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:
- Power on the VM.
- Go to the Console. Verify that you see the VM license install succeeded message and the subsequent reboot.
- 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.
- After logging in, use the
get system statuscommand to verify that the license is valid.
- Use the
get system interface physicalto verify that port1(configured in DHCP mode), has received an IP from the DHCP server.
- Attempt to ping
fortiguard.comto confirm that the FortiGate-VM can contact Fortinet for licensing and updates.