Configure Route Redistribution and OSPF

Configure route redistribution to make routing information from the firewall available to the external-facing routers attached to your leaf switches. Then configure OSPF on the firewall and assign a router-id, area number, and interface to form adjacencies.
  1. Configure route redistribution.
    1. Select NetworkVirtual Routers and click on the virtual router you created earlier.
    2. Select Redistribution ProfileIPv4Add.
    3. Enter a descriptive Name for your redistribution profile.
    4. Enter a priority.
    5. For Redistribute, select Redist.
    6. Check connect and static under General Filters.
    7. Click OK.
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  2. Configure OSPF.
    1. Select NetworkVirtual Routers and click on the virtual router you created earlier.
    2. Select Router SettingsECMP and select Enable.
    3. Select OSPF and choose Enable.
    4. Enter the OSPF Router ID.
    5. Under Area, click Add.
    6. Enter the Area ID. This value must match the value you assigned when you created the external routed network on the APIC. On the firewall, this must be entered in dotted decimal form. For example, if you entered an Area ID of 10 in the APIC, the equivalent on the firewall is 0.0.0.10.
    7. Select InterfaceAdd.
    8. Enter the interface that connects to your external network EPG and click OK.
    9. Select Export RulesAdd.
    10. Select the Redistribution Profile you created above from the Name drop-down and click OK.
    11. Select Allow Redistribute Default Route.
    12. Click OK.
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