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AliCloud Administration Guide

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Subscribing to the FortiGate-VM in the marketplace

To subscribe to the FortiGate-VM in the marketplace:
  1. Go to the AliCloud Marketplace and search for Fortinet.
  2. Create the FortiGate-VM instance. If you have your own FortiGate-VM license, select the BYOL image. Otherwise, select the on-demand image.
    1. Click Choose Your Plan.
    2. This example selects PAYG, Hong Kong, and Zone B for the pricing plan, region, and zone, respectively. Zone B is the location of the VPC and VSwitches. Click ECS Advance Purchase page to customize the data disk and VPC information.

    3. Add a data disk for logs. It is suggested to use SSD for better performance.

    4. In the Network section, select TP_FortiVPC and Forti_VSwitchFW. Assign a public IP address to the image.

    5. Continue to create the instance.

  3. Click Console to return to the ECS instance list.
  4. You can see that the VM has been created. Mark down the public IP address and the instance ID for later use. The instance ID is the FortiGate default password.

  5. You must now configure the default security group. Go to Security Groups, then click Configure Rules.
    1. Click Quickly Create Rules.
    2. Enable ports 80 and 443, then click OK.

  6. You can now access the FortiGate-VM in a web browser using the username "admin". The password is the instance ID.
  7. Change the password after the initial login.

Subscribing to the FortiGate-VM in the marketplace

To subscribe to the FortiGate-VM in the marketplace:
  1. Go to the AliCloud Marketplace and search for Fortinet.
  2. Create the FortiGate-VM instance. If you have your own FortiGate-VM license, select the BYOL image. Otherwise, select the on-demand image.
    1. Click Choose Your Plan.
    2. This example selects PAYG, Hong Kong, and Zone B for the pricing plan, region, and zone, respectively. Zone B is the location of the VPC and VSwitches. Click ECS Advance Purchase page to customize the data disk and VPC information.

    3. Add a data disk for logs. It is suggested to use SSD for better performance.

    4. In the Network section, select TP_FortiVPC and Forti_VSwitchFW. Assign a public IP address to the image.

    5. Continue to create the instance.

  3. Click Console to return to the ECS instance list.
  4. You can see that the VM has been created. Mark down the public IP address and the instance ID for later use. The instance ID is the FortiGate default password.

  5. You must now configure the default security group. Go to Security Groups, then click Configure Rules.
    1. Click Quickly Create Rules.
    2. Enable ports 80 and 443, then click OK.

  6. You can now access the FortiGate-VM in a web browser using the username "admin". The password is the instance ID.
  7. Change the password after the initial login.