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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

BGP Neighbors

When central management is enabled for SD-WAN, you can create SD-WAN rules that include Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) neighbors. You must create BGP neighbors for FortiGate devices before you can add them to the SD-WAN templates.

To configure BGP Neighbors for SD-WAN (central management):
  1. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > BGP Neighbors.
  2. Click Create New.
  3. The Create New WAN BGP Neighbor pane opens:

  4. Configure the following:

    Name

    Enter the name of the WAN BGP neighbor.

    Description

    Enter a description of the template.

    Neighbor IP

    Enter an IP for the neighbor.

    Role

    Select standalone, primary, or secondary.

    Per-Device Mapping

    Switch per-device mapping to ON and click Create New. Configure the following:

     

    Mapped Device

    Enable/disable fail detection features for this interface.

     

    Description

    Specify a description.

     

    IP

    Specify the IP.

     

    Role

    Select standalone, primary, or secondary.

  5. Click OK.

BGP Neighbors

When central management is enabled for SD-WAN, you can create SD-WAN rules that include Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) neighbors. You must create BGP neighbors for FortiGate devices before you can add them to the SD-WAN templates.

To configure BGP Neighbors for SD-WAN (central management):
  1. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN > BGP Neighbors.
  2. Click Create New.
  3. The Create New WAN BGP Neighbor pane opens:

  4. Configure the following:

    Name

    Enter the name of the WAN BGP neighbor.

    Description

    Enter a description of the template.

    Neighbor IP

    Enter an IP for the neighbor.

    Role

    Select standalone, primary, or secondary.

    Per-Device Mapping

    Switch per-device mapping to ON and click Create New. Configure the following:

     

    Mapped Device

    Enable/disable fail detection features for this interface.

     

    Description

    Specify a description.

     

    IP

    Specify the IP.

     

    Role

    Select standalone, primary, or secondary.

  5. Click OK.