I am currently running FortiOS 6.4 on this FortiGate. The use case is to have an out-of-band interface that points to a separate routing table or in this case, a
VRF which stands for Virtual Routing and Forwarding. In my scenario I will create one interface
port22 as the
out-of-band interface. I configured a fake IP address and routed to a fake network just for this article.
Here you can see the standard interface configuration. The only difference is the addition of the
set vrf 1 statement.
Note: The default VRF is
Essentially anything routed across via this interface, will be part of
Here we can see entry
5 where I am creating a static route to
10.200.200.0/24 with a gateway of
22.214.171.124 and the device is
port22 (This route is now part of VRF1).
When we look at the routing table, we can see the two routes.
by issuing the
get route info routing-table all you can see that there is a route to
Note: See the default routing table which is
Hope this helps.