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About FortiGate for Azure

Deploying FortiGate on Azure

Deploying auto scaling on Azure

Single FortiGate-VM Deployment

Use case: High availability for FortiGate on Azure

Use case: Automatically updating dynamic addresses using Fabric connector

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Instance Type Support

FortiGate supports the following instance types on Microsoft Azure (hereafter Azure).

Supported instances on the Azure marketplace listing may change without notice and may vary between BYOL and PAYG. As of May 2018, instance type of A- and D-series no longer appear as deployable instances at the time you install FortiGate-VM on the marketplace launcher. FortiGate supports compute optimized instances: F-series, Fs-series, and Fsv2-series.

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

The following table provides information on compute-optimized instance types.

Instance type

vCPU

Max NIC

FortiGate minimum order (BYOL)

F1

1

2

FG-VM01 or FG-VM01v

F2, F2s, F2s_v2

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

F4, F4s, F4s_v2

4

4 (2 for F4s_v2)

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

F8, F8s, F8s_v2

8

8 (4 for F8s_v2)

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

F16, F16s, F16s_v2

16

8 (4 for F16s_v2)

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v

Resources

Instance Type Support

FortiGate supports the following instance types on Microsoft Azure (hereafter Azure).

Supported instances on the Azure marketplace listing may change without notice and may vary between BYOL and PAYG. As of May 2018, instance type of A- and D-series no longer appear as deployable instances at the time you install FortiGate-VM on the marketplace launcher. FortiGate supports compute optimized instances: F-series, Fs-series, and Fsv2-series.

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

The following table provides information on compute-optimized instance types.

Instance type

vCPU

Max NIC

FortiGate minimum order (BYOL)

F1

1

2

FG-VM01 or FG-VM01v

F2, F2s, F2s_v2

2

2

FG-VM02 or FG-VM02v

F4, F4s, F4s_v2

4

4 (2 for F4s_v2)

FG-VM04 or FG-VM04v

F8, F8s, F8s_v2

8

8 (4 for F8s_v2)

FG-VM08 or FG-VM08v

F16, F16s, F16s_v2

16

8 (4 for F16s_v2)

FG-VM16 or FG-VM16v