Activating the SNS PAYG virtual firewall

Downloading the activation kit

  1. Log in to your MyStormshield personal area.
  2. Go to Product > Product management.
  3. Browse the list of products until you identify the relevant product. Click on it.

  4. On the right side of the Downloads section, select the desired version branch. It must match the version of the installation file downloaded earlier.
  5. Click on the Download the activation kit link, then accept the download.

Importing the activation kit

  1. Start the SNS PAYG virtual firewall. Its serial number by default is VMSNSX00Z0000A0.
  2. Log in to the virtual firewall's web administration interface (https://firewall_IP_address/admin). If it is configured in DHCP, note down its IP address in the console.
  3. Authenticate using the administrator account and the associated password.
  4. In Configuration > System > Maintenance, System update tab, Select the update field: select the activation kit downloaded earlier.
  5. Click on Update firmware. The firewall will automatically restart.
  6. Log in to its web administration interface and authenticate. When VPAYG appears in the upper banner, this confirms that you have an SNS PAYG firewall.

PAYG in the web administration interface banner.