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Secure SD-WAN

SD-WAN Basics

Quick Start

This section outlines the basic SD-WAN setups and tools to get started.

  • What's New in 7.0
  • SD-WAN Overview
  • SD-WAN Quick Start
  • SD-WAN Zones and Members
  • Passive WAN health measurement
  • Passive WAN health measurement by service and application
  • SD-WAN Rules
  • Static Application Steering
  • Dynamic Application Steering
  • Interface Bandwidth Testing


  • Understanding logs
  • Debugging commands

Overlay VPN & Advanced Routing


  • Hub & Spoke Deployment (No ADVPN)
  • ADVPN Holepunching
  • SD-WAN with OCVPN
  • Tunnel Bandwidth Aggregation (Per Packet Steering)

Advanced Routing

  • Using BGP tags with SD-WAN rules
  • BGP multipath support
  • Applying BGP route-map to Primary and Secondary SD-WAN neighbors
  • Applying BGP route-map to multiple SD-WAN neighbors
  • SD-WAN Self-healing with BGP

Application Performance

WAN Remediation

  • WAN Path remediation (Adaptive FEC)
  • WAN Path remediation (Packet Duplication)


  • SD-WAN traffic shaping and QoS
  • DSCP based traffic steering
  • Interface based QoS
  • Hub and Spoke Dynamic QoS

Management & Orchestration


  • Basic SD-WAN Deployment
  • SD-WAN Config Portability
  • SDN dynamic connector addresses in SD-WAN rules


  • Secure SD-WAN widgets
  • Secure SD-WAN Reports
  • Secure SD-WAN Assessment Report

Third Party Orchestration

Fortinet partners with the following 3rd party orchestration platforms

SD-WAN 4-D Solutions

Define & Design

Explore SD-WAN concepts and recommended designs

  • SD-WAN / SD-Branch Concept Guide
  • SD-WAN Architecture Guide for Enterprise
  • SD-WAN / SD-Branch Architecture Guide for MSSPs

Deployment & Demo

Provision SD-WAN into your network.

  • SD-WAN Deployment for MSSPs
  • SD-WAN Direct Internet Access Demo configs
  • SD-WAN Single Hub Demo configs
  • SD-WAN Dual Hub Demo configs