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About FortiTester on AWS

Overview

FortiTester™ appliances offer enterprises and service providers a cost-effective solution for performance testing and validating their network security infrastructure and services, providing a comprehensive range of application test cases to evaluate equipment and right-size infrastructure. All test functionality is included in one simple device-based license.

FortiTester provides powerful yet easy-to-use test cases that simulate many applications and a case history browser for simple analysis. It enables you to establish performance standards and run audits to validate they continue to be met. The virtual appliance version provides an ideal tester for NFV and SDN environments.

Instance Type Support

FortiTester supports the following instance types on AWS. Supported instances in the AWS marketplace listing may be changed without notice.

  • c5.large
  • c5.xlarge
  • c5.2xlarge
  • r4.large
  • r4.xlarge
  • r4.2xlarge

For up-to-date information on each instance type, see the following links:

  • Instance Types
  • https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/using-eni.html

Licensing

FortiTester on AWS supports BYOL (Bring Your Own License)order types. For the BYOL oder type, you need to buy licenses through Fortinet partners. If you don't have a partner, contact gcpsales@fortinet.com for assistance in purchasing a license.

The FortiTester-VM licenses specify the size of the virtual appliance you can deploy. The following table lists the FortiTester-VM licenses and the supported vCPU number. To ensure high performance, it's recommended to use a license with at least 4 vCPUs.

License vCPU

FTS-VM02

2

FTS-VM04 4
FTS-VM08 8

About FortiTester on AWS

Overview

FortiTester™ appliances offer enterprises and service providers a cost-effective solution for performance testing and validating their network security infrastructure and services, providing a comprehensive range of application test cases to evaluate equipment and right-size infrastructure. All test functionality is included in one simple device-based license.

FortiTester provides powerful yet easy-to-use test cases that simulate many applications and a case history browser for simple analysis. It enables you to establish performance standards and run audits to validate they continue to be met. The virtual appliance version provides an ideal tester for NFV and SDN environments.

Instance Type Support

FortiTester supports the following instance types on AWS. Supported instances in the AWS marketplace listing may be changed without notice.

  • c5.large
  • c5.xlarge
  • c5.2xlarge
  • r4.large
  • r4.xlarge
  • r4.2xlarge

For up-to-date information on each instance type, see the following links:

  • Instance Types
  • https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/using-eni.html

Licensing

FortiTester on AWS supports BYOL (Bring Your Own License)order types. For the BYOL oder type, you need to buy licenses through Fortinet partners. If you don't have a partner, contact gcpsales@fortinet.com for assistance in purchasing a license.

The FortiTester-VM licenses specify the size of the virtual appliance you can deploy. The following table lists the FortiTester-VM licenses and the supported vCPU number. To ensure high performance, it's recommended to use a license with at least 4 vCPUs.

License vCPU

FTS-VM02

2

FTS-VM04 4
FTS-VM08 8