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SD-WAN Orchestrator 6.4.0 Administration Guide

6.4.0
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Importing devices

You can import one or more devices to SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA by using a comma-separated values (CSV) file. The CSV file uses the following fields:

Region Name If regions are used, specify the name of the region defined in SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA.
Serial Number Specify the serial number for the FortiGate.
Device Name Specify the FortiGate model, such as FortiGate-100E.
Profile Name

Specify the name of the SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA profile to assign to the device.

Sync First Time Online

Specify how to manage device configuration when the device comes online for the first time. Choose from:

  • NONE: Select to disable automatic configuration action. Instead you can manually initiate configuration installation after adding the device to SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA.
  • RETRIEVE_CONFIG: Select to import some of the configuration settings from the device when the device comes online for the first time. Settings such as host name, WAN port, LAN/DMZ port, and static route are imported. WAN and LAN settings from the imported configuration automatically override the assigned WAN and LAN settings from the SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA profile. You should use the profile to assign additional settings.
  • SYNC_CONFIG: Select to install the SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA configuration associated with the profile when the device comes online for the first time.
Host Name Specify the host name for the FortiGate.

Each row in the CSV file identifies one device. Add a row of fields to the CSV file for each device that you want to import.

Before you can import devices, you must add the devices to FortiManager, and the devices must be online.

To import a device:
  1. Ensure that you have created profiles for hub and edge devices. See Profile.
  2. Go to Configuration > Device.
  3. In the Device menu, select Import Devices.

    The Import Devices dialog box opens.

  4. Click Import Device, select the .csv file, and click Open.

Importing devices

You can import one or more devices to SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA by using a comma-separated values (CSV) file. The CSV file uses the following fields:

Region Name If regions are used, specify the name of the region defined in SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA.
Serial Number Specify the serial number for the FortiGate.
Device Name Specify the FortiGate model, such as FortiGate-100E.
Profile Name

Specify the name of the SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA profile to assign to the device.

Sync First Time Online

Specify how to manage device configuration when the device comes online for the first time. Choose from:

  • NONE: Select to disable automatic configuration action. Instead you can manually initiate configuration installation after adding the device to SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA.
  • RETRIEVE_CONFIG: Select to import some of the configuration settings from the device when the device comes online for the first time. Settings such as host name, WAN port, LAN/DMZ port, and static route are imported. WAN and LAN settings from the imported configuration automatically override the assigned WAN and LAN settings from the SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA profile. You should use the profile to assign additional settings.
  • SYNC_CONFIG: Select to install the SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA configuration associated with the profile when the device comes online for the first time.
Host Name Specify the host name for the FortiGate.

Each row in the CSV file identifies one device. Add a row of fields to the CSV file for each device that you want to import.

Before you can import devices, you must add the devices to FortiManager, and the devices must be online.

To import a device:
  1. Ensure that you have created profiles for hub and edge devices. See Profile.
  2. Go to Configuration > Device.
  3. In the Device menu, select Import Devices.

    The Import Devices dialog box opens.

  4. Click Import Device, select the .csv file, and click Open.