The VM-Series firewall cannot be converted
between the BYOL and PAYG licensing options. If you have already
deployed and configured a VM-Series firewall with the PAYG or BYOL
option in AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform, and now want to
switch to the other option, use the following instructions to save
and export the configuration on your existing firewall, deploy a
new firewall, and then restore the configuration on the new firewall.
Save a backup of the current configuration file
and store it to an external server.
named configuration snapshot
Select the XML file that contains your running configuration
(for example, running-config.xml) and click
export the configuration file.
Save the exported file to a location external to the
Deploy a new firewall and register or activate the license,
For a new PAYG instance:
In the AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
Marketplace, select the software image for the PAYG licensing bundle
you want to deploy.