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Deploying FortiGate on Nutanix

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Uploading the FortiGate Deployment Image to Nutanix

  1. Log into the Nutanix management console.
  2. Upload the FortiGate-VM image:
    1. Go to Explore > Images.
    2. Click Add Image.
    3. Under Image Source, click Image File.
    4. In the Add Images window, click Add File.
    5. Select the VM image file downloaded in Obtaining the Deployment Image.
    6. In the IMAGE TYPE dropdown list, ensure Disk is selected.
    7. In the IMAGE DESCRIPTION field, enter the desired description.
    8. Click Save.
    9. Wait a few minutes, then refresh the browser. You will find the newly created VM image in the Explore > Images list.
  3. Check that Nutanix Image Service reports the VM image as active:
    1. In the Nutanix management console, go to the main dashboard.
    2. Under Cluster Storage, click the current cluster.
    3. Click Launch Prism Element.
    4. Go to Settings > Image Configuration.
    5. In the Image Configuration window, ensure that the newly created VM is listed as active.

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Uploading the FortiGate Deployment Image to Nutanix

  1. Log into the Nutanix management console.
  2. Upload the FortiGate-VM image:
    1. Go to Explore > Images.
    2. Click Add Image.
    3. Under Image Source, click Image File.
    4. In the Add Images window, click Add File.
    5. Select the VM image file downloaded in Obtaining the Deployment Image.
    6. In the IMAGE TYPE dropdown list, ensure Disk is selected.
    7. In the IMAGE DESCRIPTION field, enter the desired description.
    8. Click Save.
    9. Wait a few minutes, then refresh the browser. You will find the newly created VM image in the Explore > Images list.
  3. Check that Nutanix Image Service reports the VM image as active:
    1. In the Nutanix management console, go to the main dashboard.
    2. Under Cluster Storage, click the current cluster.
    3. Click Launch Prism Element.
    4. Go to Settings > Image Configuration.
    5. In the Image Configuration window, ensure that the newly created VM is listed as active.