- On the main page of the Fortinet Technical Support website, under Download, click Firmware Images.
- Click the FortiWeb link and navigate to the version that you want to download.
- Download the appropriate
You use this file for new virtual appliance (VM) installations. It contains a deployable virtual machine package. (
.outimage files are for upgrades of existing installations only, and cannot be used for a new installation.)
Files for FortiWeb-VM have a
FWB_VMfile name prefix. Other prefixes indicate that the file is for hardware versions of FortiWeb such as FortiWeb 4000D. These hardware versions are not used with FortiWeb-VM.
If you have a library of virtual machine images stored on a CIFS or NFS share, download and unzip the folder there instead of on your management computer. When deploying the VM, you can also use a CIFS or NFS network share as the storage repository instead of a vDisk stored locally, on the hypervisor’s disk.
- Extract the
.zipcompressed archive’s contents to a folder.
- Continue by deploying the virtual appliance package using the appropriate deployment instructions in this guide.
For example, see Deploying FortiWeb-VM on VMware vSphere.