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FortiGate-VM on VMware ESXi

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Deployment package contents for VMware ESXi

You will need to create a 32GB log disk.

The FortiGate-VM virtual appliance deployment package contains the following components:

  • fortios.vmdk: the FortiGate VM system hard disk in VMDK format
  • datadrive.vmdk: the FortiGate VM log disk in VMDK format
  • Open Virtualization Format (OVF) template files:
  • FortiGate-VM64.ovf: OVF template based on Intel e1000 NIC driver
  • FortiGate-VM64.hw04.ovf: OVF template file for older (v3.5) VMware ESX server
  • FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet2.ovf: OVF template file for VMware vmxnet2 driver
  • FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf: OVF template file for VMware vmxnet3 driver
  • note icon Use the VMXNET3 interface (FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf template) if the virtual appliance will distribute workload to multiple processor cores.

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Deployment package contents for VMware ESXi

You will need to create a 32GB log disk.

The FortiGate-VM virtual appliance deployment package contains the following components:

  • fortios.vmdk: the FortiGate VM system hard disk in VMDK format
  • datadrive.vmdk: the FortiGate VM log disk in VMDK format
  • Open Virtualization Format (OVF) template files:
  • FortiGate-VM64.ovf: OVF template based on Intel e1000 NIC driver
  • FortiGate-VM64.hw04.ovf: OVF template file for older (v3.5) VMware ESX server
  • FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet2.ovf: OVF template file for VMware vmxnet2 driver
  • FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf: OVF template file for VMware vmxnet3 driver
  • note icon Use the VMXNET3 interface (FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf template) if the virtual appliance will distribute workload to multiple processor cores.