About FortiTester-VM on VMware ESXi
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.
About this document
This document provides the following information:
- How to deploy a FortiTester-VM in a VMware ESXi environment. To learn how to deploy FortiTester-VM on public cloud platforms, see https://docs2.fortinet.com/vm/product/fortitester.
- How to configure any required virtual hardware settings. For hypervisor deployments, it assumes you have already successfully installed a virtualization server on the physical machine or the required EC2 environment.
This document does not cover initial configuration of the virtual appliance, nor ongoing use and maintenance. After deploying the virtual appliance, for information on initial appliance configuration, see FortiTester Handbook.
This document is intended for administrators, not end users. If you have a user account on a computer that accesses websites through a FortiTester appliance, please contact your system administrator.