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Admin Guide (Standalone)

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Upgrade modem firmware

The FortiExtender modem firmware can’t be upgraded from FortiGate. It must be upgraded from FortiExtender Cloud. The modem firmware is available as a downloadable package from the support site and can be upgraded directly from the FortiExtender CLI or by using the following commands, depending on your circumstances.

TFTP

execute restore modem-fw tftp <package name> <tftp server IP address>

FTP

execute restore modem-fw ftp <package name name> <ftp server IP address> <username> <password>

USB

execute restore modem-fw usb <modem package name>

FortiExtender Cloud

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

  1. Enter this command:

    execute restore modem-fw cloud

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

  2. Select the appropriate option 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 modem firmware to upgrade.

Upgrade modem firmware

The FortiExtender modem firmware can’t be upgraded from FortiGate. It must be upgraded from FortiExtender Cloud. The modem firmware is available as a downloadable package from the support site and can be upgraded directly from the FortiExtender CLI or by using the following commands, depending on your circumstances.

TFTP

execute restore modem-fw tftp <package name> <tftp server IP address>

FTP

execute restore modem-fw ftp <package name name> <ftp server IP address> <username> <password>

USB

execute restore modem-fw usb <modem package name>

FortiExtender Cloud

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

  1. Enter this command:

    execute restore modem-fw cloud

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

  2. Select the appropriate option 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 modem firmware to upgrade.