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SD-WAN Orchestrator 7.0.0.r3 Administration Guide

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Adding FortiExtenders to online devices

You can use FortiExtender as a WAN port. This topic describes how to add a FortiExtender to a device managed by SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA.

After you add FortiExtender settings to the profile, you can add FortiExtender to the device. SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA detects the FortiExtender, and you can authorize FortiExtender.

To add FortiExtenders to online devices:
  1. Ensure that you have created a profile with a FortiExtender WAN port configured. See Creating profiles with FortiExtender WAN ports.
  2. Attach FortiExtender to the managed device.

    FortiExtender is detected.

  3. Authorize FortiExtender for the WAN port by overriding the profile settings for the device:
    1. Go to Configuration > Device.
    2. Double-click the device to open the profile for editing.

      The General tab is displayed.

    3. Go to the Network tab.

      An unauthorized FortiExtender has been detected.

    4. Click Extender.

      The FortiExtender dialog box is displayed.

    5. Under Managed Extenders, click the Update button for the unauthorized device.

      The Device Managed Extender dialog box is displayed.

    6. Toggle Authorized to on, and click OK.

      The FortiExtender is authorized, and the Device Managed Extender dialog box is closed.

    7. Click OK.

      The FortiExtender dialog box is closed.

    8. Click OK.

      The profile override changes are saved.

  4. Install the SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA profile changes to the device with authorized FortiExtender. See Installing configuration changes.

Adding FortiExtenders to online devices

You can use FortiExtender as a WAN port. This topic describes how to add a FortiExtender to a device managed by SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA.

After you add FortiExtender settings to the profile, you can add FortiExtender to the device. SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA detects the FortiExtender, and you can authorize FortiExtender.

To add FortiExtenders to online devices:
  1. Ensure that you have created a profile with a FortiExtender WAN port configured. See Creating profiles with FortiExtender WAN ports.
  2. Attach FortiExtender to the managed device.

    FortiExtender is detected.

  3. Authorize FortiExtender for the WAN port by overriding the profile settings for the device:
    1. Go to Configuration > Device.
    2. Double-click the device to open the profile for editing.

      The General tab is displayed.

    3. Go to the Network tab.

      An unauthorized FortiExtender has been detected.

    4. Click Extender.

      The FortiExtender dialog box is displayed.

    5. Under Managed Extenders, click the Update button for the unauthorized device.

      The Device Managed Extender dialog box is displayed.

    6. Toggle Authorized to on, and click OK.

      The FortiExtender is authorized, and the Device Managed Extender dialog box is closed.

    7. Click OK.

      The FortiExtender dialog box is closed.

    8. Click OK.

      The profile override changes are saved.

  4. Install the SD-WAN Orchestrator MEA profile changes to the device with authorized FortiExtender. See Installing configuration changes.