Prepare the Bootstrap Package
Use the following procedure to prepare the bootstrap package.
the top-level directory structure for the bootstrap package.On your local client or laptop, create the following folders:
/contentYou can leave a folder empty, but you must have all four folders.
- 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.
PanOS_vm-7.1.4If 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.
0001A100110-url3-wildfire.keyUse 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.
- Create the bootstrap package.For VM-Series firewalls, create the image in the appropriate format for your hypervisor.
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