General Settings of a Virtual Router
- Network > Virtual Routers > Router Settings > General
All virtual routers require that you assign Layer 3 interfaces and administrative distance metrics as described in the following table.
Virtual Router General Settings
Specify a name to describe the virtual router (up to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Select the interfaces that you want to include in the virtual router. Thus, they can be used as outgoing interfaces in the virtual router’s routing table.
To specify the interface type, refer to Network > Interfaces.
When you add an interface, its connected routes are added automatically.
Specify the following administrative distances:
Virtual Routers A virtual router is a function of the firewall that participates in Layer 3 routing. The firewall uses virtual routers to obtain routes ...
Configure a Static Route
Configure a Static Route Perform the following task to configure Static Routes or a default route for a virtual router on the firewall. Configure a ...
Configure OSPF OSPF determines routes dynamically by obtaining information from other routers and advertising routes to other routers by way of Link State Advertisements (LSAs). ...
Route Redistribution Route redistribution on the firewall is the process of making routes that the firewall learned from one routing protocol (or a static or ...
OSPF Network > Virtual Router > OSPF Configuring the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol requires you to configure the following general settings (except BFD, ...
Configure OSPFv3 OSPF supports both IPv4 and IPv6. You must use OSPFv3 if you are using IPv6. Configure general virtual router configuration settings. See Virtual ...
Static Routes Network > Virtual Routers > Static Routes Optionally add one or more static routes. Click the IP or IPv6 tab to specify the ...
Site-to-Site VPN with Static and Dynamic Routing
Site-to-Site VPN with Static and Dynamic Routing In this example, one site uses static routes and the other site uses OSPF. When the routing protocol ...
Network > Virtual Routers
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