Use the following procedure to prepare the
the top-level directory structure for the bootstrap package.
On your local client or laptop, create the following folders:
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.
within each folder.
For an overview of the process, see Bootstrap
Package. For details on the files in the
can use a file naming convention that works for you but keep the
in the filename. For auth codes, create a text file named
a file extension), add your auth codes to that file, and save it
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.