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Deploying FortiAuthenticator-VM on MS Hyper-V

Once you have downloaded the out.hyperv.zip file and extracted the package contents to a folder on your management computer, you can deploy the VHD package to your MS Hyper-V environment.

To deploy the FortiAuthenticator VHD template:
  1. As an administrator, launch the Hyper-V Manager and connect to your Hyper-V Server.
  2. Select the server in the right-hand menu and select Import Virtual Machine.

    The Import Virtual Machine page opens. Select Next to begin the VM Import process.

  3. Enter the location of the VM to be imported. This is the location of the folder that you extracted the FortiAuthenticator hyperv.zip file to.

  4. Select the FortiAuthenticator-VM and select Next.

  5. For the import type, choose Copy the virtual machine and select Next.

  6. Select Next if you wish to use the default storage location settings, or specify your own.

  7. Select Next if you wish to use the default VM hard disk storage settings, or specify your own.

  8. Select Finish to accept the configuration and complete the VM installation.

  9. The VM will be installed and will be displayed in the Hyper-V Manager. Once complete, and before the VM is started, the hardware settings can be modified. Right-click the new VM and select Settings....

Deploying FortiAuthenticator-VM on MS Hyper-V

Once you have downloaded the out.hyperv.zip file and extracted the package contents to a folder on your management computer, you can deploy the VHD package to your MS Hyper-V environment.

To deploy the FortiAuthenticator VHD template:
  1. As an administrator, launch the Hyper-V Manager and connect to your Hyper-V Server.
  2. Select the server in the right-hand menu and select Import Virtual Machine.

    The Import Virtual Machine page opens. Select Next to begin the VM Import process.

  3. Enter the location of the VM to be imported. This is the location of the folder that you extracted the FortiAuthenticator hyperv.zip file to.

  4. Select the FortiAuthenticator-VM and select Next.

  5. For the import type, choose Copy the virtual machine and select Next.

  6. Select Next if you wish to use the default storage location settings, or specify your own.

  7. Select Next if you wish to use the default VM hard disk storage settings, or specify your own.

  8. Select Finish to accept the configuration and complete the VM installation.

  9. The VM will be installed and will be displayed in the Hyper-V Manager. Once complete, and before the VM is started, the hardware settings can be modified. Right-click the new VM and select Settings....