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 5.1.22

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.5.1.22.iso.zip

SHA256: c43f88e9915855ab51fdd6efe0a02c63060cc12ada3100bb7a5f2d416963bf3a

VMware Release 5.1.22

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.5.1.22.VMWare.ova.zip

SHA256: 7a71d41c34a50b9bca922082fe75426762262309058119773548cbde575823b5

KVM/QEMU Release 5.1.22

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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.1.22.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 32881790a4d930c8f6902901ecafccde5c313e9b44dd002a929aede26c593e15


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.1.22.console.qcow2.zip

SHA256: a21372126c36f8ea38538b12f7a1db2bed85d144d03b25ecde6cb20acbee91ed


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.1.22.console.bios.qcow2.zip

SHA256: dbc8a10e987ece444c524e4e8a501f81ec1d9207db530f6a5d50551378093033

Virtualbox Release 5.1.22

A pre-built flexiEdge appliance for Oracle VirtualBox UEFI.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.1.22.VBox.ova.zip

SHA256: f97194ee510fbd881543c5895372d1d654e3dc1f3e4de64db38ad7d34762d051


A pre-built flexiEdge Virtualbox raw image.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.5.1.22.vdi.zip

SHA256: 7821a124814605a9e239866f666b57b28f2ca493febe5929342bf9e0bf0dcdcc

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.