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Deploying cloud orchestration

Once you have configured a cloud connector to access the public cloud server and a deployment template to configure the deployment settings, you can create a cloud orchestration. Once the orchestration profile is created, you can deploy the cloud orchestration to the AWS public cloud to automatically create the FortiGate ASG and optional FortiAnalyzer-VM.

To configure cloud orchestration:
  1. Go to Fabric View > Cloud Orchestration.
  2. Click Create New to create a new cloud orchestration.
  3. Enter the following information:
    NameEnter a name for the cloud orchestration.
    TypeSelect the cloud orchestration type.
    DescriptionOptionally, enter a description.
    Region NameSelect a region to deploy the cloud orchestration.

    Connector

    Choose a previously configured Cloud Orchestration Connector or click the plus icon to configure a new connector.

    Deployment Template

    Choose a previously configured Deployment Template or click the plus icon to configure a new template.

  4. Click OK to save the cloud orchestration.
    The cloud orchestration appears in the table with a Status of New.
To deploy cloud orchestration:
  1. In Cloud Orchestration, right-click on a cloud orchestration and click Deploy to Cloud.
  2. On AWS, you can see the CloudFormation status as in progress.
  3. Once the CloudFormation process is complete, you can see the cloud orchestration Status as Deployed on FortiManager.
To undeploy and delete a cloud orchestration from Cloud:
  1. In Cloud Orchestration, right-click on a cloud orchestration and click Undeploy/Delete from Cloud.
    The cloud orchestration is undeployed in AWS CloudFormation.
The query the status from the cloud:
  1. In Cloud Orchestration, right-click on a cloud orchestration and click Query Status from Cloud.
    The Getting Status Information from Cloud window opens.
  2. The Status of the selected cloud orchestration is updated.

Once you have configured a cloud connector to access the public cloud server and a deployment template to configure the deployment settings, you can create a cloud orchestration. Once the orchestration profile is created, you can deploy the cloud orchestration to the AWS public cloud to automatically create the FortiGate ASG and optional FortiAnalyzer-VM.

To configure cloud orchestration:
  1. Go to Fabric View > Cloud Orchestration.
  2. Click Create New to create a new cloud orchestration.
  3. Enter the following information:
    NameEnter a name for the cloud orchestration.
    TypeSelect the cloud orchestration type.
    DescriptionOptionally, enter a description.
    Region NameSelect a region to deploy the cloud orchestration.

    Connector

    Choose a previously configured Cloud Orchestration Connector or click the plus icon to configure a new connector.

    Deployment Template

    Choose a previously configured Deployment Template or click the plus icon to configure a new template.

  4. Click OK to save the cloud orchestration.
    The cloud orchestration appears in the table with a Status of New.
To deploy cloud orchestration:
  1. In Cloud Orchestration, right-click on a cloud orchestration and click Deploy to Cloud.
  2. On AWS, you can see the CloudFormation status as in progress.
  3. Once the CloudFormation process is complete, you can see the cloud orchestration Status as Deployed on FortiManager.
To undeploy and delete a cloud orchestration from Cloud:
  1. In Cloud Orchestration, right-click on a cloud orchestration and click Undeploy/Delete from Cloud.
    The cloud orchestration is undeployed in AWS CloudFormation.
The query the status from the cloud:
  1. In Cloud Orchestration, right-click on a cloud orchestration and click Query Status from Cloud.
    The Getting Status Information from Cloud window opens.
  2. The Status of the selected cloud orchestration is updated.