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Registering the FortiGate-VM

Registering the FortiGate-VM with Customer Service & Support allows you to obtain the FortiGate-VM license file.

To register the FortiGate-VM:
  1. Log in to the Customer Service & Support site using a support account, or select Sign Up to create an account.
  2. In the main page, under Asset, select Register/Activate.
  3. In the Registration page, enter the registration code that you received via email, and select Register to access the registration form.
  4. If you register the S-series subscription model, the site prompts you to select one of the following:
    1. Click Register to newly register the code to acquire a new serial number with a new license file.
    2. Click Renew to renew and extend the licensed period on top of the existing serial number, so that all features on the VM node continue working uninterrupted upon license renewal.

  5. Complete and submit the registration form.
  6. In the registration acknowledgment page, click the License File Download link.
  7. Save the license file (.lic) to your local computer. See Uploading the FortiGate-VM virtual appliance license or Validating the FortiGate-VM license with FortiManager for information about uploading the license file to your FortiGate-VM via the GUI.

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Registering the FortiGate-VM

Registering the FortiGate-VM with Customer Service & Support allows you to obtain the FortiGate-VM license file.

To register the FortiGate-VM:
  1. Log in to the Customer Service & Support site using a support account, or select Sign Up to create an account.
  2. In the main page, under Asset, select Register/Activate.
  3. In the Registration page, enter the registration code that you received via email, and select Register to access the registration form.
  4. If you register the S-series subscription model, the site prompts you to select one of the following:
    1. Click Register to newly register the code to acquire a new serial number with a new license file.
    2. Click Renew to renew and extend the licensed period on top of the existing serial number, so that all features on the VM node continue working uninterrupted upon license renewal.

  5. Complete and submit the registration form.
  6. In the registration acknowledgment page, click the License File Download link.
  7. Save the license file (.lic) to your local computer. See Uploading the FortiGate-VM virtual appliance license or Validating the FortiGate-VM license with FortiManager for information about uploading the license file to your FortiGate-VM via the GUI.