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About FortiGate for AWS

Deploying FortiGate on AWS

Deploying auto scaling on AWS

Single FortiGate-VM Deployment

Use Case: High Availability for FortiGate on AWS

Security Fabric Connector Integration with AWS

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Planning

Deploying FortiGate Autoscale for AWS requires the use of deployment templates. There are two types of templates:

  • Entry template. This template could run as the entry point of a deployment.
  • Dependency template. This template is automatically run by the deployment process as a Nested Stack. It cannot be run as an entry template. A dependency template is run based on user selected options.

Template

Type

Description

workload-master.template

Entry template

Deploys the Auto Scaling solution to a new VPC.

workload.template

Entry template

Deploys the Auto Scaling solution to an existing VPC.

nic-attachment.template

Dependency template

Deploys the secondary network interface controller attachment handler.

create-nat-fgt-master.template

Dependency template

Deploys FortiGate-VMs as NAT Gateways.

create-fortigate.template

Dependency template

Deploys a single FortiGate-VM instance for a certain purpose.

create-fortianalyzer.template

Dependency template

Deploys a single FortiAnalyzer instance for a certain purpose.

create-db-table.template

Dependency template

Deploys related DynamoDB tables.

copy-objects.template

Dependency template

Copies S3 objects to the deployment related S3 bucket.

All template files are included in the deployment package for FortiGate Autoscale for AWS.

Resources

Planning

Deploying FortiGate Autoscale for AWS requires the use of deployment templates. There are two types of templates:

  • Entry template. This template could run as the entry point of a deployment.
  • Dependency template. This template is automatically run by the deployment process as a Nested Stack. It cannot be run as an entry template. A dependency template is run based on user selected options.

Template

Type

Description

workload-master.template

Entry template

Deploys the Auto Scaling solution to a new VPC.

workload.template

Entry template

Deploys the Auto Scaling solution to an existing VPC.

nic-attachment.template

Dependency template

Deploys the secondary network interface controller attachment handler.

create-nat-fgt-master.template

Dependency template

Deploys FortiGate-VMs as NAT Gateways.

create-fortigate.template

Dependency template

Deploys a single FortiGate-VM instance for a certain purpose.

create-fortianalyzer.template

Dependency template

Deploys a single FortiAnalyzer instance for a certain purpose.

create-db-table.template

Dependency template

Deploys related DynamoDB tables.

copy-objects.template

Dependency template

Copies S3 objects to the deployment related S3 bucket.

All template files are included in the deployment package for FortiGate Autoscale for AWS.