Configuring Fortinet FortiGate Firewall In Microsoft Azure

Step 1

Log on to your Azure Portal, and then click Create a Resource on the top left corner.

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Step 2

In this window click Networking and then select Virtual Network.

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Step 3

In this window enter the Information as shown on my window and Click Create.

 

If you want to learn more about this please check my old blog about creating a virtual network in Azure

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Step 4

Click your FortiGateVNet Switch on the Dashboard and then click Subnets, and then Click +Subnet.

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Step 5

In this window Create the subnet name and the Subnet Address, and then click Ok.

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Virtual Switch Part Successful

In this session I'm going to show you how to configure FortiGate Firewall VM 

Step 1

In the Azure Portal, click+ Create a Resource on top of the Left corner, and Type Gortigate, now you can find the FortiGate NGFW - Single VM Deployment, Click the Deployment, and then click Create.

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Step 2

Enter the name and choose 5.6.3 (BYOL), and then Create New Resource Group, and then click Ok.

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Step 3

In the Network and Instance Settings Click Subnets and then Click Ok
  • Outside Subnet Name for External Connection / WAN Connection.
  • Inside Subnet Name for Internal Resources / LAN Connection.
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Step 4

In the Virtual Machine Size choose your Virtual Machine and Click Select and Click Ok.

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Step 5

In the Configure the Public IP Click the Public IP address name, and then Click Create New and Type the name and click Ok 

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Step 6

Click Ok, and then Click Buy.

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Step 7

After Deploying ForGate Click FortiGate VM. You will get the following Screen, on this window clickFortiGate-Internal.. (Route table). 

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Step 8

Click Subnet and Click + Associates and Select Virtual Network and Subnet Ok.

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Step 9

In this Screen Click FortiGate VM.

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Step 10

In the FortiGate VM copy Public IP Address.

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Step 11

After Coping IP Address Open your Browser and Past the IP Address, and enter your Username and Password, and then click Login.

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Step 12

In this Screen Upload your License, Click Browse and Update the License.
  • You can get the the license using your corporate license.

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Step 13

After Rebooting the System again enter your log in Information and Click Ok.

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