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VMware ESXi Cookbook

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Verifying the results

Boot the FortiGate-VM and open the console to verify that the VM is booting and utilizing the license file and day zero configuration file that was provided.

To verify the results:
  1. Power on the VM.

  2. Go to the Console. Verify that you see the VM license install succeeded message and the subsequent reboot.

  3. Upon completion of the boot sequence, you can verify that the FGT-VM hostname has changed to Example-Day0. Also verify that the license file has been verified and the license registration status has changed to VALID.

  4. After logging in, use the get system status command to verify that the license is valid.

  5. Use the get system interface physical to verify that port1(configured in DHCP mode), has received an IP from the DHCP server.

  6. Attempt to ping fortiguard.com to confirm that the FortiGate-VM can contact Fortinet for licensing and updates.

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Verifying the results

Boot the FortiGate-VM and open the console to verify that the VM is booting and utilizing the license file and day zero configuration file that was provided.

To verify the results:
  1. Power on the VM.

  2. Go to the Console. Verify that you see the VM license install succeeded message and the subsequent reboot.

  3. Upon completion of the boot sequence, you can verify that the FGT-VM hostname has changed to Example-Day0. Also verify that the license file has been verified and the license registration status has changed to VALID.

  4. After logging in, use the get system status command to verify that the license is valid.

  5. Use the get system interface physical to verify that port1(configured in DHCP mode), has received an IP from the DHCP server.

  6. Attempt to ping fortiguard.com to confirm that the FortiGate-VM can contact Fortinet for licensing and updates.