- Deploy and boot the FortiGate on-demand VM (Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance) and log into the FortiGate GUI management console.
- From the Dashboard, copy the VM's serial number.
- Go to Customer Service & Support and create a new account or log in with an existing account.
- Go to Asset > Register/Activate to start the registration process.
- In the Specify Registration Code field, enter the serial number, and select Next to continue registering the product. Enter your details in the other fields.
- After completing registration, contact Fortinet Customer Support and provide your FortiGate instance's serial number and the email address associated with your Fortinet account.