Automatic Site License Activation on the PAYG VM-Series Firewalls
Retrieve enterprise-wide licenses for AutoFocus and the
Cortex Data Lake on the PAYG instances of VM-Series firewalls.
With the Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) instance of
the VM-Series firewall, you can now unlock the capabilities of your
enterprise-wide licenses for AutoFocus or Cortex Data Lake. The
firewall requires a device certificate to get the site license entitlements
and securely access the cloud services.
With the site
license, the firewall has the entitlement to securely connect with
the Cortex Data Lake, and you must configure the firewall to connect
to and send logs to Cortex Data Lake.
Enable the firewalls to retrieve the
site licenses automatically at launch.
The firewall requires the device certificate to get the
site license entitlements and securely access the cloud services.
To retrieve the site licenses when you launch the firewall, in the
bootstrap package you must include the authcode in the /license
folder, and add the auto registration PIN ID and value in the init-cfg.txt
file and place it in the /config folder.
VM-Series registration PIN on the Customer Support Portal (CSP).
Generate Registration PIN
Save the PIN ID and value, and make sure to
launch the firewall before the PIN expires.