Getting & Installing flexiWAN

On this page you will find instructions for getting the flexiWAN software and installing it on bare metal, virtual machine or in the cloud. The steps you would want to follow are:

  • Check the system requirements

  • Read the installation guide

  • Download the image for the installation format of your choice (see Downloading flexiWAN section below)

Installing flexiWAN

flexiWAN can be installed on any of these platforms:

Virtual Appliances

  • Download the pre-built virtual appliances per your hypervisor type for VMware, KVM/QEMU and VirtualBox and install a Virtual Machine based on the hypervisor type documentation.

Baremetal

  • Hardware appliances with flexiWAN from our hardware partners.

  • Installation image, see our baremetal installation guide.

  • Manually from packages, install on Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS with this guide.

Public Clouds

  • Amazon Web Services EC2 - see this guide.

  • Hetzner Cloud VPS. Deployment steps are covered in this guide.

  • DigitalOcean VPS. Deployment steps are covered in this guide.

Once the software installation is completed, it is required to set a organization token and link the device to your flexiManage account. This step is explained in the Management section.

Downloading flexiWAN

Downloads are available from the below section. Each image or virtual appliance has readme file, with instructions regarding credentials and network interfaces layout.

ISO Installer Release 5.2.22

flexiWAN offers installer images for installing on bare-metal. ISO Installer will create a recovery partition for offline restore. The installer supports serial console and VGA output, selection available at the initial boot menu. UEFI is required.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

Serial settings:

  • Baud Rate - 115200
  • Data Bits - 8
  • Parity - None
  • Stop Bits - 1
  • Flow Control - off

flexiEdge.bionic.5.2.22.iso.zip

SHA256: f96bbaeca55fed69958170a203265006f22e6a0c36337aa6591e6db6c28ebd84

VMware Release 5.2.22

A pre-built flexiEdge appliance for VMware. All VMware products such as Workstation, Fusion and Player are supported. flexiEdge appliance is available in OVA format for an easy deployment. Appliance use UEFI.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.2.22.VMWare.ova.zip

SHA256: 42624facbea20f002c006a5e1b31a71c0d3babeac0092fc5f80281cc797a95ae

KVM/QEMU Release 5.2.22

Pre-built flexiEdge appliances for KVM/QEMU UEFI and VGA.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.2.22.qcow2.zip

SHA256: b391b0b90ad2f32b9f2edc870f1d864080791689bdcd3b4883a63ebbee58554a


Pre-built flexiEdge appliances for KVM/QEMU UEFI and Console.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.2.22.console.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 1425b0f1fba5aa0719e08e784c4edbcaa1f51a1f1750dbf2279423542f2fd600


Pre-built flexiEdge appliances for KVM/QEMU BIOS and Console.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.2.22.console.bios.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 0757a75ccc4b70cf56636716580f238210b6b301bd5b651b33123b5b40c56943

Virtualbox Release 5.2.22

A pre-built flexiEdge appliance for Oracle VirtualBox UEFI.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.2.22.VBox.ova.zip

SHA256: a5dbae8f9948a404f8b35e8fe6b513000c50c166c55871171a96fa0a0598d10d


A pre-built flexiEdge Virtualbox raw image.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.2.22.vdi.zip

SHA256: 1cd9d2567c446b863ea7e6caaf761338cdeb10090216794dc3af13aa42dc3d2a

The flexiWAN software is tested on many hardware configurations and multiple hypervisors. Make sure to install flexiWAN on supported hardware as described in the system requirements page. In case you run into any technical issues or have any questions, visit our Users Forum or contact us for assistance at yourfriends@flexiwan.com.