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.

  • Oracle Cloud from here.

  • 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 5.3.16

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.5.3.16.iso.zip

SHA256: 5917106a3b2049ca977a5ca1630e501cf260ffe151538d566081ee8f35d940a0

VMware Release 5.3.16

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.5.3.16.VMWare.ova.zip

SHA256: cb53002aa16241f04e0ad4fe314dc6bbb100d0e49d7f5516dce9b6c9b8cd6b4e

KVM/QEMU Release 5.3.16

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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.16.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 035ecc9f39ae05bba75a6bcfd8dc99109c61d38ebe90ebb9757ed115e00c18c9


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.16.console.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 927731834eaaffdbee0e97a9c7e4c77ba6b84c9e0b0aa8ad54b8f8bbfe46d053


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.16.console.bios.qcow2.zip

SHA256: c285c462db03cc1ac33c024876d62128a0daeb4ae71863743e9a1c4627f64806

Virtualbox Release 5.3.16

A pre-built flexiEdge appliance for Oracle VirtualBox UEFI.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.16.VBox.ova.zip

SHA256: c170c0a671390e0a5d301468a4015747a36bb450217c96e2edf2b21e4710f0f2


A pre-built flexiEdge Virtualbox raw image.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.16.vdi.zip

SHA256: 8901916f53b550a056149b9f594083eaaccbfbf8f3f220f86db62826c2a65bfd

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.