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 4.2.14

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.4.2.14.iso.zip

SHA256: b9fdff750af70603b617a061e83e70cac4ec1511e1f580a3224859fe39ce9f99

VMware Release 4.2.14

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.4.2.14.VMWare.ova.zip

SHA256: a22a53e48b939c8d27cb34a70594c34208897f99a7a046275ef9ebe8baff70ba

KVM/QEMU Release 4.2.14

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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.4.2.14.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 7a5a6baa1db688db84b495d2a943960707fffc377c7ed2bc34fe3b00b33dbb72


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.4.2.14.console.qcow2.zip

SHA256: d42380daa1ad2c34bb98d95384b80e1b4dc2adbf723014468c5f219233d5bd19


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.4.2.14.console.bios.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 9c3d8df0514ec1383ae4093276b0af8f6ffb3f48c2295d1cb2384b73b6800ebe

Virtualbox Release 4.2.14

A pre-built flexiEdge appliance for Oracle VirtualBox UEFI.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.4.2.14.VBox.ova.zip

SHA256: 85b55337e04ce2cf5bf8f44dbaa2ab98a73d86ad26c27a2c2c3b3e7964fa8557


A pre-built flexiEdge Virtualbox raw image.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.4.2.14.vdi.zip

SHA256: c844785fca3f528cb0af7398c39ce7cf72a1e18be04bbc17d3b2a177c0be9b37

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.