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Fortinet Device Package 2.3 for Cisco ACI

Fortinet Device Package for Cisco ACI 2.3 Release Notes

SDN Connector Cisco ACI Administration Guide

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Configuring the SDN Connector

The SDN Connector GUI has several web controls. It is a single-page web application.

To restart the service, click Restart Service. The system displays a dialog asking you to restart the connector service.

To change the password, click Change Password.

To change the configuration click Configuration.

The Configuration page consists of the following fields:

Option

Description

APIC Host/IP

You can enter multiple APIC IP addresses and/or FQDNs. Ensure that you separate each entry with a comma.

APIC Username

Enter the Cisco ACI username as obtained from the ACI administrator.

APIC Password

Enter the Cisco ACI password as obtained from the ACI administrator.

Fabric Connector Username

Enter the FortiGate/FortiManager username used to log into the Fortinet Fabric Connector. The default username is admin.

Change Fabric Connector Password

Enter the FortiGate/FortiManager password used to log into the Fortinet Fabric Connector. The default password is fortinet123.

To upgrade the service, navigate to the SDN Connector homepage, then click UpgradeService on the banner. A dialog shows the upgrade progress. Once the upgrade is finished, the dialog prompts “Upgraded Successfully! Going to refresh in 10s” and the GUI refreshes automatically. This allows patch upgrade for SDN Connector.

The following displays sample output objects pulled from Cisco ACI:

Click Running Status to verify the status. When the signal icons are green, this indicates the connection between the SDN controller and SDN connector has been established.

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Configuring the SDN Connector

The SDN Connector GUI has several web controls. It is a single-page web application.

To restart the service, click Restart Service. The system displays a dialog asking you to restart the connector service.

To change the password, click Change Password.

To change the configuration click Configuration.

The Configuration page consists of the following fields:

Option

Description

APIC Host/IP

You can enter multiple APIC IP addresses and/or FQDNs. Ensure that you separate each entry with a comma.

APIC Username

Enter the Cisco ACI username as obtained from the ACI administrator.

APIC Password

Enter the Cisco ACI password as obtained from the ACI administrator.

Fabric Connector Username

Enter the FortiGate/FortiManager username used to log into the Fortinet Fabric Connector. The default username is admin.

Change Fabric Connector Password

Enter the FortiGate/FortiManager password used to log into the Fortinet Fabric Connector. The default password is fortinet123.

To upgrade the service, navigate to the SDN Connector homepage, then click UpgradeService on the banner. A dialog shows the upgrade progress. Once the upgrade is finished, the dialog prompts “Upgraded Successfully! Going to refresh in 10s” and the GUI refreshes automatically. This allows patch upgrade for SDN Connector.

The following displays sample output objects pulled from Cisco ACI:

Click Running Status to verify the status. When the signal icons are green, this indicates the connection between the SDN controller and SDN connector has been established.