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SD-WAN Orchestrator 7.0.0.r3 Administration Guide

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Creating virtual wire pairs

When creating a profile, you can also create a virtual wire pair. A virtual wire pair consists of two interfaces that do not have IP addressing and are treated like a transparent-mode VDOM.

You can create a virtual wire pair for FortiGate VMs and hardware.

To create a virtual wire pair:
  1. Go to Configuration > Profile.

    The list of profiles is displayed.

  2. Create a new profile, or open a profile for updating.

    The Profile <name> dialog box is displayed.

  3. Click the Network tab.

    The Network pane is displayed. For a description of the options, see Network tab.

  4. Expand the Virtual Wire Pair section, and click +Create New.

    The Virtual Wire Pair dialog box is displayed.

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Type a name for the virtual wire pair.

    Interface Members

    Select two interface members for the virtual wire pair. A virtual wire pair must have exactly two interface members.

    Wilcard VLAN

    Toggle ON to enable wildcard VLAN.

    Toggle OFF to disable this feature.

    VLAN Filter

    Available when Wildcard VLAN is toggled ON.

    Click Add to create a VLAN filter.

  5. Complete the options, and click OK.

    The virtual wire pair is created.

  6. Go to FortiManager, and configure a virtual wire pair policy.

Creating virtual wire pairs

When creating a profile, you can also create a virtual wire pair. A virtual wire pair consists of two interfaces that do not have IP addressing and are treated like a transparent-mode VDOM.

You can create a virtual wire pair for FortiGate VMs and hardware.

To create a virtual wire pair:
  1. Go to Configuration > Profile.

    The list of profiles is displayed.

  2. Create a new profile, or open a profile for updating.

    The Profile <name> dialog box is displayed.

  3. Click the Network tab.

    The Network pane is displayed. For a description of the options, see Network tab.

  4. Expand the Virtual Wire Pair section, and click +Create New.

    The Virtual Wire Pair dialog box is displayed.

    Option

    Description

    Name

    Type a name for the virtual wire pair.

    Interface Members

    Select two interface members for the virtual wire pair. A virtual wire pair must have exactly two interface members.

    Wilcard VLAN

    Toggle ON to enable wildcard VLAN.

    Toggle OFF to disable this feature.

    VLAN Filter

    Available when Wildcard VLAN is toggled ON.

    Click Add to create a VLAN filter.

  5. Complete the options, and click OK.

    The virtual wire pair is created.

  6. Go to FortiManager, and configure a virtual wire pair policy.