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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

SD-WAN rules

Configure SD-WAN rules for WAN links by specifying the required network parameters. The SD-WAN rules are applied to the FortiGate device when the SD-WAN template is applied.

To create a new SD-WAN rule:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Device Manager > Provisioning Templates > SD-WAN Templates.

    The SD-WAN templates are displayed in the content pane.

  3. Double-click an SD-WAN template to open it for editing, or click Create New in the toolbar.

    The SD-WAN template opens.

  4. In the SD-WAN Rules toolbar, click Create New. The Create New SD-WAN Rule dialog-box opens.

  5. Enter the following information, then click OK to create the new SD-WAN rule:

    Name

    Enter the name of the rule.

    IP Version

    Select either IPv4 or IPv6.

    Source  

     

    Address

    Add one or more address from the drop-down.

     

    Users

    Add one or more users from the drop-down.

     

    User Groups

    Add one or more groups from the drop-down.

    Destination  

     

    Address

    Select an address or addresses from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Address.

     

    Route Tag

    Select a tag from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Address.

     

    Internet Service

    Select a service or services from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Internet Service Group

    Select a service group or groups from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Custom Internet Service

    Select a service or services from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Custom Internet Service Group

    Select a service group or groups from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Application

    Select an application or applications from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Application Group

    Select an application group or groups from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

    Protocol

    Select the protocol, or specify the protocol number.

    Port Range

    Enter the port range. This option is only available when the protocol is TCP or UDP.

    Type of Service

    Specify the type of service and bit mask.

    Outgoing Interface

     

     

      Strategy

    Select one of the following to specify how the traffic flows through the outgoing interface:

    • Manual to specify what outgoing interface members to use.
    • Best Quality to identify outgoing interface members and have traffic flow based on quality status.
    • Lowest Cost (SLA) to identify outgoing interface members and have traffic flow based on the lowest cost.
    • Maximize Bandwidth SLA to identify outgoing interface members and have traffic flow to maximize bandwidth.

     

    Interface Preference

    For the selected strategy, specify what interfaces you would like to be used. The top of the list is the highest priority, if SLA targets are met.

     

    Measured SLA

    Select the SLA measurement for the selected strategy.

    Advanced Options

    Expand to display the advanced options.

    Hover the mouse over each advanced option to view a description of the option.

    Set the options as desired.

SD-WAN rules

Configure SD-WAN rules for WAN links by specifying the required network parameters. The SD-WAN rules are applied to the FortiGate device when the SD-WAN template is applied.

To create a new SD-WAN rule:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Device Manager > Provisioning Templates > SD-WAN Templates.

    The SD-WAN templates are displayed in the content pane.

  3. Double-click an SD-WAN template to open it for editing, or click Create New in the toolbar.

    The SD-WAN template opens.

  4. In the SD-WAN Rules toolbar, click Create New. The Create New SD-WAN Rule dialog-box opens.

  5. Enter the following information, then click OK to create the new SD-WAN rule:

    Name

    Enter the name of the rule.

    IP Version

    Select either IPv4 or IPv6.

    Source  

     

    Address

    Add one or more address from the drop-down.

     

    Users

    Add one or more users from the drop-down.

     

    User Groups

    Add one or more groups from the drop-down.

    Destination  

     

    Address

    Select an address or addresses from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Address.

     

    Route Tag

    Select a tag from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Address.

     

    Internet Service

    Select a service or services from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Internet Service Group

    Select a service group or groups from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Custom Internet Service

    Select a service or services from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Custom Internet Service Group

    Select a service group or groups from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Application

    Select an application or applications from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

     

    Application Group

    Select an application group or groups from the drop-down list. This option is only available when Destination is Internet Service.

    Protocol

    Select the protocol, or specify the protocol number.

    Port Range

    Enter the port range. This option is only available when the protocol is TCP or UDP.

    Type of Service

    Specify the type of service and bit mask.

    Outgoing Interface

     

     

      Strategy

    Select one of the following to specify how the traffic flows through the outgoing interface:

    • Manual to specify what outgoing interface members to use.
    • Best Quality to identify outgoing interface members and have traffic flow based on quality status.
    • Lowest Cost (SLA) to identify outgoing interface members and have traffic flow based on the lowest cost.
    • Maximize Bandwidth SLA to identify outgoing interface members and have traffic flow to maximize bandwidth.

     

    Interface Preference

    For the selected strategy, specify what interfaces you would like to be used. The top of the list is the highest priority, if SLA targets are met.

     

    Measured SLA

    Select the SLA measurement for the selected strategy.

    Advanced Options

    Expand to display the advanced options.

    Hover the mouse over each advanced option to view a description of the option.

    Set the options as desired.