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Admin Guide (Standalone)

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Upgrade OS firmware

You can upgrade FortiExtender (Standalone) OS firmware from FortiGate or FortiExtender (Standalone) Cloud. You can also upgrade the OS image directly using the FortiExtender GUI, or any of the following CLI commands, depending on your circumstances::

TFTP

execute restore os-image tftp <image name> <tftp server IP address>

FTP

execute restore os-image ftp <image name> <ftp server IP address> <username> <password>

USB

  1. Configure the OS image name.
  2. config system

    set hostname

    set auto-install-image enable

    set default-image-file <OS image name>

    end

  3. Insert the USB and reboot FortiExtender (Standalone).

FortiExtender Cloud

Even when FortiExetnder is managed locally in standalone mode, you can upgrade its OS image by pulling the latest version from the Cloud.

  1. Enter this command:

    execute restore os-image cloud

    The available OS images show on FortiExtender (Standalone) Cloud.

  2. Select the appropriate option offered in the CLI.

    FortiExtender (Standalone) automatically downloads the images.

GUI

  1. From the navigation bar, click Settings.
  2. On top of the page, click Firmware.
  3. Select the desired OS firmware to upgrade.

Upgrade OS firmware

You can upgrade FortiExtender (Standalone) OS firmware from FortiGate or FortiExtender (Standalone) Cloud. You can also upgrade the OS image directly using the FortiExtender GUI, or any of the following CLI commands, depending on your circumstances::

TFTP

execute restore os-image tftp <image name> <tftp server IP address>

FTP

execute restore os-image ftp <image name> <ftp server IP address> <username> <password>

USB

  1. Configure the OS image name.
  2. config system

    set hostname

    set auto-install-image enable

    set default-image-file <OS image name>

    end

  3. Insert the USB and reboot FortiExtender (Standalone).

FortiExtender Cloud

Even when FortiExetnder is managed locally in standalone mode, you can upgrade its OS image by pulling the latest version from the Cloud.

  1. Enter this command:

    execute restore os-image cloud

    The available OS images show on FortiExtender (Standalone) Cloud.

  2. Select the appropriate option offered in the CLI.

    FortiExtender (Standalone) automatically downloads the images.

GUI

  1. From the navigation bar, click Settings.
  2. On top of the page, click Firmware.
  3. Select the desired OS firmware to upgrade.