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 6.3.35

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.focal.6.3.35.iso.zip

SHA256: dd0560009b9872f18c94af46c550221d33b558f6de2381479defadb3e3c350e4

VMware Release 6.3.35

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.focal.6.3.35.VMWare.ova.zip

SHA256: fc8869f47fda2c7f113b5c320476e555fef5a82d3dda4f7f364095e5e4286a60

KVM/QEMU Release 6.3.35

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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.focal.6.3.35.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 5b96c3410750ebbc7648af75aa938135e4aa5ae87764f2c54ff8aeca165c30f7


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.focal.6.3.35.console.qcow2.zip

SHA256: a23addce8d5c0cb9715c5d058bd1aa2c1f1756431646d881352011feb34db816


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.focal.6.3.35.console.bios.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 0e7e4f2a4210b191d909b1fc92fa41d923c6cabf85b6a5731f86d944020f6519

Virtualbox Release 6.3.35

A pre-built flexiEdge appliance for Oracle VirtualBox UEFI.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.focal.6.3.35.VBox.ova.zip

SHA256: df94552bc14be934528b85c5786cb50cd82e7f720cea24c0d957d1186a59e49c


A pre-built flexiEdge Virtualbox raw image.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.focal.6.3.35.vdi.zip

SHA256: f84a8a357bf74b08f974bf88f96a1775a2ed690cf6cd8d02da6d82dc035f83b5

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.