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Download the FortiAuthenticator-VM software

Fortinet provides the FortiAuthenticator-VM software for 64-bit environments in two formats:

Upgrades: Download this firmware image to upgrade your existing FortiAuthenticator-VM installation.

  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out:

New Installations: Download for a new FortiAuthenticator-VM installation. Choose the package relevant to your environment.

  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip
  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.kvm.zip
  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.hyperv.zip
  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.xen.zip
Note

The zip file is available in hyperv and OVF formats, for MS Hyper-V and VMware ESXi respectively. The .out file can upgrade both.

For more information see the FortiAuthenticator product datasheet available on the Fortinet web site.

MS Hyper-V deployment package contents

The FAC_VM_HV-vxxx-buildxxxx-FORTINET.out.hyperv.zip file contains:

  • Snapshots folder:
    • Optionally, Hyper-V stores snapshots of the FortiAuthenticator-VM state here.
  • Virtual Hard Disks folder:
    • DATADRIVE.vhd: The FortiAuthenticator-VM log disk in VHD format.
    • fac.vhd: The FortiAuthenticator-VM system hard disk in VHD format.
  • Virtual Machines folder:
    • fortiauthenticator.xml: XML file containing virtual hardware configuration settings for Hyper-V.

VMware ESXi deployment package contents

The FAC_VM-vxxx-buildxxxx-FORTINET.out.ovp.zip file contains:

  • datadrive.vmdk: The FortiAuthenticator-VM log disk in VMDK format.
  • fac.vmdk: The FortiAuthenticator-VM system hard disk in VMDK format.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.ovf: OVF template file for the highest supported VMware hardware type (intel E1000 NIC Driver). To find out the hardware type of your OVF template, open the file with a text editor, and search vssd:VirtualSystemType.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hwXX.ovf: OVF template file for VMware Hardware Type XX (intel E1000 NIC Driver).

For compatibility of your VMware ESXi/ESX server and the various hardware types, see ESXi/ESX hosts and compatible virtual machine hardware versions list (2007240).

The FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip file contains the following files:

  • datadrive.vmdk: Virtual machine disk format file used by the OVF file.
  • fac.vmdk: Virtual machine disk format file used by the OVF file.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hw04.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware ESX 4.0 environments that support hardware version 4.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hw07.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware ESX 4.0 environments that support hardware version 7.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hw10.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware ESX 4.0 environments that support hardware version 10.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hw13.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware ESX 4.0 environments that support hardware version 13.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware.

KVM deployment package contents

The FAC_VM_KVM-vxxx-build0216-FORTINET.out.kvm.zip file contains the following QCOW2 and XML files:

  • datadrive.qcow2
  • fackvm.file
  • fackvm.xml
  • fackvm.qcow2
  • README.file

FortiAuthenticator-VM firmware images in the FortiCloud FTP directory are organized by firmware version, major release, and patch release. The firmware images in the directories follow a specific naming convention and each firmware image is specific to the device model. For example, the FAC_VM-v300-build0004-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip image found in the v3.0 directory is specific to the FortiAuthenticator-VM VMware environment.

Note

You can download the FortiAuthenticator Release Notes available on the Fortinet web site.

Note that the download steps below are for VMWare specifically. For other platforms, download the corresponding .ZIP deployment package.

To download the FortiAuthenticator-VM .ovf.zip package:
  1. Log into FortiCloud, select Download in the toolbar, and select Firmware Images from the dropdown list.
    The Firmware Images page opens.

  2. In the Firmware Images page, select FortiAuthenticator.
  3. Browse to the appropriate directory in the FTP site for the version that you would like to download.

  4. Download the .ovf.zip file and FortiAuthenticator Release Notes, and save these files to your management computer.
  5. Select the .ovf.zip file on your management computer and extract the files to a new file folder.

Download the FortiAuthenticator-VM software

Fortinet provides the FortiAuthenticator-VM software for 64-bit environments in two formats:

Upgrades: Download this firmware image to upgrade your existing FortiAuthenticator-VM installation.

  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out:

New Installations: Download for a new FortiAuthenticator-VM installation. Choose the package relevant to your environment.

  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip
  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.kvm.zip
  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.hyperv.zip
  • FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.xen.zip
Note

The zip file is available in hyperv and OVF formats, for MS Hyper-V and VMware ESXi respectively. The .out file can upgrade both.

For more information see the FortiAuthenticator product datasheet available on the Fortinet web site.

MS Hyper-V deployment package contents

The FAC_VM_HV-vxxx-buildxxxx-FORTINET.out.hyperv.zip file contains:

  • Snapshots folder:
    • Optionally, Hyper-V stores snapshots of the FortiAuthenticator-VM state here.
  • Virtual Hard Disks folder:
    • DATADRIVE.vhd: The FortiAuthenticator-VM log disk in VHD format.
    • fac.vhd: The FortiAuthenticator-VM system hard disk in VHD format.
  • Virtual Machines folder:
    • fortiauthenticator.xml: XML file containing virtual hardware configuration settings for Hyper-V.

VMware ESXi deployment package contents

The FAC_VM-vxxx-buildxxxx-FORTINET.out.ovp.zip file contains:

  • datadrive.vmdk: The FortiAuthenticator-VM log disk in VMDK format.
  • fac.vmdk: The FortiAuthenticator-VM system hard disk in VMDK format.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.ovf: OVF template file for the highest supported VMware hardware type (intel E1000 NIC Driver). To find out the hardware type of your OVF template, open the file with a text editor, and search vssd:VirtualSystemType.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hwXX.ovf: OVF template file for VMware Hardware Type XX (intel E1000 NIC Driver).

For compatibility of your VMware ESXi/ESX server and the various hardware types, see ESXi/ESX hosts and compatible virtual machine hardware versions list (2007240).

The FAC_VM-vxxx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip file contains the following files:

  • datadrive.vmdk: Virtual machine disk format file used by the OVF file.
  • fac.vmdk: Virtual machine disk format file used by the OVF file.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hw04.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware ESX 4.0 environments that support hardware version 4.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hw07.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware ESX 4.0 environments that support hardware version 7.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hw10.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware ESX 4.0 environments that support hardware version 10.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.hw13.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware ESX 4.0 environments that support hardware version 13.
  • FortiAuthenticator-VM.ovf: Open Virtualization Format file for VMware.

KVM deployment package contents

The FAC_VM_KVM-vxxx-build0216-FORTINET.out.kvm.zip file contains the following QCOW2 and XML files:

  • datadrive.qcow2
  • fackvm.file
  • fackvm.xml
  • fackvm.qcow2
  • README.file

FortiAuthenticator-VM firmware images in the FortiCloud FTP directory are organized by firmware version, major release, and patch release. The firmware images in the directories follow a specific naming convention and each firmware image is specific to the device model. For example, the FAC_VM-v300-build0004-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip image found in the v3.0 directory is specific to the FortiAuthenticator-VM VMware environment.

Note

You can download the FortiAuthenticator Release Notes available on the Fortinet web site.

Note that the download steps below are for VMWare specifically. For other platforms, download the corresponding .ZIP deployment package.

To download the FortiAuthenticator-VM .ovf.zip package:
  1. Log into FortiCloud, select Download in the toolbar, and select Firmware Images from the dropdown list.
    The Firmware Images page opens.

  2. In the Firmware Images page, select FortiAuthenticator.
  3. Browse to the appropriate directory in the FTP site for the version that you would like to download.

  4. Download the .ovf.zip file and FortiAuthenticator Release Notes, and save these files to your management computer.
  5. Select the .ovf.zip file on your management computer and extract the files to a new file folder.