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mrigen
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Virtual Clustering Vdom traffic processing

Could you please provide a document or some information related to the following:
How does the HA traffic works when we have deploy the firewall cluster in Active/Standby mode with load balancing using Virtualized clustering in multi VDOM Environment.
For Example ::
Virtual Cluster 1
VDOMA , VDOM B , VDOM C, root
Virtual Cluster 2
VDOM D ,VDOM E , VDOM F
As the IP address is going to be the same , on what basis the traffic load balancing would take place.


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gfleming
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Traffic will be load balanced by virtue of which VDOM you attach to each virtual cluster. So in your example all traffic for VDOM D, E and F would be processed by VC2 and the others on VC1. It does not matter what IP addressing you use. It's VDOM-specific.

 

https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortigate/7.2.1/administration-guide/599385/ha-virtual-cluster-se...

Cheers,
Graham

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gfleming
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Staff

Traffic will be load balanced by virtue of which VDOM you attach to each virtual cluster. So in your example all traffic for VDOM D, E and F would be processed by VC2 and the others on VC1. It does not matter what IP addressing you use. It's VDOM-specific.

 

https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortigate/7.2.1/administration-guide/599385/ha-virtual-cluster-se...

Cheers,
Graham
mrigen

Thank you for the response gfleming.
All traffic to and from a given VDOM is sent to one of the FortiGates where it stays within its VDOM and is only processed by that VDOM

The above statement is understood

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