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tpayne01
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How to create a working lab with a FortiGate 110c and public IP Address from my ISP

How to create a working lab with a FortiGate 110c and public IP Address from my ISP Has anyone created a stand-alone lab, using a FortiGate for testing configuration changes, updates, upgrades, and connecting with FortiManager. I have a pool of public IP Addresses from my ISP, just need to ensure that this lab cannot connect to production network initially. Could you please share your topology or any configs needed for setting this up? Regards!
Tim Payne Sr IT Support Specialist Barnes Areospace
Tim Payne Sr IT Support Specialist Barnes Areospace
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rwpatterson
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Just make sure both WAN addresses are on the same outside source and that the insides never touch. You should be good to go.

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Dave_Hall
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Our company has a standard internal/DMZ/public address space layout together with 3-4 vlans on the internal address space. FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer are in the DMZ. We have a " dummy" vlan set up for massive fgt configuration/deployment that only has access to the FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer. But for individual testing/deployment our workstations have " outside" ports with direct access to our public address space. For setting up a lab all you really need is one or two direct ports, physically connected to your " outside" switch if possible. Like Robert indicated just make sure your work lab WAN connection doesn' t touch your production network. This goes for any mult-homed computer you may be thinking of connecting to both networks.

NSE4/FMG-VM64/FortiAnalyzer-VM/6.0 (FWF30E/FW92D/FGT200D/FGT101E/FGT81E)/ FAP220B/221C

NSE4/FMG-VM64/FortiAnalyzer-VM/6.0 (FWF30E/FW92D/FGT200D/FGT101E/FGT81E)/ FAP220B/221C
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