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Installing FortiSIEM Azure Super/Worker

This document provides instructions to install FortiSIEM Azure Super/Worker. Currently, FortiSIEM images are not available in Azure market place. It is recommended to use your own account to download and launch FortiSIEM Virtual Machine (VM).

  1. Download FortiSIEM Azure Super image (vhd) file from the Fortinet Support website https://support.fortinet.com. See "Downloading FortiSIEM Products" for more information on downloading products from the support website.

  2. Log in to Azure portal.

  3. Upload the vhd file in the Azure Portal:

    1. Click Storage Accounts and select the storage account where the Security Access Manager vhd file will be uploaded to. If you do not have a storage account, click Add to create one.

      Note: The selected location will determine where the image can be created and subsequently deployed.

    2. Under Blob Service, select Containers.

    3. Select a container to upload the Security Access Manager vhd file. If you do not have a storage container, click Add Container to create one.

    4. Click Upload and select the Azure-compliant Security Access Manager vhd file to upload. Ensure that the Blob type is set to "Page Blob".

      This process might take a long time depending on your network connection and the location of your Azure storage account

  4. Create an image in the Azure Portal:

    1. Select Images and click Add to create a new image.

      1. Enter a Name for the image. Remember that this image is a template that will be later deployed to a virtual machine with a different name.

      2. Ensure that the location is the same as the location of your storage account.

      3. In the OS disk section:

      • Select Linux and the OS type.

      • Click Browse on the Storage Blob field. A new panel will list your storage accounts.

      • Using this panel, navigate through the storage account and container to locate the Security Access Manager vhd that was uploaded.

    2. Click Create to start the image creation process. This process typically takes few minutes to complete.

  5. When the process is completed, return to the Images panel and verify that the new image was created. This image can now be used to deploy new Security Access Manager virtual machines in Azure.

  • Go to All services > Images and select the Virtual Image created in Step 4 above.

  • Click Create VM to create a VM and launch with reference to the Azure documentation here:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/quick-create-portal

    Note: You must use the image from Step 5 above instead of selecting one from Azure Marketplace. Follow the minimum hardware requirements for the Collector with reference to the FortiSIEM Sizing Guide.

    Click Add disks and add three disks.

    • 50GB for opt

    • 60GB for svn

    • 60GB for cmdb

  • Go to All Services > Virtual machines, then click the recently created VM.

  • On the VM, go to Settings > Networking and click Network Interface > Settings > IP configurations, then click "ipconfig1" to change Private IP address settings to "Static" and save the changes.

  • Connect to the VM.

  • Run command execute factoryreset.

  • After factoryreset executes successfully, reboot the system.

  • After system is up and running, connect to the VM and run the command /opt/vmware/share/vami/vami_config_net.

  • Respond to the questions asked by the system.

  • Installing FortiSIEM Azure Super/Worker

    This document provides instructions to install FortiSIEM Azure Super/Worker. Currently, FortiSIEM images are not available in Azure market place. It is recommended to use your own account to download and launch FortiSIEM Virtual Machine (VM).

    1. Download FortiSIEM Azure Super image (vhd) file from the Fortinet Support website https://support.fortinet.com. See "Downloading FortiSIEM Products" for more information on downloading products from the support website.

    2. Log in to Azure portal.

    3. Upload the vhd file in the Azure Portal:

      1. Click Storage Accounts and select the storage account where the Security Access Manager vhd file will be uploaded to. If you do not have a storage account, click Add to create one.

        Note: The selected location will determine where the image can be created and subsequently deployed.

      2. Under Blob Service, select Containers.

      3. Select a container to upload the Security Access Manager vhd file. If you do not have a storage container, click Add Container to create one.

      4. Click Upload and select the Azure-compliant Security Access Manager vhd file to upload. Ensure that the Blob type is set to "Page Blob".

        This process might take a long time depending on your network connection and the location of your Azure storage account

    4. Create an image in the Azure Portal:

      1. Select Images and click Add to create a new image.

        1. Enter a Name for the image. Remember that this image is a template that will be later deployed to a virtual machine with a different name.

        2. Ensure that the location is the same as the location of your storage account.

        3. In the OS disk section:

        • Select Linux and the OS type.

        • Click Browse on the Storage Blob field. A new panel will list your storage accounts.

        • Using this panel, navigate through the storage account and container to locate the Security Access Manager vhd that was uploaded.

      2. Click Create to start the image creation process. This process typically takes few minutes to complete.

    5. When the process is completed, return to the Images panel and verify that the new image was created. This image can now be used to deploy new Security Access Manager virtual machines in Azure.

  • Go to All services > Images and select the Virtual Image created in Step 4 above.

  • Click Create VM to create a VM and launch with reference to the Azure documentation here:

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/quick-create-portal

    Note: You must use the image from Step 5 above instead of selecting one from Azure Marketplace. Follow the minimum hardware requirements for the Collector with reference to the FortiSIEM Sizing Guide.

    Click Add disks and add three disks.

    • 50GB for opt

    • 60GB for svn

    • 60GB for cmdb

  • Go to All Services > Virtual machines, then click the recently created VM.

  • On the VM, go to Settings > Networking and click Network Interface > Settings > IP configurations, then click "ipconfig1" to change Private IP address settings to "Static" and save the changes.

  • Connect to the VM.

  • Run command execute factoryreset.

  • After factoryreset executes successfully, reboot the system.

  • After system is up and running, connect to the VM and run the command /opt/vmware/share/vami/vami_config_net.

  • Respond to the questions asked by the system.