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Creating the FortiGate-VM from the image file

To create the FortiGate-VM from the image file:
  1. In the Nutanix Prism Element console, go to the dashboard, then select Create VM.
  2. Enter the following configuration information for General Configuration and Compute Details:
    1. In the NAME field, enter the desired name for your VM.
    2. Set the timezone.
    3. In the VCPU(S) field, enter the desired number.
    4. In the MEMORY field, enter the desired size. There are no RAM restrictions.
  3. By default, a CD-ROM is listed under Disks. Delete the CD-ROM.
  4. You must create a boot disk and a log disk for the VM. Create the boot disk:
    1. Click Add New Disk.
    2. The boot disk will be cloned from the VM image that you uploaded. Under OPERATION, select Clone from Image Service.
    3. Under BUS TYPE, select SCSI.
    4. Under IMAGE, select the FortiGate disk image.
    5. Click Add. The boot disk has been added.
  5. Create the log disk:
    1. Click Add New Disk.
    2. Under OPERATION, select Allocate on Storage Container
    3. Select the desired Bus Type (for example, SCSI) and Storage Container.
    4. Under SIZE (GB), enter 30.
    5. Click Add. The log disk has been added.
  6. Add a network interface for the VM:
    1. Double-click the FortiGate-VM in the VM list.
    2. Under Network Adapters (NIC), click Add New NIC.
    3. Under VLAN NAME, select the desired VLAN. You can select DHCP fist to check connectivity. Changing the VLAN to a static IP address at a later time is recommended.
    4. Click Add.
  7. Pin the VM to a host:
    1. In the VM configuration, under VM Host Affinity, click Set Affinity.
    2. Under SELECT HOSTS, select the desired host.
    3. Click Save.
  8. Click Save. The system displays a Successfully submitted Create operation message when the VM has been created successfully with no error.

Creating the FortiGate-VM from the image file

To create the FortiGate-VM from the image file:
  1. In the Nutanix Prism Element console, go to the dashboard, then select Create VM.
  2. Enter the following configuration information for General Configuration and Compute Details:
    1. In the NAME field, enter the desired name for your VM.
    2. Set the timezone.
    3. In the VCPU(S) field, enter the desired number.
    4. In the MEMORY field, enter the desired size. There are no RAM restrictions.
  3. By default, a CD-ROM is listed under Disks. Delete the CD-ROM.
  4. You must create a boot disk and a log disk for the VM. Create the boot disk:
    1. Click Add New Disk.
    2. The boot disk will be cloned from the VM image that you uploaded. Under OPERATION, select Clone from Image Service.
    3. Under BUS TYPE, select SCSI.
    4. Under IMAGE, select the FortiGate disk image.
    5. Click Add. The boot disk has been added.
  5. Create the log disk:
    1. Click Add New Disk.
    2. Under OPERATION, select Allocate on Storage Container
    3. Select the desired Bus Type (for example, SCSI) and Storage Container.
    4. Under SIZE (GB), enter 30.
    5. Click Add. The log disk has been added.
  6. Add a network interface for the VM:
    1. Double-click the FortiGate-VM in the VM list.
    2. Under Network Adapters (NIC), click Add New NIC.
    3. Under VLAN NAME, select the desired VLAN. You can select DHCP fist to check connectivity. Changing the VLAN to a static IP address at a later time is recommended.
    4. Click Add.
  7. Pin the VM to a host:
    1. In the VM configuration, under VM Host Affinity, click Set Affinity.
    2. Under SELECT HOSTS, select the desired host.
    3. Click Save.
  8. Click Save. The system displays a Successfully submitted Create operation message when the VM has been created successfully with no error.