manage the bootstrap package for the VM-Series firewall on Azure,
you must be familiar with storage accounts on Azure and know how
to create a file share and directory objects that contain the folder
structure required for the bootstrap package. You can share an Azure
file share across many virtual machines so that all firewalls deployed
in the same region as the storage account that hosts the file share
can access the files concurrently.
The management interface
of the VM-Series firewall must be able to access the file share
that holds the bootstrap package so that it can complete bootstrapping.
content folders within each folder. You can leave a folder
empty but you must have all four folders (config, license, software
and content) in the parent folder. In the following screenshot,
you can see that the
If you are using a file to configure the firewall,
continue to Step 3.1
If you are using custom data to configure the firewall, continue
to Step 3.2.
you choose to use the bootstrap package, select
and provide the information required
to access the file share that holds the bootstrap files.
Storage Account Name
— This is the Azure
storage account in which you created the file share for the bootstrap
Storage Account Access Key
—The firewall needs this
access key to authenticate to the storage account and access the
files stored within. To copy this access key, select the storage
account name, and then select
—The file-share name that contains the bootstrap
path to a subfolder within the file-share. If you have a common
file share that serves as a repository for bootstrap configurations
for different set ups, you can use a share-directory to create a folder
hierarchy and access a specific set of subfolders within the common file-share.