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Deploying FortiDeceptor VM on VMware

Once you have downloaded the FDC_VM-v1xx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip file and extracted the package contents to a folder on your management computer, you can deploy the OVF package to your VMware environment.

Prior to deploying the FortiDeceptor VM, ensure that the following are configured and functioning properly:

  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESX/ESXi) software must be installed on a server prior to installing FortiDeceptor VM. Go to http://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere-hypervisor/index.html for installation details.
  • VMware vSphere Client must be installed on the computer that you will be using for managing the FortiDeceptor VM.

The following topics are included in this section:

Deploying FortiDeceptor VM on VMware

Once you have downloaded the FDC_VM-v1xx-build0xxx-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip file and extracted the package contents to a folder on your management computer, you can deploy the OVF package to your VMware environment.

Prior to deploying the FortiDeceptor VM, ensure that the following are configured and functioning properly:

  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESX/ESXi) software must be installed on a server prior to installing FortiDeceptor VM. Go to http://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere-hypervisor/index.html for installation details.
  • VMware vSphere Client must be installed on the computer that you will be using for managing the FortiDeceptor VM.

The following topics are included in this section: