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Deployment package contents

Citrix XenServer

The FORTINET.out.CitrixXen.zip file contains:

  • fortios.vhd: the FortiGate VM system hard disk in VHD format
  • fortios.xva: binary file containing virtual hardware configuration settings
  • in the ovf folder:
  • FortiGate-VM64.ovf: Open Virtualization Format (OVF) template file, containing virtual hardware settings for Xen
  • fortios.vmdk: the FortiGate VM system hard disk in VMDK format
  • datadrive.vmdk: the FortiGate VM log disk in VMDK format

The ovf folder and its contents is an alternative method of installation to the .xva and VHD disk image.

OpenXEN

The FORTINET.out.OpenXen.zip file contains only fortios.qcow2, the FortiGate VM system hard disk in qcow2 format. You will need to manually:

  • create a 32GB log disk
  • specify the virtual hardware settings

Microsoft Hyper-V

The FORTINET.out.hyperv.zip file contains:

  • in the Virtual Hard Disks folder:
  • fortios.vhd: the FortiGate VM system hard disk in VHD format
  • DATADRIVE.vhd: the FortiGate VM log disk in VHD format
  • In the Virtual Machines folder:
  • fortios.xml: XML file containing virtual hardware configuration settings for Hyper-V. This is compatible with Windows Server 2012.
  • Snapshots folder: optionally, Hyper-V stores snapshots of the FortiGate VM state here

KVM

The FORTINET.out.kvm.zip contains only fortios.qcow2, the FortiGate VM system hard disk in qcow2 format. You will need to manually:

  • create a 32GB log disk
  • specify the virtual hardware settings

VMware ESX/ESXi

You will need to create a 32GB log disk.

The FORTINET.out.ovf.zip file contains:

  • fortios.vmdk: the FortiGate VM system hard disk in VMDK format
  • datadrive.vmdk: the FortiGate VM log disk in VMDK format
  • Open Virtualization Format (OVF) template files:
  • FortiGate-VM64.ovf: OVF template based on Intel e1000 NIC driver
  • FortiGate-VM64.hw04.ovf: OVF template file for older (v3.5) VMware ESX server
  • FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet2.ovf: OVF template file for VMware vmxnet2 driver
  • FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf: OVF template file for VMware vmxnet3 driver
  • note icon Use the VMXNET3 interface (FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf template) if the virtual appliance will distribute workload to multiple processor cores.