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QuentinR
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How to configure 2 FortiGate's to talk to one another

I have 2 FortiGate 51E's that are at remote sites but connected together using a LAN port on each firewall, connected over an ISP provided LAN Extension. Both of these FortiGate's are on the same private subnet and talk directly to each other.

 

Is there a functionality available where I can let each device discover each other? Connectivity and traffic routing is working fine, I was just wondering if there was a similar functionality like the Managed FortiSwitch interface where I can see each hardware device connected to each other and was wondering if that was a thing, and if so, what other additional functionality would that provide?

 

Both FortiGate's are running FortiOS v6.0.12 build0419 (GA)

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JonasV
New Contributor III

Hi @QuentinR,
Try look into the FortiOS Security Fabric:
https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortigate/6.0.0/handbook/378979/topology
It might be what you are requesting.

Kind regards

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JonasV
New Contributor III

Hi @QuentinR,
Try look into the FortiOS Security Fabric:
https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortigate/6.0.0/handbook/378979/topology
It might be what you are requesting.

Kind regards
QuentinR

Thanks @JonasV this is what I was looking for. Looks like I will need FortiAnalyzer.