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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Configuring HA cluster members

The HA Status widget in the in the system dashboard allows you to configure HA cluster members.

To configure an HA cluster member:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups > Managed FortiGate.
  2. In the content pane, select the HA Cluster, and click Edit. The System:Dashboard is displayed.

  3. In the HA Status widget, under Cluster Members, select a cluster device, and click Edit. The Edit HA Member <cluster_name> dialog is displayed.
  4. Configure the cluster settings.
    Host Name Sets the hostname and password for each member in the cluster.
    Priority (0-512)

    Sets the priority for the cluster member. The cluster member with a higher number will be considered as the primary device of the HA cluster.

    Management Interface Reservation Enables a dedicated interface for individual cluster member management.
    Session Pickup Exposes the session-pick option from the GUI.
    Session Pickup Connectionless Exposes the connectionless sessions from the primary FortiGate.
    Heartbeat Interface Sets the heartbeat Interface and Priority.
    Monitor Interface Sets the monitor interface.
  5. Click OK.

 

Configuring HA cluster members

The HA Status widget in the in the system dashboard allows you to configure HA cluster members.

To configure an HA cluster member:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups > Managed FortiGate.
  2. In the content pane, select the HA Cluster, and click Edit. The System:Dashboard is displayed.

  3. In the HA Status widget, under Cluster Members, select a cluster device, and click Edit. The Edit HA Member <cluster_name> dialog is displayed.
  4. Configure the cluster settings.
    Host Name Sets the hostname and password for each member in the cluster.
    Priority (0-512)

    Sets the priority for the cluster member. The cluster member with a higher number will be considered as the primary device of the HA cluster.

    Management Interface Reservation Enables a dedicated interface for individual cluster member management.
    Session Pickup Exposes the session-pick option from the GUI.
    Session Pickup Connectionless Exposes the connectionless sessions from the primary FortiGate.
    Heartbeat Interface Sets the heartbeat Interface and Priority.
    Monitor Interface Sets the monitor interface.
  5. Click OK.