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Prompt admin to register FortiManager with FortiCloud

FortiManager VM users are now required to register their VM license or get a free trial license. You can register a hardware device directly from the System Settings > Dashboard pane with FortiCloud.

This topic contains the following section:

Registering a VM license

Tooltip

To download a VM license file, log in to FortiCloud, and click Asset > Manage/View Products. Select a device from the list, and click the link in the License File field.

To register a VM license:
  1. Go to the FortiManager VM login page.
  2. Click Upload License, and take one of the following actions:
    • Drag and drop the license file onto the field.
    • Click Browse to navigate to the location of your license file on your computer.
  3. Click Upload.

Getting a trial VM license

If a VM license is not associated with your FortiCloud account, you can get a free trial license for up to three devices. Trial licenses do not expire.

To get a trial VM license:
  1. Go to the FortiManager VM login page.
  2. Click Login with FortiCloud.
  3. Enter your FortiCloud account credentials, and click Login. If you do not have a FortiCloud account, click Create Account.

    FortiManager VM connects to FortiCloud to get the trial license, and the system reboots.

  4. Log back into FortiManager VM.

  5. Go to System Settings > Dashboard to view the license status in the in the License Information widget.

  6. To view your trial license in FortiCloud, log in to your account, and click Asset > Manage/View Products.

Registering a hardware device

To register a hardware device:
  1. To verify the license is not registered, log in to FortiCloud, and click the Assets tab. If you do not see your device, then it is not registered.

  2. In FortiManager, go to System Settings > Dashboard.
  3. In the License Information widget, click Register Now.

  4. Enter your device information in the FortiCloud window, and click OK. FortiManager sends the information to FortiCloud.

    After the information is synchronized, the Status changes to Registered.

  5. Go back to the Assets page in FortiCloud to verify the device is registered.

    Viewing license information with the CLI

    You can view the license status and information by using the CLI.

    To view the license status in the CLI:

    get system status

    To view the license information in the CLI:

    diagnose debug vminfo

    To connect the VM to FortiCloud when you set up the device:

    diagnose debug enable

    diagnose debug application vmd <integer>

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How to Register FortiManger FAZ VM with FortiCloud Trial License

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  • 1 years ago

Prompt admin to register FortiManager with FortiCloud

FortiManager VM users are now required to register their VM license or get a free trial license. You can register a hardware device directly from the System Settings > Dashboard pane with FortiCloud.

This topic contains the following section:

Registering a VM license

Tooltip

To download a VM license file, log in to FortiCloud, and click Asset > Manage/View Products. Select a device from the list, and click the link in the License File field.

To register a VM license:
  1. Go to the FortiManager VM login page.
  2. Click Upload License, and take one of the following actions:
    • Drag and drop the license file onto the field.
    • Click Browse to navigate to the location of your license file on your computer.
  3. Click Upload.

Getting a trial VM license

If a VM license is not associated with your FortiCloud account, you can get a free trial license for up to three devices. Trial licenses do not expire.

To get a trial VM license:
  1. Go to the FortiManager VM login page.
  2. Click Login with FortiCloud.
  3. Enter your FortiCloud account credentials, and click Login. If you do not have a FortiCloud account, click Create Account.

    FortiManager VM connects to FortiCloud to get the trial license, and the system reboots.

  4. Log back into FortiManager VM.

  5. Go to System Settings > Dashboard to view the license status in the in the License Information widget.

  6. To view your trial license in FortiCloud, log in to your account, and click Asset > Manage/View Products.

Registering a hardware device

To register a hardware device:
  1. To verify the license is not registered, log in to FortiCloud, and click the Assets tab. If you do not see your device, then it is not registered.

  2. In FortiManager, go to System Settings > Dashboard.
  3. In the License Information widget, click Register Now.

  4. Enter your device information in the FortiCloud window, and click OK. FortiManager sends the information to FortiCloud.

    After the information is synchronized, the Status changes to Registered.

  5. Go back to the Assets page in FortiCloud to verify the device is registered.

    Viewing license information with the CLI

    You can view the license status and information by using the CLI.

    To view the license status in the CLI:

    get system status

    To view the license information in the CLI:

    diagnose debug vminfo

    To connect the VM to FortiCloud when you set up the device:

    diagnose debug enable

    diagnose debug application vmd <integer>