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Obtaining the deployment package

The FortiGate Autoscale for Azure deployment package is located in the Fortinet GitHub project.

Note

This documentation is for the Version 2.0.x release which supports any combination of BYOL and PAYG instances.

Documentation for Version 1.0.x (which only supports PAYG instances) is no longer maintained and is only available as a PDF in the 1.0.x GitHub repository.

To obtain the package, do one of the following:

  • Visit the FortiGate Autoscale GitHub project release page and download the fortigate-autoscale-azure-template-deployment.zip for the version you want to use.
  • Download the entire source code for the version you are using, then run the npm run build-azure-template-deployment command on the project root directory to generate the fortigate-autoscale-azure-template-deployment.zip file. The generated file will be available in the dist directory.

Unzip the fortigate-autoscale-azure-template-deployment.zip file on your local PC. The following files and folders will be extracted to the fortigate-autoscale-azure-template-deployment folder:

Extracted files

Extracted content is described below:

Extracted Item

Description

assets

This folder contains the configset files, which can be modified as needed to meet your network requirements. For details on the allowable modifications, refer to the bullet for The Blob Containers in the section Appendix > Major components.

In the section Uploading files to the Storage account these files are loaded as the initial configuration of a new FortiGate-VM instance.

templates

This folder contains the deployment templates for deploying FortiGate Autoscale for Azure. deploy_fortigate_autoscale.hybrid_licensing.json is the deployment template which pairs with the editable parameter template deploy_fortigate_autoscale.hybrid_licensing.params.json.

fortigate-autoscale-azure-funcapp.zip

This is the function source file. This file should be uploaded to a file host online so that it is accessible to Azure. During the deployment you will specify the URL to this file in the parameter Package Res URL.

Resources

Obtaining the deployment package

The FortiGate Autoscale for Azure deployment package is located in the Fortinet GitHub project.

Note

This documentation is for the Version 2.0.x release which supports any combination of BYOL and PAYG instances.

Documentation for Version 1.0.x (which only supports PAYG instances) is no longer maintained and is only available as a PDF in the 1.0.x GitHub repository.

To obtain the package, do one of the following:

  • Visit the FortiGate Autoscale GitHub project release page and download the fortigate-autoscale-azure-template-deployment.zip for the version you want to use.
  • Download the entire source code for the version you are using, then run the npm run build-azure-template-deployment command on the project root directory to generate the fortigate-autoscale-azure-template-deployment.zip file. The generated file will be available in the dist directory.

Unzip the fortigate-autoscale-azure-template-deployment.zip file on your local PC. The following files and folders will be extracted to the fortigate-autoscale-azure-template-deployment folder:

Extracted files

Extracted content is described below:

Extracted Item

Description

assets

This folder contains the configset files, which can be modified as needed to meet your network requirements. For details on the allowable modifications, refer to the bullet for The Blob Containers in the section Appendix > Major components.

In the section Uploading files to the Storage account these files are loaded as the initial configuration of a new FortiGate-VM instance.

templates

This folder contains the deployment templates for deploying FortiGate Autoscale for Azure. deploy_fortigate_autoscale.hybrid_licensing.json is the deployment template which pairs with the editable parameter template deploy_fortigate_autoscale.hybrid_licensing.params.json.

fortigate-autoscale-azure-funcapp.zip

This is the function source file. This file should be uploaded to a file host online so that it is accessible to Azure. During the deployment you will specify the URL to this file in the parameter Package Res URL.