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Deploying Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient on VMware vSphere

Once you have downloaded the FMG_MFGD-v5-buildxxxx-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip file and extracted the package contents to a folder on your management computer, you can deploy the OVF package to your VMware environment.

Prior to deploying the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, ensure that the following are configured and functioning properly:

  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor™ (ESX/ESXi) software must be installed on a server and updated to the latest patch release prior to installing Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient. Go to https://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere-hypervisor.html for installation details.
  • VMware vSphere Client™ must be installed on the computer that you will be using for managing the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient.

The following topics are included in this section:

Deploying Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient on VMware vSphere

Once you have downloaded the FMG_MFGD-v5-buildxxxx-FORTINET.out.ovf.zip file and extracted the package contents to a folder on your management computer, you can deploy the OVF package to your VMware environment.

Prior to deploying the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, ensure that the following are configured and functioning properly:

  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor™ (ESX/ESXi) software must be installed on a server and updated to the latest patch release prior to installing Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient. Go to https://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere-hypervisor.html for installation details.
  • VMware vSphere Client™ must be installed on the computer that you will be using for managing the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient.

The following topics are included in this section: