I need to rename an existing Fortigate 100D VDOM. I cannot find the command unless it's really counter-intuitive. Furthermore, if this is not possible, can I copy the existing VDOM to a new one with the correct name?

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Be forewarned, you will probably need to reboot the Fortigate for the changes to take place.

  1. Backup your entire config (not just the vdom)
  2. Open the config in a text editor
  3. Do a Search and replace of the old vdom name with the new name.
  4. Save the config under a new name, so that you have a backup of the old config.
  5. Restore the new config.
  6. Your vdoms should now be renamed.

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