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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

SD-WAN templates

When SD-WAN central management is enabled, you can create SD-WAN templates with the required network parameters, and then apply the templates to multiple devices.

Before creating SD-WAN templates:

To create a new SD-WAN template:
  1. Ensure that you are in the correct ADOM and that SD-WAN central management is enabled for the ADOM.

  2. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.
  3. Click Create New in the content pane toolbar, or right-click and select Create New. The Create New page opens.

  4. Enter the following information and click OK to create the new SD-WAN template:

    Name

    Enter the name of the template.

    Description

    Enter a description of the template.

    SD-WAN Status

    Select On or Off.

    Interface Members

    Interface members can be added, edited, and removed. An interface member must be created before it can be added to a template, see Interface members.

    Performance SLA

    See Performance SLA (central management).

    Neighbor

    See BGP Neighbors.

    SD-WAN Rules

    See SD-WAN rules (central management).

    Advanced Options

    Configure the following advanced options:

     

    fail-detect

    Enable/disable fail detection features for this interface.

     

    neighbor-hold-boot-time

    Specify the interval.

     

    neighbor-hold-down

    Enable/disable neighbor hold down for this interface.

     

    neighbor-hold-down-time

    Specify the interval.

To edit an SD-WAN template:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.
  3. Select the template from the list and click Edit in the toolbar, or right-click the template and select Edit. The Edit page opens.
  4. Edit the template as required, and click OK to apply your changes.
To delete an SD-WAN template:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.
  3. Select the template from the list and click Delete in the toolbar, or right-click the template and select Delete.
  4. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box to delete the template or templates.
To import an SD-WAN template or templates:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.
  3. Click Import. The Import SD-WAN templates screen is shown.

  4. Configure the following settings and click OK:
    • Name - specify a name for the SD-WAN template.
    • Device - select the FortiGate device from where to select the SD-WAN template.
    • Description - optionally provide a description.

    The SD-WAN template is imported and now visible in Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.

    A prefix Import is automatically added to SD-WAN templates that are imported from the FortiGate devices.

SD-WAN templates

When SD-WAN central management is enabled, you can create SD-WAN templates with the required network parameters, and then apply the templates to multiple devices.

Before creating SD-WAN templates:

To create a new SD-WAN template:
  1. Ensure that you are in the correct ADOM and that SD-WAN central management is enabled for the ADOM.

  2. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.
  3. Click Create New in the content pane toolbar, or right-click and select Create New. The Create New page opens.

  4. Enter the following information and click OK to create the new SD-WAN template:

    Name

    Enter the name of the template.

    Description

    Enter a description of the template.

    SD-WAN Status

    Select On or Off.

    Interface Members

    Interface members can be added, edited, and removed. An interface member must be created before it can be added to a template, see Interface members.

    Performance SLA

    See Performance SLA (central management).

    Neighbor

    See BGP Neighbors.

    SD-WAN Rules

    See SD-WAN rules (central management).

    Advanced Options

    Configure the following advanced options:

     

    fail-detect

    Enable/disable fail detection features for this interface.

     

    neighbor-hold-boot-time

    Specify the interval.

     

    neighbor-hold-down

    Enable/disable neighbor hold down for this interface.

     

    neighbor-hold-down-time

    Specify the interval.

To edit an SD-WAN template:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.
  3. Select the template from the list and click Edit in the toolbar, or right-click the template and select Edit. The Edit page opens.
  4. Edit the template as required, and click OK to apply your changes.
To delete an SD-WAN template:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.
  3. Select the template from the list and click Delete in the toolbar, or right-click the template and select Delete.
  4. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box to delete the template or templates.
To import an SD-WAN template or templates:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.
  3. Click Import. The Import SD-WAN templates screen is shown.

  4. Configure the following settings and click OK:
    • Name - specify a name for the SD-WAN template.
    • Device - select the FortiGate device from where to select the SD-WAN template.
    • Description - optionally provide a description.

    The SD-WAN template is imported and now visible in Device Manager > SD-WAN > SD-WAN Template.

    A prefix Import is automatically added to SD-WAN templates that are imported from the FortiGate devices.