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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Configure BGP Neighbor

Create SD-WAN rules to include Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) neighbors that are added in FortiGate devices.

To configure BGP Neighbor for per-device management:
  1. Go to Device Manager > [FortiGate] > Router > BGP.
  2. Under Neighbors, click Create New.
  3. In the Create New Neighbor screen, specify the IP and Remote AS. Click OK. Repeat this step to add multiple neighbors.
  4. Go to System Settings > All ADOMs.
  5. Double-click [ADOM_Name].
  6. In Central Management, clear the SD-WAN check box. Click OK.
  7. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN.
  8. Click Create New.
  9. In the Create New SD-WAN screen, select the FortiGate from the Device drop-down.The BGP Neighbors added in the FortiGate (Device Manager) automatically appear under Neighbor.

  10. Toggle the SD-WAN Status to ON.
  11. Configure the following Advanced Options:

    fail-alert-interfaces

    Select the port from the drop-down.

    fail-detect

    Select enable or disable.

    neighbor-hold-boot-time

    Specify in seconds.

    neighbor-hold-down

    Select enable or disable.

    neighbor-hold-down-time

    Specify in seconds.

  12. Click OK.
To configure BGP Neighbor for central management:
  1. Go to Device Manager > [FortiGate] > Router > BGP.
  2. Under Neighbors, click Create New.
  3. In the Create New Neighbor screen, specify the IP and Remote AS. Click OK. Repeat this step to add multiple neighbors.
  4. Go to System Settings > All ADOMs.
  5. Double-click [ADOM_Name].
  6. In Central Management, select the SD-WAN check box. Click OK.
  7. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  8. Click the FortiGate device to view the device database.
  9. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN.
  10. Click Create New.
  11. The Create New WAN BGP Neighbor screen is shown:

  12. Configure the following:
  13. Name

    Enter the name of the WAN BGP neighbor.

    Description

    Enter a description of the template.

    Neighbor IP

    Enter an IP for the neighbor.

    Role

    Select standalone, primary, or secondary.

    Per-Device Mapping

    Switch per-device mapping to ON and click Create New. Configure the following:

     

    Mapped Device

    Enable/disable fail detection features for this interface.

     

    Description

    Specify a description.

     

    IP

    Specify the IP.

     

    Role

    Select standalone, primary, or secondary.

  14. Click OK.

Configure BGP Neighbor

Create SD-WAN rules to include Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) neighbors that are added in FortiGate devices.

To configure BGP Neighbor for per-device management:
  1. Go to Device Manager > [FortiGate] > Router > BGP.
  2. Under Neighbors, click Create New.
  3. In the Create New Neighbor screen, specify the IP and Remote AS. Click OK. Repeat this step to add multiple neighbors.
  4. Go to System Settings > All ADOMs.
  5. Double-click [ADOM_Name].
  6. In Central Management, clear the SD-WAN check box. Click OK.
  7. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN.
  8. Click Create New.
  9. In the Create New SD-WAN screen, select the FortiGate from the Device drop-down.The BGP Neighbors added in the FortiGate (Device Manager) automatically appear under Neighbor.

  10. Toggle the SD-WAN Status to ON.
  11. Configure the following Advanced Options:

    fail-alert-interfaces

    Select the port from the drop-down.

    fail-detect

    Select enable or disable.

    neighbor-hold-boot-time

    Specify in seconds.

    neighbor-hold-down

    Select enable or disable.

    neighbor-hold-down-time

    Specify in seconds.

  12. Click OK.
To configure BGP Neighbor for central management:
  1. Go to Device Manager > [FortiGate] > Router > BGP.
  2. Under Neighbors, click Create New.
  3. In the Create New Neighbor screen, specify the IP and Remote AS. Click OK. Repeat this step to add multiple neighbors.
  4. Go to System Settings > All ADOMs.
  5. Double-click [ADOM_Name].
  6. In Central Management, select the SD-WAN check box. Click OK.
  7. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
  8. Click the FortiGate device to view the device database.
  9. Go to Device Manager > SD-WAN.
  10. Click Create New.
  11. The Create New WAN BGP Neighbor screen is shown:

  12. Configure the following:
  13. Name

    Enter the name of the WAN BGP neighbor.

    Description

    Enter a description of the template.

    Neighbor IP

    Enter an IP for the neighbor.

    Role

    Select standalone, primary, or secondary.

    Per-Device Mapping

    Switch per-device mapping to ON and click Create New. Configure the following:

     

    Mapped Device

    Enable/disable fail detection features for this interface.

     

    Description

    Specify a description.

     

    IP

    Specify the IP.

     

    Role

    Select standalone, primary, or secondary.

  14. Click OK.