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Creating an instance

FortiManager can be deployed in the following ways:

  • Go to Alibaba Cloud > Marketplace and choose FortiManager. Click Choose Your Plan and continue from step 2 described below.
  • Create a deployment image as described in Creating the FortiManager deployment image and follow the steps below.
To create an instance:
  1. Go to Elastic Computer Service > Instances, and click Create Instance.

  2. Select the Billing Method, Region, and Instance Type.

  3. Select the Image uploaded in Creating the FortiManager deployment image. If you are deploying FortiManager from the Marketplace, the image is selected automatically. Specify the storage. Create a System Disk and a Data Disk. Click Next.

  4. In Network, select the VPC and the Switch created in Configuring a virtual private cloud. In Network Billing Method, select Assign Public IP. Select the Security Group created in Creating security groups. Click Next.

  5. Add tags and select a Deployment Set. This step is optional. Click Preview.

  6. Add tags and select a Deployment Set. This step is optional. Click Preview.

  7. Review the configuration, set an Automatic Release if required, and accept the Terms of Service

  8. Click Create Instance. The instance takes about 1 to 5 minutes to be created.

Creating an instance

FortiManager can be deployed in the following ways:

  • Go to Alibaba Cloud > Marketplace and choose FortiManager. Click Choose Your Plan and continue from step 2 described below.
  • Create a deployment image as described in Creating the FortiManager deployment image and follow the steps below.
To create an instance:
  1. Go to Elastic Computer Service > Instances, and click Create Instance.

  2. Select the Billing Method, Region, and Instance Type.

  3. Select the Image uploaded in Creating the FortiManager deployment image. If you are deploying FortiManager from the Marketplace, the image is selected automatically. Specify the storage. Create a System Disk and a Data Disk. Click Next.

  4. In Network, select the VPC and the Switch created in Configuring a virtual private cloud. In Network Billing Method, select Assign Public IP. Select the Security Group created in Creating security groups. Click Next.

  5. Add tags and select a Deployment Set. This step is optional. Click Preview.

  6. Add tags and select a Deployment Set. This step is optional. Click Preview.

  7. Review the configuration, set an Automatic Release if required, and accept the Terms of Service

  8. Click Create Instance. The instance takes about 1 to 5 minutes to be created.