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

  • Google Cloud Platform - see here.

  • 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 5.3.20

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.5.3.20.iso.zip

SHA256: a0aa98d7022f37486392f92cc5fea90f3e923aff3872ef2f30c824476c0decb2

VMware Release 5.3.20

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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.20.VMWare.ova.zip

SHA256: 68738ef75857a9379e92603009346f48bd3efb5eb4ab0da4ee9f889287b80125

KVM/QEMU Release 5.3.20

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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.20.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 3adcc794a4365ade3acd8f6a5aa5d53291044e49c68304a96e68b2cc1a460082


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.20.console.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 4d68bbda67dee0989511a08af6f3bd35cc32c0ff2c7ae4076182c0a202bd937c


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.20.console.bios.qcow2.zip

SHA256: f021636999ea2c28385b5cbb4e1498131f7ba8d541ebd4aaa45b5c7a01a0f8e8

Virtualbox Release 5.3.20

A pre-built flexiEdge appliance for Oracle VirtualBox UEFI.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.20.VBox.ova.zip

SHA256: 2e93ac33b5db6ece418bd9ecdf562c719c51e701059f489ee0ab8e2401321509


A pre-built flexiEdge Virtualbox raw image.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.3.20.vdi.zip

SHA256: 541553d3caa3c6550ee729f0eb42cd4455ef9b55879a2aa6c533178d7b902781

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.