FortiOS VMs

FortiManager supports the following types of licenses for FortiMeter:

  • Prepaid: FortiOS VM usage is prepaid by purchasing points.
  • Postpaid: The FortiOS VM is billed monthly based on usage.

The license determines whether FortiMeter is prepaid or postpaid.

The VM deployment packages are included with firmware images on the Customer Service & Support site, and have the following format: FOS_VMxx-vX-buildXXXX-Fortinet.out. In FortiManager, the VM will be listed as a FortiOS VM.

FortiManager also supports metering for FortiOS VM HA clusters.