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Getting Started with FortiGate by Fabrizio Volpe, Rosato Fabbri

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VDOMs and virtual clustering

Virtual clustering supports a maximum of two FortiGate units in an FGCP cluster, with multiple active VDOMs. Both Active-Passive and Active-Active modes are supported. For every single VDOM we are able to configure a cluster, with a master and a slave unit. The network traffic that is directed to a certain cluster in a VDOM will stay inside this cluster. To keep the number of required interfaces as low as possible, the heartbeat interfaces configured for a VDOM are also used to keep the units in sync for all the clusters in the other VDOMs. Virtual clustering supports a load balancing mode called VDOM partitioning . The HA cluster will be configured as Active-Passive but we will have two or more virtual domains, with ...

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