Download & Install options

Supported platforms

flexiWAN can be deployed on the following platforms:

  • Hardware appliances with flexiWAN pre-installed from our hardware partners.

  • Baremetal, see flexiWAN installation guide to install flexiWAN on a supported hardware, after downloading the ISO below.

  • Pre-built virtual appliances for VMware, KVM/QEMU/Proxmox and VirtualBox, download links available from below section.

  • Cloud and VPS providers, see next section for more details on supported providers.

  • Manually from packages, see this guide to learn more.

Make sure to check the system requirements to ensure hardware compatibility with flexiWAN.

Cloud and VPS

  • 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.

Downloading flexiWAN

Downloads are available in several formats from the below section. Each image or a virtual appliance has readme file, with instructions regarding credentials and network interfaces layout.

ISO Installer Release 6.1.22

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.6.1.22.iso.zip

SHA256: fe4426031d01acd36181e40c54df48edf19b88c40214b56b056504165ebba706

VMware Release 6.1.22

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.6.1.22.VMWare.ova.zip

SHA256: b67be8d20ed2150581d08d03602f31db5367763d6437aa8d57fd4746df629db1

KVM/QEMU Release 6.1.22

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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.6.1.22.qcow2.zip

SHA256: a39c5c36ae1bb233fb9f2be8ad910fb3d20fb29c7848cbd2ff44db1ff769de75


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.6.1.22.console.qcow2.zip

SHA256: 36de8638d7792b620178503034fffa9da5a53b612cc01828785e8f7efc18729b


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

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.6.1.22.console.bios.qcow2.zip

SHA256: b8b7ad0409df9fde25ae6f1f5dba694ebaacabb6b797bd4e20e9f241b0b0d2af

Virtualbox Release 6.1.22

A pre-built flexiEdge appliance for Oracle VirtualBox UEFI.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.6.1.22.VBox.ova.zip

SHA256: 28e1d6889e557bc22daa4a3600f3d5a13632ea04d000b199c8e6f2339aaae23f


A pre-built flexiEdge Virtualbox raw image.

Default username and password are: admin / flexiwan

flexiEdge.bionic.6.1.22.vdi.zip

SHA256: cc90862d00f45e6b74d9a38f9006cde7db9ea97e791928a9bed4b5d99f77647c

The flexiWAN software is tested on many hardware configurations and hypervisors. Make sure to install flexiWAN on asupported hardware as described in the system requirements page. In case of running into any technical issues or have questions, visit our Users Forum or contact our support for assistance at yourfriends@flexiwan.com.