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Administration Guide

Virtual Machine

The FortiSandbox VM host is based on a modified hypervisor. The following table shows installed Windows OS license and installed Windows guest image OS types on each model.

Model, License and VM Information

 

FSA-1000D

FSA-3500D

FSA-2000E

FSA-3000E

Windows License

Windows 7

Microsoft Office

Window 7

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Microsoft Office

Windows 7

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Microsoft Office

Windows 7

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Microsoft Office

Default Windows VMs

WIN7X86VM (with Office)

WIN7X64VM

WIN7X86VM (with Office)

WIN7X64VM

WIN7X86SP1O16 (with Office)

WIN7X86VM (with Office)

WIN7X64VM

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For FortiSandbox devices purchased after March 17, 2017, WINXP VM type and its licenses are no longer supported due to Microsoft EOL.

VM Host Support

FSA-1000D Supports 8 VM hosts.
FSA-3000D Supports 28 VM hosts.
FSA-3500D Supports 8 VM hosts on each blade.
FSA-2000E Supports 4 VM hosts by default, maximum up to 24 VM hosts.
FSA-3000E Supports 8 VM hosts by default, maximum up to 56 VM hosts.
FSAVM00

No VM host by default, maximum up to 8 VM hosts.

To expand the unit's scan power, you can purchase cloud Windows VM subscription. Files can be sent to Fortinet Cloud Sandboxing to scan.

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The number of supported VM hosts mentioned above of each model is for images published by Fortinet. When using customized images, the number may be less because of possible higher resource requirements of those images.

Users can also download, install and use optional images from the Optional VMs section in the VM Image page. Extra Windows OS licenses might be needed if the unit has none available. For example, when user tries to use Windows 10 image on a FSA-1000D unit, the user needs to purchase Windows 10 license keys from Fortinet.

Android VM is free to download, install and use. Users can also build and install their own customized images. For customized images, the user must apply their own software license. The following software is installed on each pre-installed Windows guest image:

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Reader
  • Java Run Time
  • MSVC Run Time
  • Microsoft .Net Framework
  • Microsoft Office software (only on certain VM types)
  • Web Browsers
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For Optional VMs, the name shows the Windows OS type. If the name has O16 in it, it means it has Microsoft Office 2016 installed.

For Android license, it’s free

This section includes the following topics:

Virtual Machine

The FortiSandbox VM host is based on a modified hypervisor. The following table shows installed Windows OS license and installed Windows guest image OS types on each model.

Model, License and VM Information

 

FSA-1000D

FSA-3500D

FSA-2000E

FSA-3000E

Windows License

Windows 7

Microsoft Office

Window 7

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Microsoft Office

Windows 7

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Microsoft Office

Windows 7

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Microsoft Office

Default Windows VMs

WIN7X86VM (with Office)

WIN7X64VM

WIN7X86VM (with Office)

WIN7X64VM

WIN7X86SP1O16 (with Office)

WIN7X86VM (with Office)

WIN7X64VM

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For FortiSandbox devices purchased after March 17, 2017, WINXP VM type and its licenses are no longer supported due to Microsoft EOL.

VM Host Support

FSA-1000D Supports 8 VM hosts.
FSA-3000D Supports 28 VM hosts.
FSA-3500D Supports 8 VM hosts on each blade.
FSA-2000E Supports 4 VM hosts by default, maximum up to 24 VM hosts.
FSA-3000E Supports 8 VM hosts by default, maximum up to 56 VM hosts.
FSAVM00

No VM host by default, maximum up to 8 VM hosts.

To expand the unit's scan power, you can purchase cloud Windows VM subscription. Files can be sent to Fortinet Cloud Sandboxing to scan.

note icon

The number of supported VM hosts mentioned above of each model is for images published by Fortinet. When using customized images, the number may be less because of possible higher resource requirements of those images.

Users can also download, install and use optional images from the Optional VMs section in the VM Image page. Extra Windows OS licenses might be needed if the unit has none available. For example, when user tries to use Windows 10 image on a FSA-1000D unit, the user needs to purchase Windows 10 license keys from Fortinet.

Android VM is free to download, install and use. Users can also build and install their own customized images. For customized images, the user must apply their own software license. The following software is installed on each pre-installed Windows guest image:

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Reader
  • Java Run Time
  • MSVC Run Time
  • Microsoft .Net Framework
  • Microsoft Office software (only on certain VM types)
  • Web Browsers
note icon

For Optional VMs, the name shows the Windows OS type. If the name has O16 in it, it means it has Microsoft Office 2016 installed.

For Android license, it’s free

This section includes the following topics: