Prior to deploying the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, the VM platform must be installed and configured so that it is ready to create virtual machines. The installation instructions for Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient presume that you are familiar with the management software and terminology of your VM platform.
You might also need to refer to the documentation provided with your VM server. The deployment information in this guide is provided as an example because, for any particular VM server, there are multiple ways of creating a virtual machine - command line tools, APIs, alternative graphical user interface tools.
Before you start your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient appliance for the first time, you might need to adjust virtual disk sizes and networking settings. The first time you start Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, you will have access only through the console window of your VM server environment. After you configure one network interface with an IP address and administrative access, you can access the GUI (see Enabling GUI access).