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Introduction

The SDN Connector serves as a gateway bridging SDN controllers and FortiGates. The SDN Connector registers itself to the SDN controller(s), which are part of Nuage VSP, polls interested objects, and translates them into address objects. The translated address objects and associated endpoints populate to the FortiGate.

If you plan to instantiate a large number of VMs in your SDN Connector environment, ensure you size the host VM or server appropriately. The following recommendations represent the minimum sizing numbers:

  • Memory: 4 GB
  • CPU: 2 vCPU
  • Disk: 20-50 GB
  • vNICs: 1

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Introduction

The SDN Connector serves as a gateway bridging SDN controllers and FortiGates. The SDN Connector registers itself to the SDN controller(s), which are part of Nuage VSP, polls interested objects, and translates them into address objects. The translated address objects and associated endpoints populate to the FortiGate.

If you plan to instantiate a large number of VMs in your SDN Connector environment, ensure you size the host VM or server appropriately. The following recommendations represent the minimum sizing numbers:

  • Memory: 4 GB
  • CPU: 2 vCPU
  • Disk: 20-50 GB
  • vNICs: 1