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OnSight for Azure installation

The FortiMonitor OnSight vCollector for Azure - available via the Azure Marketplace - allows you to deploy and run an OnSight from an Azure instance. The following sections detail the resource requirements and deployment steps.

Resource requirements

OnSight installation

  1. Within your Azure Portal, navigate to the Azure Marketplace.

  2. Search for FortiMonitor OnSight vCollector then select it from the search results.

  3. Click Create.

  4. From the Create a virtual machine page, fill out the fields as needed.

  5. Within the Instance details category, select a VM size by clicking Select size.

  6. Select B2s.

  7. For the Authentication type, select SSH public key. You can use an existing pair or generate a new key pair.

  8. Click Review and Create and confirm your configuration.

  9. Click Create to create the OnSight vCollector instance.

Register the OnSight

  1. SSH into your newly created OnSight vCollector instance using the key-pair you selected in the previous step.

  2. Register the OnSight by running sudo onsight register. You will also need your Customer Key. To obtain your Customer Key, visit the Control Panel and click your avatar then select My Account.
    This will add the appropriate repositories to the VM and begin downloading and configuring dependencies. This process should only take 2 - 3 minutes. Once the installation has completed, you will see a message similar to the following:

    The OnSight vCollector can be managed from the Control Panel. Follow the link outputted at the bottom of the installation success message.

OnSight for Azure installation

The FortiMonitor OnSight vCollector for Azure - available via the Azure Marketplace - allows you to deploy and run an OnSight from an Azure instance. The following sections detail the resource requirements and deployment steps.

Resource requirements

OnSight installation

  1. Within your Azure Portal, navigate to the Azure Marketplace.

  2. Search for FortiMonitor OnSight vCollector then select it from the search results.

  3. Click Create.

  4. From the Create a virtual machine page, fill out the fields as needed.

  5. Within the Instance details category, select a VM size by clicking Select size.

  6. Select B2s.

  7. For the Authentication type, select SSH public key. You can use an existing pair or generate a new key pair.

  8. Click Review and Create and confirm your configuration.

  9. Click Create to create the OnSight vCollector instance.

Register the OnSight

  1. SSH into your newly created OnSight vCollector instance using the key-pair you selected in the previous step.

  2. Register the OnSight by running sudo onsight register. You will also need your Customer Key. To obtain your Customer Key, visit the Control Panel and click your avatar then select My Account.
    This will add the appropriate repositories to the VM and begin downloading and configuring dependencies. This process should only take 2 - 3 minutes. Once the installation has completed, you will see a message similar to the following:

    The OnSight vCollector can be managed from the Control Panel. Follow the link outputted at the bottom of the installation success message.