
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Installing firewall policies

Although SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA is used to configure SD-WAN networks, you use FortiManager to define and install firewall policies to the FortiGates in an SD-WAN network. It is recommended to configure the SD-WAN network before you install firewall policies to FortiGate devices.

Before installing firewall policies, it is recommended to insert the policy block SDWAN_Overlay_PB to the policy package, and move the policy package to the top. The policy block is automatically maintained by SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA, and it allows the health-check packets.

For details about using FortiManager to install firewall policies, see the FortiManager Administration Guide.

Installing firewall policies

Although SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA is used to configure SD-WAN networks, you use FortiManager to define and install firewall policies to the FortiGates in an SD-WAN network. It is recommended to configure the SD-WAN network before you install firewall policies to FortiGate devices.

Before installing firewall policies, it is recommended to insert the policy block SDWAN_Overlay_PB to the policy package, and move the policy package to the top. The policy block is automatically maintained by SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA, and it allows the health-check packets.

For details about using FortiManager to install firewall policies, see the FortiManager Administration Guide.