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Auto Secure Peering initiated from PE appliance at DC site and branch site PE appliance

Configuration

To configure auto secure peering on a new Premium (Enterprise) Edition appliance at DC:

  • PE DC appliance is in LISTEN ON mode (on port 443). Branch PE appliance is in CONNECT-TO mode.
  • PE DC appliance initiates automatic secure peering to a PE Branch appliance which installs the Private CA Certs and CERT KEY Pairs and configures CONNECT-TO on the PE Branch appliance with DC EE’s LISTEN-ON IP.
  • LISTEN-ON IP for PE appliance is in the interface IP associated to the routing domain for which “Redirect to WANOP” is enabled.
  1. In the SD-WAN web GUI, navigate to Configuration > WAN Optimization > Secure Acceleration > Secure Peering. localized image

  2. Configure keystore by providing the keystore password or by disabling keystore. localized image

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  3. Enable Secure Peering by selecting Private CA to perform AUTOMATIC SECURE PEERING.

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  4. Click the ‘+’ icon and to add IP with username and password. After successful authentication with the remote IP and credentials provided, a request is sent to the remote machine that will install CA Certificate and the Private cert and key for itself locally on the remote machine.

    Note

    IP Address – IP Address of remote EE Appliance MANAGEMENT IP

    Username – Username of remote EE Appliance

    Password – Password of remote EE Appliance

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Monitoring

  1. To validate if the Private CA and Private Certificate Key pair is generated successfully, review the information displayed below.

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  2. View Secure Partner Information on the Premium (Enterprise) Edition appliance under Monitoring > WAN Optimization > Partners page.

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  3. On partner appliance, view Secure Partner Information on the Premium (Enterprise) Edition Appliance under Monitoring > Partners & Plug-ins > Secure Partners page.

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Troubleshooting

  1. View Secure Partner Success / Failure Information on the Premium (Enterprise) Edition Appliance under Monitoring > WAN Optimization > Partners > Secure Partners page.

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  2. On partner appliance, view Secure Partner Information on the Premium (Enterprise) Edition Appliance under Monitoring > Partners & Plug-ins > Secure Partners page.

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  3. On partner Appliance, view Secure Partner Information on the Premium (Enterprise) Edition Appliance under Monitoring > Appliance Performance > Logging page.

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Auto Secure Peering initiated from PE appliance at DC site and branch site PE appliance