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Deploying FortiGate-VMX

VMware-NSX Security Fabric integration

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VMware settings

  1. In the FortiGate VMX Service Manager GUI, go to Global > System > SDN Connector.
  2. Configure the connection to the NSX Manager:
    1. Enter the IP address of the server in the Hostname field.
    2. Enter credentials that have sufficient privileges on the server in the Username and Password fields.

  3. Set the location of the FortiGate-VMX Security Node:
    • The Image Location field should contain the URL of the webserver where the FortiGate-VMX Security Node .ovf file is located.

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VMware settings

  1. In the FortiGate VMX Service Manager GUI, go to Global > System > SDN Connector.
  2. Configure the connection to the NSX Manager:
    1. Enter the IP address of the server in the Hostname field.
    2. Enter credentials that have sufficient privileges on the server in the Username and Password fields.

  3. Set the location of the FortiGate-VMX Security Node:
    • The Image Location field should contain the URL of the webserver where the FortiGate-VMX Security Node .ovf file is located.