How to add new Secondary internet connection to Fortinet\Fortigate Router

  1. Add new WAN interface, enable for Ping and HTTPS
  2. Add a new Static Route with the gateway of ISP with interface of above
  3. Make sure the distance is the same as the existing WAN interface( without the same distance it won’t appear in the routing table )
  4. Try and ping ISP Gateway from CLI
  5. Test Inbound access to https (on right port ) 
  6. Add Policies for new Interface Inbound and Outbound
  7. Make sure the priority is lower than the existing WAN connection for testing, when ready to match existing priority
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Tags: distance, Fortigate, Fortinet, internet, new, wan

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