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About FortiGate for AWS

Deploying FortiGate on AWS

Deploying Auto Scaling on AWS

Single FortiGate-VM Deployment

Use Case: High Availability for FortiGate on AWS

Security Fabric Connector Integration with AWS

Resources

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Instance Type Support

FortiGate supports the following instance types on AWS. Supported instances in the AWS marketplace listing may be changed without notice and may vary between BYOL and PAYG models. See Order types. As of May 2018, C3 and M-series instances no longer appear as recommended instances.

Note when you run FortiGate-native active-passive HA, each FortiGate instance requires four network interfaces (port 1 to port 4). For details, see FortiGate-native active-passive HA.

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

Instance category

Instance type

vCPU

Max NIC (enabled by AWS)

FortiGate minimum order (BYOL)

General purpose

T2.small

1

2

FG-VM01 or FG-VM01v

Compute optimized

C4.large

2

3

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

C4.xlarge

4

4

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

C4.2xlarge

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

C4.4xlarge

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

C4.8xlarge

36

8

FG-VMUL or FG-VMULv

C5.large (recommended by default)

2

3

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

C5.xlarge

4

4

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

C5.2xlarge

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

C5.4xlarge

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

C5.9xlarge

36

8

FG-VMUL or FG-VMULv

C5.18xlarge

72

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Resources

Instance Type Support

FortiGate supports the following instance types on AWS. Supported instances in the AWS marketplace listing may be changed without notice and may vary between BYOL and PAYG models. See Order types. As of May 2018, C3 and M-series instances no longer appear as recommended instances.

Note when you run FortiGate-native active-passive HA, each FortiGate instance requires four network interfaces (port 1 to port 4). For details, see FortiGate-native active-passive HA.

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

Instance category

Instance type

vCPU

Max NIC (enabled by AWS)

FortiGate minimum order (BYOL)

General purpose

T2.small

1

2

FG-VM01 or FG-VM01v

Compute optimized

C4.large

2

3

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

C4.xlarge

4

4

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

C4.2xlarge

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

C4.4xlarge

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

C4.8xlarge

36

8

FG-VMUL or FG-VMULv

C5.large (recommended by default)

2

3

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

C5.xlarge

4

4

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

C5.2xlarge

8

4

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

C5.4xlarge

16

8

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

C5.9xlarge

36

8

FG-VMUL or FG-VMULv

C5.18xlarge

72

15