Use the following workflow to bootstrap your
VM-Series firewall. Refer to the following figure for an overview
of both complete and basic bootstrapping procedures.
For security reasons, you
can only bootstrap a firewall when it is in factory default state.
If you want to use the bootstrap package to bootstrap a VM-Series
firewall that has been previously configured, reset the firewall to factory
After you familiarize yourself with the bootstrap
package, assess whether you want to use a complete configuration,
or use a basic configuration
and optionally use Panorama to manage the bootstrapped firewall.
you choose a basic configuration, decide whether to use the bootstrap package,
or enter the configuration parameters as key-value pairs in user data.