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How to Install FortiGate VM with Free License FortiOS 7.2.2

How to Install FortiGate VM with Free License FortiOS 7.2.2

Starting with FortiOS 7.2.1, Fortinet removed built-in 15 days free evaluation license from the Fortigate VM images. It was replaced with the permanent evaluation license, still free. The steps to get it have changed - you now have to create a free Forticare/FortiCloud account, and use it inside the Fortigate GUI to activate this evaluation license. The license will be generated and added to your Forticloud account automatically.


A permanent evaluation VM license replaces the 15 day evaluation period for FortiGate-VM. The evaluation VM license applies to all private cloud (VMware ESXi, KVM, and so on) and all bring your own license (BYOL) public cloud instances.


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