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Che_Ta
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Setup router in between modem and Fortigate 110C

Hi all,

 

Im new in this network field,

 

How can I configure network when i put router in between modem and Fortigate 110C.

 

As before this I'm using direct access from modem to Fortigate 110C.

 

Due to technical issue, I need to put router in between modem and Fortigate 110C.

 

Before this my modem is using X.X.X.217 and I just put it my Wan 1 IP/Network Mask.

 

But as router coming in the middle, my isp provider give me X.X.X.218 to be set in my Wan IP/Network Mask.

 

Regards.

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tnhafiz
New Contributor II

Hi Che Ta,

 

I believe this video will help you :)

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF1uvfEIr3M

 

 

 

Che_Ta
New Contributor

Hi tnhafiz,

 

Thank you for your reply.

 

But may I know why did not use Routing or NAT?

tnhafiz
New Contributor II

You can use both actually.Routing/Nat will require you to configure LAN & WAN of your fortigate to communicate properly.So if you want to use routing/NAT, you have to make sure you route all you internal to the gateway. And assign proper/correct IP address to the WAN port of your fortigate that connect to the router.

 

If using transparent mode, your fortigate will only act as a device to analyze/scan/inspection.

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