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Licensing

Fortinet offers the FortiDeceptor VM in a stackable license model. This model allows you to expand your VM solution as your environment expands. For information on purchasing a FortiDeceptor VM license, contact your Fortinet Authorized Reseller, or visit https://www.fortinet.com/how_to_buy/.

When configuring your FortiDeceptor VM, ensure that you configure hardware settings as outlined in the following table and consider future expansion. Contact your Fortinet Authorized Reseller for more information.

Technical Specification

Details

Hypervisor Support

VMware ESXi version 5.1, 5.5, or 6.0 and later

Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM)

Virtual CPUs (min / max)

4 / Unlimited*

Virtual Network Interfaces

6

Virtual Memory (min / max)

8GB / Unlimited**

Virtual Storage (min / max)

200GB / 16TB***

* Fortinet recommends that the number of virtual CPUs is four plus the number of Deception VMs.

** Fortinet recommends that the size of virtual memory is 8GB plus 3 GB for every Deception VM clone.

*** Fortinet recommends that the size of virtual storage is 1TB for production environment.

For more information, see the FortiDeceptor product data sheet available on the Fortinet web site, https://www.fortinet.com/content/dam/fortinet/assets/data-sheets/FortiDeceptor.pdf.

After placing an order for FortiDeceptor VM, a license registration code is sent to the email address used in the order form. Use the license registration code provided to register the FortiDeceptor VM with Customer Service & Support at https://support.fortinet.com.

Upon registration, you can download the license file. You will need this file to activate your FortiDeceptor VM. You can configure basic network settings from the CLI to complete the deployment. Once the license file is uploaded and validated, the CLI and GUI will be fully functional.

Licensing

Fortinet offers the FortiDeceptor VM in a stackable license model. This model allows you to expand your VM solution as your environment expands. For information on purchasing a FortiDeceptor VM license, contact your Fortinet Authorized Reseller, or visit https://www.fortinet.com/how_to_buy/.

When configuring your FortiDeceptor VM, ensure that you configure hardware settings as outlined in the following table and consider future expansion. Contact your Fortinet Authorized Reseller for more information.

Technical Specification

Details

Hypervisor Support

VMware ESXi version 5.1, 5.5, or 6.0 and later

Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM)

Virtual CPUs (min / max)

4 / Unlimited*

Virtual Network Interfaces

6

Virtual Memory (min / max)

8GB / Unlimited**

Virtual Storage (min / max)

200GB / 16TB***

* Fortinet recommends that the number of virtual CPUs is four plus the number of Deception VMs.

** Fortinet recommends that the size of virtual memory is 8GB plus 3 GB for every Deception VM clone.

*** Fortinet recommends that the size of virtual storage is 1TB for production environment.

For more information, see the FortiDeceptor product data sheet available on the Fortinet web site, https://www.fortinet.com/content/dam/fortinet/assets/data-sheets/FortiDeceptor.pdf.

After placing an order for FortiDeceptor VM, a license registration code is sent to the email address used in the order form. Use the license registration code provided to register the FortiDeceptor VM with Customer Service & Support at https://support.fortinet.com.

Upon registration, you can download the license file. You will need this file to activate your FortiDeceptor VM. You can configure basic network settings from the CLI to complete the deployment. Once the license file is uploaded and validated, the CLI and GUI will be fully functional.