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SD-WAN Orchestrator 6.4.0 Administration Guide

6.4.0
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Creating profiles for hub 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 for hub devices:
  1. Go to Configuration > Profile.
  2. In the toolbar, click +Create New.
  3. Configure the profile settings.

    Option

    Description

    Name Enter the profile name.
    Platform Select the platform that matches the device you intend to add.
    Hub Toggle on to designate the device as a hub.

    VPN Mode with Edge

    Select one of the following options to connect the hub device with edge devices:

    • 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.

    Max Edge Count

    Available when VPN Mode with Edge is set to DIAL_UP.

    Specify the maximum number of edge devices allowed to connect with the hub device.

    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 hub 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 for hub devices:
  1. Go to Configuration > Profile.
  2. In the toolbar, click +Create New.
  3. Configure the profile settings.

    Option

    Description

    Name Enter the profile name.
    Platform Select the platform that matches the device you intend to add.
    Hub Toggle on to designate the device as a hub.

    VPN Mode with Edge

    Select one of the following options to connect the hub device with edge devices:

    • 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.

    Max Edge Count

    Available when VPN Mode with Edge is set to DIAL_UP.

    Specify the maximum number of edge devices allowed to connect with the hub device.

    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.