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Activating Deception VMs

The Deception VMs must be activated before they can be used on the network.

To activate Deception VMs:
  1. Download the Key license file from the Fortinet Customer Service & Support portal.
  2. Log in to the FortiDeceptor VM GUI and find the System Information widget on the dashboard.
  3. In the Firmware License field, select Upload License. The Firmware License Upload pane opens.
  4. Browse to the license file on the management computer then click Submit. The Deception VM will reboot.

Once the license for the Deception VM is activated, the network must be set up with Internet access to activate the Windows Operating System license for the Windows Deception VM. Ubuntu Operating System for the Linux Deception VM does not need activation.

Activating Deception VMs

The Deception VMs must be activated before they can be used on the network.

To activate Deception VMs:
  1. Download the Key license file from the Fortinet Customer Service & Support portal.
  2. Log in to the FortiDeceptor VM GUI and find the System Information widget on the dashboard.
  3. In the Firmware License field, select Upload License. The Firmware License Upload pane opens.
  4. Browse to the license file on the management computer then click Submit. The Deception VM will reboot.

Once the license for the Deception VM is activated, the network must be set up with Internet access to activate the Windows Operating System license for the Windows Deception VM. Ubuntu Operating System for the Linux Deception VM does not need activation.