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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Create a new shaping profile

Create a new shaping profile to manage traffic.

To create a new shaping profile:
  1. Ensure you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects > Object Configurations.
  3. Go to Firewall Objects > Shaping Profile.
  4. Click Create New. The Create New Shaping Profile pane opens.

  5. Select or specify the values for the following and click OK:
  6. Name

    Specify the name for the shaping profile.

    Default Shaping Group

    Specify a default shaping group between 2-31.

    Comments

    Optionally enter comments about the shaping profile.

    Additional Shaping Groups

    Click Create New. Specify the Shaping Group, Guaranteed Bandwidth(%), Maximum Bandwidth(%) and Priority. Click OK.

After creating the shaping profile, go to Device Manager > Device & Groups > Managed Devices > [Device_Name]. In System:Interface, toggle Shaping Profile to ON. Select the newly created shaping profile and click OK.

 

After shaping profiles are defined, they can be assigned to each ADOM interface you want to do traffic shaping for egress. The shaping profile can be set as default as well as in dynamic mapping. Any changes to the shaping profile is applied to the FortiGate devices dynamically.

Create a new shaping profile

Create a new shaping profile to manage traffic.

To create a new shaping profile:
  1. Ensure you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects > Object Configurations.
  3. Go to Firewall Objects > Shaping Profile.
  4. Click Create New. The Create New Shaping Profile pane opens.

  5. Select or specify the values for the following and click OK:
  6. Name

    Specify the name for the shaping profile.

    Default Shaping Group

    Specify a default shaping group between 2-31.

    Comments

    Optionally enter comments about the shaping profile.

    Additional Shaping Groups

    Click Create New. Specify the Shaping Group, Guaranteed Bandwidth(%), Maximum Bandwidth(%) and Priority. Click OK.

After creating the shaping profile, go to Device Manager > Device & Groups > Managed Devices > [Device_Name]. In System:Interface, toggle Shaping Profile to ON. Select the newly created shaping profile and click OK.

 

After shaping profiles are defined, they can be assigned to each ADOM interface you want to do traffic shaping for egress. The shaping profile can be set as default as well as in dynamic mapping. Any changes to the shaping profile is applied to the FortiGate devices dynamically.