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VMware ESXi Cookbook

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Deployment package contents

You must create a 32 GB log disk.

For supported VMware hardware versions, see Compatibility for VM hardware versions.

The FortiGate-VM deployment package contains the following components:

Component

Description

fortios.vmdk

FortiGate-VM system hard disk in VMDK format.

datadrive.vmdk

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. This file will be deprecated in future releases.

FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet2.ovf

OVF template file for VMware vmxnet2 driver.

FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf

OVF template file for VMware vmxnet3 driver.

FortiGate-VM64.hw13.ovf

OVF template file for VMware ESXi 6.5 and later versions.

FortiGate-VM64.hw14.ovf

OVF template file for VMware ESXi 6.7 and later versions.

FortiGate-VM64.vapp.ovf

OVF template file for VMware vSphere, vCenter, and vCloud.

Note

Use the VMXNET3 interface (FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf template) if the FortiGate-VM will distribute workload to multiple processor cores.

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Deployment package contents

You must create a 32 GB log disk.

For supported VMware hardware versions, see Compatibility for VM hardware versions.

The FortiGate-VM deployment package contains the following components:

Component

Description

fortios.vmdk

FortiGate-VM system hard disk in VMDK format.

datadrive.vmdk

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. This file will be deprecated in future releases.

FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet2.ovf

OVF template file for VMware vmxnet2 driver.

FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf

OVF template file for VMware vmxnet3 driver.

FortiGate-VM64.hw13.ovf

OVF template file for VMware ESXi 6.5 and later versions.

FortiGate-VM64.hw14.ovf

OVF template file for VMware ESXi 6.7 and later versions.

FortiGate-VM64.vapp.ovf

OVF template file for VMware vSphere, vCenter, and vCloud.

Note

Use the VMXNET3 interface (FortiGate-VMxx.hw07_vmxnet3.ovf template) if the FortiGate-VM will distribute workload to multiple processor cores.