To register a PAYG license:
- Deploy and boot the FortiGate-VM pay as you go instance and log into the FortiGate-VM GUI management console.
- From the Dashboard, copy the VM's serial number.
- Go to Customer Service & Support and create a new account or log in with an existing account.
- Go to Asset > Register/Activate to start the registration process.
- In the Registration page, enter the serial number, and select Next to continue registering the product.
- After completing registration, contact Fortinet Customer Support and provide your FortiGate-VM instance's serial number and the email address associated with your Fortinet account.