Bring your own license (BYOL) is perpetual licensing as opposed to on-demand, which is an hourly subscription. The BYOL license is available from resellers or your distributors.
You can deploy FortiManager-VMs on the AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). You must have an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) account prior to deploying the VM. You can deploy the FortiManager-VM using AWS marketplace launch or directly from the EC2 console.
With BYOL licensing, deploying FortiManager on AWS consists of the following steps:
- Initial deployment
- Registering and downloading your license
- Connecting to FortiManager
- Adding additional storage (optional)
With on-demand licensing, deploying FortiManager on AWS consists of the following steps: