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FortiGate-VM models and licensing

Fortinet offers the FortiGate-VM in five virtual appliance models, which are determined by license. When configuring the FortiGate-VM, ensure that the hardware settings are within the ranges outlined below. Contact your Fortinet Authorized Reseller for more information.

FortiGate-VM model information
Technical Specification FG-VM00 FG-VM01 FG-VM02 FG-VM04 FG-VM08
Virtual CPUs
(min / max)
1 / 1 1 / 1 1 / 2 1 / 4 1 / 8
Virtual Network
Interfaces (min / max)
2 / 10
Virtual Memory
(min / max)
1GB / 2GB 1GB / 2GB 1GB / 4GB 1GB / 6GB 1GB /12GB
Virtual Storage
(min / max)
32GB / 2TB
Managed Wireless APs
(tunnel mode / global)
32 / 32 32 / 64 256 / 512 256 / 512 1024 / 4096
Virtual Domains
(default / max)
1 / 2 10 / 10 10 / 25 10 / 50 10 / 250
tooltip icon The min/max values can change. In this case, manually change the settings for the VM to accommodate the new parameters.

When you submit an order for a FortiGate-VM virtual appliance, a license registration code is sent to the email address entered on the order form. Use this code to register the FortiGate-VM virtual appliance with Customer Service & Support, and then download the license file. After you upload the license to the FortiGate-VM virtual appliance and validate it, your FortiGate-VM virtual appliance is fully functional.

caution icon The number of Virtual Network Interfaces is not solely dependent on the FortiGate-VM. Some virtual environments have their own limitations on the number of interfaces allowed.

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FortiGate-VM models and licensing

Fortinet offers the FortiGate-VM in five virtual appliance models, which are determined by license. When configuring the FortiGate-VM, ensure that the hardware settings are within the ranges outlined below. Contact your Fortinet Authorized Reseller for more information.

FortiGate-VM model information
Technical Specification FG-VM00 FG-VM01 FG-VM02 FG-VM04 FG-VM08
Virtual CPUs
(min / max)
1 / 1 1 / 1 1 / 2 1 / 4 1 / 8
Virtual Network
Interfaces (min / max)
2 / 10
Virtual Memory
(min / max)
1GB / 2GB 1GB / 2GB 1GB / 4GB 1GB / 6GB 1GB /12GB
Virtual Storage
(min / max)
32GB / 2TB
Managed Wireless APs
(tunnel mode / global)
32 / 32 32 / 64 256 / 512 256 / 512 1024 / 4096
Virtual Domains
(default / max)
1 / 2 10 / 10 10 / 25 10 / 50 10 / 250
tooltip icon The min/max values can change. In this case, manually change the settings for the VM to accommodate the new parameters.

When you submit an order for a FortiGate-VM virtual appliance, a license registration code is sent to the email address entered on the order form. Use this code to register the FortiGate-VM virtual appliance with Customer Service & Support, and then download the license file. After you upload the license to the FortiGate-VM virtual appliance and validate it, your FortiGate-VM virtual appliance is fully functional.

caution icon The number of Virtual Network Interfaces is not solely dependent on the FortiGate-VM. Some virtual environments have their own limitations on the number of interfaces allowed.