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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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Installing the SDN Connector

  1. SDN Connector supports VMware vSphere, KVM, and Microsoft Hyper-V as deployment environments. Download the connector package:
    1. On the Customer Service & Support site, go to Download > Firmware Images.
    2. From the Select Product dropdown list, select FortiSDNConnector.
    3. On the Download tab, go to v1.00 > v1.1.1.
    4. Download the appropriate file based on your hypervisor platform:

      Hypervisor

      File

      KVM

      sdn-connector-1.1.1.img

      Hyper-V

      sdn-connector-1.1.1.vhd

      VMware vSphere

      sdn-connector-1.1.1.zip

  2. This example shows the installation process for vSphere client. Download sdn-connector.ovf. In vSphere Client, go to File > Deploy OVF Template.

  3. In the Deploy OVF Template dialog, enter the SDN Connector image file path in the Deploy from a file or URL field. Click Next.

  4. The dialog displays the SDN Connector version, download size, and size on disk. Click Next.

  5. Enter the VM name, select the location, then click Next.

  6. Choose the destination storage for the VM files, then click Next.

  7. The dialog displays the datastore name and amount of available space. Select Thin Provision, then click Next.

  8. Networks used in this OVF template should map to networks in your inventory. Choose the destination network for network mapping, then click Next.

  9. The dialog displays all previously configured options. To edit an option, click Back. If ready to deploy, click Finish.

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Installing the SDN Connector

  1. SDN Connector supports VMware vSphere, KVM, and Microsoft Hyper-V as deployment environments. Download the connector package:
    1. On the Customer Service & Support site, go to Download > Firmware Images.
    2. From the Select Product dropdown list, select FortiSDNConnector.
    3. On the Download tab, go to v1.00 > v1.1.1.
    4. Download the appropriate file based on your hypervisor platform:

      Hypervisor

      File

      KVM

      sdn-connector-1.1.1.img

      Hyper-V

      sdn-connector-1.1.1.vhd

      VMware vSphere

      sdn-connector-1.1.1.zip

  2. This example shows the installation process for vSphere client. Download sdn-connector.ovf. In vSphere Client, go to File > Deploy OVF Template.

  3. In the Deploy OVF Template dialog, enter the SDN Connector image file path in the Deploy from a file or URL field. Click Next.

  4. The dialog displays the SDN Connector version, download size, and size on disk. Click Next.

  5. Enter the VM name, select the location, then click Next.

  6. Choose the destination storage for the VM files, then click Next.

  7. The dialog displays the datastore name and amount of available space. Select Thin Provision, then click Next.

  8. Networks used in this OVF template should map to networks in your inventory. Choose the destination network for network mapping, then click Next.

  9. The dialog displays all previously configured options. To edit an option, click Back. If ready to deploy, click Finish.