Product Documentation

Auto Secure Peering to an EE appliance from a Standalone WANOP / SDWAN SE/WANOP on the DC site

Configuration

To perform auto secure peering an EE appliance from a standalone WANOP on the DC Side:

  1. On a standalone WANOP appliance at the data center, click Secure in the Secure Peering pane of the Secure Acceleration page.

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  2. Configure the keystore settings by providing the keystore password or by disabling the keystore.

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

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  4. The appliance level CA certificate and private Certificate and Key will be generated on the local WANOP and a table to add a REMOTE PEER TO Perform AUTO secure peering with is displayed.

  5. Click on the ‘+’ icon and a popup window to add IP address with username and password is dispalyed. After successful authentication with the remote IP with credentials provided, a request is sent to the remote machine that installs CA Certificate and the Private certificate and key for itself locally (on the remote machine).

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    Note

    • IP Address – IP Address of remote ENTERPRISE EDITION APPLIANCE MANAGEMENT IP
    • Username – Username of remote ENTERPRISE EDITION APPLIANCE
    • Password – Password of remote ENTERPRISE EDITION APPLIANCE

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    After Successful Authentication, you will see Secure Peering as TRUE and the partner IP address as one of the Virtual IP address of the remote Enterprise Edition Appliance.

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Monitoring

View Secure Partner Information on the Enterprise Edition Appliance under WANOPTIMIZATION > Partners **in the **Monitoring page.

  • Data Store Encryption can be performed on the Enterprise Edition appliance through feature enablement from the MCN under Optimization node for an Enterprise Edition appliance.

  • For an Enterprise Edition appliance, secure peering will always be enabled.

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

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

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

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Auto Secure Peering to an EE appliance from a Standalone WANOP / SDWAN SE/WANOP on the DC site