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Auto Secure Peering initiated from EE appliance at DC site and branch with standalone SD-WAN SE and WANOP appliance

Configuration

To configure a new Enterprise Edition appliance with auto secure peering at the DC site and Branch with Standalone SD-WAN and WANOP appliance:

  • EE DC appliance is in LISTEN ON mode (on port 443).
  • Branch standalone SD-WAN SE and WANOP is in CONNECT-TO mode.
  • EE DC appliance initiates automatic secure peering to Branch standalone SD-WAN SE and WANOP appliance which installs the Private CA Certs and CERT KEY Pairs and configures CONNECT-TO on the PE appliance with DC EE’s LISTEN-ON IP.
  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 the keystore. localized image

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

  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 WANOP Standalone or Standard Edition Appliance MANAGEMENT IP.

    Username – Username of remote WANOP Standalone or Standard Edition Appliance.

    Password – Password of remote WANOP Standalone or Standard Edition Appliance. localized image

After Successful Authentication, you can view Secure Peering as TRUE and the partner IP as one of the Virtual IP of the remote WANOP Standalone appliance.

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Monitoring

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

  2. View Secure Partner Information on the Enterprise Edition appliance under Monitoring > WAN Optimization > Partners page. localized image

  3. On partner appliance, View Secure Partner Information on the Enterprise Edition appliance under Monitoring > Partners & Plug-ins > Secure Partners page. localized image

Troubleshooting

  1. View Secure Partner Success / Failure Information on the Enterprise Edition appliance under Monitoring > WAN Optimization > Partners > Secure Partners page. localized image

  2. On partner appliance, view Secure Partner Information on the Enterprise Edition appliance under Monitoring > Partners & Plug-ins > Secure Partners page. localized image

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

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Auto Secure Peering initiated from EE appliance at DC site and branch with standalone SD-WAN SE and WANOP appliance