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Azure new instance type support

FortiOS 7.2.0 adds support for new Azure instance types as follows:

  • DV4 and DsV4-series
  • Dav4 and Dasv4-series
  • Dv5 and Dsv5-series
  • Dasv5 and Dadsv5-series

The DV4 and DsV4-series contain support for Intel Xeon (Ice Lake [2020] and Cascade Lake [2018]) for general purpose workloads. The DsV4 series has the option for premium storage:

Instance Type

vCPU

Max NIC

Recommended BYOL license

DV4 series

Standard_D2_v4

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4_v4

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8_v4

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16_v4

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32_v4

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

DsV4 series

Standard_D2s_v4

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4s_v4

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8s_v4

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16s_v4

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32s_v4

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

The Dav4 and Dasv4-series contain support for second generation AMD EPYC 7452 (Rome 2019) for production/multithreaded workloads. The DaSV4 series has the option for premium storage:

Instance Type

vCPU

Max NIC

Recommended BYOL license

DaV4 series

Standard_D2a_v4

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4a_v4

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8a_v4

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16a_v4

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32a_v4

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

DasV4 series

Standard_D2as_v4

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4as_v4

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8as_v4

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16as_v4

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32as_v4

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

The Dv5 and Dsv5-series contain support exclusively for Intel Xeon (Ice Lake [2020]) for general purpose workloads. A premium storage tier is available on Dsv5:

Instance Type

vCPU

Max NIC

Recommended BYOL license

DV5 series

Standard_D2_v5

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4_v5

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8_v5

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16_v5

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32_v5

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

DsV5 Series

Standard_D2s_v5

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4s_v5

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8s_v5

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16s_v5

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32s_v5

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

The Dasv5 and Dadsv5-series contain support for third generation AMD EPYC 7763v (Milan 2021) for production/multithreaded workloads:

Instance Type

vCPU

Max NIC

Recommended BYOL license

DasV5 Series

Standard_D2as_v5

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4as_v5

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8as_v5

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16as_v5

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32as_v5

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

DadsV5 Series

Standard_D2ads_v5

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4ads_v5

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8ads_v5

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16ads_v5

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32ads_v5

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

Azure new instance type support

FortiOS 7.2.0 adds support for new Azure instance types as follows:

  • DV4 and DsV4-series
  • Dav4 and Dasv4-series
  • Dv5 and Dsv5-series
  • Dasv5 and Dadsv5-series

The DV4 and DsV4-series contain support for Intel Xeon (Ice Lake [2020] and Cascade Lake [2018]) for general purpose workloads. The DsV4 series has the option for premium storage:

Instance Type

vCPU

Max NIC

Recommended BYOL license

DV4 series

Standard_D2_v4

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4_v4

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8_v4

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16_v4

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32_v4

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

DsV4 series

Standard_D2s_v4

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4s_v4

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8s_v4

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16s_v4

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32s_v4

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

The Dav4 and Dasv4-series contain support for second generation AMD EPYC 7452 (Rome 2019) for production/multithreaded workloads. The DaSV4 series has the option for premium storage:

Instance Type

vCPU

Max NIC

Recommended BYOL license

DaV4 series

Standard_D2a_v4

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4a_v4

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8a_v4

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16a_v4

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32a_v4

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

DasV4 series

Standard_D2as_v4

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4as_v4

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8as_v4

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16as_v4

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32as_v4

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

The Dv5 and Dsv5-series contain support exclusively for Intel Xeon (Ice Lake [2020]) for general purpose workloads. A premium storage tier is available on Dsv5:

Instance Type

vCPU

Max NIC

Recommended BYOL license

DV5 series

Standard_D2_v5

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4_v5

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8_v5

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16_v5

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32_v5

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

DsV5 Series

Standard_D2s_v5

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4s_v5

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8s_v5

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16s_v5

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32s_v5

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

The Dasv5 and Dadsv5-series contain support for third generation AMD EPYC 7763v (Milan 2021) for production/multithreaded workloads:

Instance Type

vCPU

Max NIC

Recommended BYOL license

DasV5 Series

Standard_D2as_v5

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4as_v5

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8as_v5

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16as_v5

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32as_v5

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v

DadsV5 Series

Standard_D2ads_v5

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

Standard_D4ads_v5

4

2

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

Standard_D8ads_v5

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

Standard_D16ads_v5

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Standard_D32ads_v5

32

8

FG-VM32 or FG-VM32v