Configuring virtual clustering with two VDOMs and VDOM partitioning – web-based manager

To connect the cluster to the network

1. Connect the port1 interfaces of FGT_ha_1 and FGT_ha_2 to a switch connected to the Internet.

2. Connect the port5 interfaces of FGT_ha_1 and FGT_ha_2 to switch connected to the Internet.

You could use the same switch for port1 and port5.

3. Connect the port2 interfaces of FGT_ha_1 and FGT_ha_2 to a switch connected to the internal network.

4. Connect the port6 interfaces of FGT_ha_1 and FGT_ha_2 to a switch connected to the engineering network.

5. Connect the port3 interfaces of the cluster units together. You can use a crossover Ethernet cable or regular

Ethernet cables and a switch.

6. Connect the port4 interfaces of the cluster units together. You can use a crossover Ethernet cable or regular

Ethernet cables and a switch.

7. Power on the cluster units.

The units start and negotiate to choose the primary unit and the subordinate unit. This negotiation occurs with no user intervention.

When negotiation is complete you can continue.

 

 

To configure VDOM settings for the cluster

1. Log into the CLI.

2. Enter the following command to enable multiple VDOMs for the cluster.

config system global

set vdom-admin enable end

3. Log back into the CLI.

4. Enter the following command to add the Eng_vdm VDOM:

config vdom

edit Eng_vdm end

5. Edit the port5 interface, add it to the Eng_vdm VDOM and configure other interface settings:

config global

config system interface edit port5

set vdom Eng_vdm

set alias Engineering_external set ip 172.20.12.143/24

next

edit port6

set vdom Eng_vdm

set alias Engineering_internal set ip 10.120.101.100/24

end

end


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