Figure 2 Web based Manager and Evaluation License dialog box Upload the

Figure 2 web based manager and evaluation license

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Figure 2: Web-based Manager and Evaluation License dialog box Upload the FortiGate VM license file Every Fortinet VM includes a 15-day trial license. During this time the FortiGate VM operates in evaluation mode. Before using the FortiGate VM you must enter the license file that you downloaded from the Customer Service & Support website upon registration. To upload the FortiGate VM licence file: 1. In the Evaluation License dialog box, select Enter License . You can also upload the license file via the CLI using the following CLI command: execute restore vmlicense [ftp | tftp] <filenmame string> <ftp server>[:ftp port]
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FortiGate VM Initial Configuration Page 46 VM Installation for FortiOS 5.0 The license upload page opens. Figure 3: License upload page 2. Select Browse and locate the license file (. lic ) on your computer. Select OK to upload the license file. 3. Refresh the browser to login. 4. Enter admin in the Name field and select Login . The VM registration status appears as valid in the License Information widget once the license has been validated by the FortiGuard Distribution Network (FDN) or FortiManager for closed networks. Validate the FortiGate VM license with FortiManager You can validate your FortiGate VM license with some models of FortiManager. To determine whether your FortiManager unit has the VM Activation feature, see Features section of the FortiManager Product Data sheet . To validate your FortiGate VM with your FortiManager: 1. To configure your FortiManager as a closed network, enter the following CLI command on your FortiManager: config fmupdate publicnetwork set status disable end 2. To configure FortiGate VM to use FortiManager as its override server, enter the following CLI commands on your FortiGate VM: config system central-management set mode normal set type fortimanager set fmg <IPv4 address of the FortiManager device>
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FortiGate VM Initial Configuration Page 47 VM Installation for FortiOS 5.0 set fmg-source-ip <Source IPv4 address when connecting to the FortiManager device> set fortimanager-fds-override enable set vdom <Enter the name of the VDOM to use when communicating with the FortiManager device> end 3. Load the FortiGate VM license file in the Web-based Manager. Go to System > Dashboard > Status . In the License Information widget, in the Registration Status field, select Update . Browse for the .lic license file and select OK . 4. To activate the FortiGate VM license, enter the following CLI command on your FortiGate VM: execute update-now 5. To check the FortiGate VM license status, enter the following CLI commands on your FortiGate VM: get system status The following output is displayed: Version: Fortigate-VM v5.0,build0099,120910 (Interim) Virus-DB: 15.00361(2011-08-24 17:17) Extended DB: 15.00000(2011-08-24 17:09) Extreme DB: 14.00000(2011-08-24 17:10) IPS-DB: 3.00224(2011-10-28 16:39) FortiClient application signature package: 1.456(2012-01-17 18:27) Serial-Number: FGVM02Q105060000 License Status: Valid BIOS version: 04000002 Log hard disk: Available Hostname: Fortigate-VM Operation Mode: NAT Current virtual domain: root Max number of virtual domains: 10
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