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FortiSandbox VM on AWS

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Launching a FortiSandbox virtual instance in EC2

Choosing an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)

In the FortiSandbox search on AWS Marketplace, choose a FortiSandbox Amazon Machine Image.

Choosing an instance type

  1. From the list, select t2.medium for balanced burstable performance.
  2. Click Next: Configure Instance.

Configuring the instance

Configure the following instance details:

Details

Values

Number of Instances

1

Purchasing Option

N/A

Network

Select the FortiSandbox VPC you created

Subnet

Select the public subnet your created

Auto-Assign Public IP

Disable

IAM Role:

None

Shutdown Behavior

Stop

Enable Termination Protection

N/A

Monitoring

N/A

Tenancy

Shared - Run a shared hardware instance

eth0

Select the public subnet you created; Auto-Assign (or any IP in that subnet)

eth1

Select the private subnet you created; Auto-Assign (or any IP in that subnet)

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You can skip adding eth1 if you do not use Trial VMs or Custom VMs. You can always add it back when the instance has Stopped.

Adding storage

After configuring the Instance Details, click Next, Add Storage.

Adding tags

Do not configure anything on this page. Click Next, Configure Security Group.

Configuring the security group

  1. Click Create a New Security Group.
  2. Enter a name for the security group.
  3. Provide a description for the security group.
  4. Configure the following:

    Detail

    Value

    Type

    All Traffic

    You have the option to select TCP.

    Protocol

    All

    You have the option to select TCP.

    Port Range

    This value will be automatically selected when you select All under Protocol

    Following port options for TCP:

    • TCP/514
    • TCP/1344
    • TCP/11344

    Source

    Custom. Enter 0.0.0.0/0 as the SourceIP

  5. Click Review and Launch.

Reviewing the instance launch

  1. Review the page for the correct instance details.
  2. Click Launch. A dialog box will open to Create a New Key Pair.
  3. Enter a Key Pair Name.
  4. Click Download Key Pair and save the private key file.

    You can import an existing public key for remote access to the running instance.

  5. Click Launch Instances.
  6. After launching the instance, the next page displays the FortiSandbox instance up and running.

  7. Click View Instances to view the instance state.

    It will take a few moments for the status to change from Initializing to 2/2 Checks.

  8. Once the instance is running, click the instance and enter a name. For example, FortiSandbox.

  9. Select the created instance then go to Actions > Instance Settings > Get Instance Screenshot to view the status of the launched instance.

Launching a FortiSandbox virtual instance in EC2

Choosing an Amazon Machine Image (AMI)

In the FortiSandbox search on AWS Marketplace, choose a FortiSandbox Amazon Machine Image.

Choosing an instance type

  1. From the list, select t2.medium for balanced burstable performance.
  2. Click Next: Configure Instance.

Configuring the instance

Configure the following instance details:

Details

Values

Number of Instances

1

Purchasing Option

N/A

Network

Select the FortiSandbox VPC you created

Subnet

Select the public subnet your created

Auto-Assign Public IP

Disable

IAM Role:

None

Shutdown Behavior

Stop

Enable Termination Protection

N/A

Monitoring

N/A

Tenancy

Shared - Run a shared hardware instance

eth0

Select the public subnet you created; Auto-Assign (or any IP in that subnet)

eth1

Select the private subnet you created; Auto-Assign (or any IP in that subnet)

note icon

You can skip adding eth1 if you do not use Trial VMs or Custom VMs. You can always add it back when the instance has Stopped.

Adding storage

After configuring the Instance Details, click Next, Add Storage.

Adding tags

Do not configure anything on this page. Click Next, Configure Security Group.

Configuring the security group

  1. Click Create a New Security Group.
  2. Enter a name for the security group.
  3. Provide a description for the security group.
  4. Configure the following:

    Detail

    Value

    Type

    All Traffic

    You have the option to select TCP.

    Protocol

    All

    You have the option to select TCP.

    Port Range

    This value will be automatically selected when you select All under Protocol

    Following port options for TCP:

    • TCP/514
    • TCP/1344
    • TCP/11344

    Source

    Custom. Enter 0.0.0.0/0 as the SourceIP

  5. Click Review and Launch.

Reviewing the instance launch

  1. Review the page for the correct instance details.
  2. Click Launch. A dialog box will open to Create a New Key Pair.
  3. Enter a Key Pair Name.
  4. Click Download Key Pair and save the private key file.

    You can import an existing public key for remote access to the running instance.

  5. Click Launch Instances.
  6. After launching the instance, the next page displays the FortiSandbox instance up and running.

  7. Click View Instances to view the instance state.

    It will take a few moments for the status to change from Initializing to 2/2 Checks.

  8. Once the instance is running, click the instance and enter a name. For example, FortiSandbox.

  9. Select the created instance then go to Actions > Instance Settings > Get Instance Screenshot to view the status of the launched instance.