Prepare the Bootstrap Package

Use the following procedure to prepare the bootstrap package.
  1. Create the top-level directory structure for the bootstrap package.
    On your local client or laptop, create the following folders:
    /config
    /license
    /software
    /content
    You can leave a folder empty, but you must have all four folders. Do not place any other files or folders in this directory structure. Adding other files or folders will result in a bootstrapping failure.
  2. Add content within each folder.
    For an overview of the process, see Bootstrap Package. For details on the files in the
    /config
    folder, see Bootstrap Configuration Files.
    /config
      0008C100105-init-cfg.txt
      0008C100107-init-cfg.txt
      bootstrap.xml
    /content
      panupv2-all-contents-488-2590
      panup-all-antivirus-1494-1969
      panup-all-wildfire-54746-61460
    /software
      PanOS_vm-7.1.1
      PanOS_vm-7.1.4
    If you save the keys to the
    license
    folder, you can use a file naming convention that works for you but keep the
    .key
    extension in the filename. For auth codes, create a text file named
    authcodes
    (without a file extension), add your auth codes to that file, and save it to the
    license
    folder.
    /license
      authcodes
      0001A100110-url3.key
      0001A100110-threats.key
      0001A100110-url3-wildfire.key
    Use an auth code bundle instead of individual auth codes so that the firewall or orchestration service can simultaneously fetch all license keys associated with a firewall. If you use individual auth codes instead of a bundle, the firewall will retrieve only the license key for the first auth code included in the file.
  3. Create the bootstrap package.
    For VM-Series firewalls, create the image in the appropriate format for your hypervisor.

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