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Upgrade

In Upgrade, you can see the current firmware version installed on the device, and update to newer stable versions if they are available. The upgrade path that FortiGate Cloud displays may differ from the upgrade path that FortiGuard displays.

To upgrade remote device firmware:
  1. Go to Management > Upgrade.
  2. Verify your device's current firmware version in the upper left before continuing.
  3. If you are concerned about the effects of upgrading or have not upgraded recently, use the Upgrade Path Tool to ensure you are following the recommended upgrade path.
  4. Backing up your device's configuration before upgrading in Management > Backup or in the device's management interface is recommended.
  5. Select an available firmware from the list, and select Upgrade. You can schedule a time and date to perform the remote upgrade. For example, you can schedule it during downtime to minimize disruption. A caution icon may also display to indicate that the upgrade path may not be supported.

  6. Wait for the upgrade to take effect.
To upgrade FortiAP, FortiSwitch, or FortiExtender firmware:
  1.  Go to Management > Config > FortiAP > Managed APs, > FortiSwitch > Managed FortiSwitches, or FortiExtender > FortiExtender.
  2. For the desired device, click Upgrade.
  3. In the Upgrade dialog, select Upload.
  4. Click Choose File.
  5. Browse to and upload the desired firmware file.
  6. Click Upgrade. The device is upgraded to the selected firmware version.

Upgrade

In Upgrade, you can see the current firmware version installed on the device, and update to newer stable versions if they are available. The upgrade path that FortiGate Cloud displays may differ from the upgrade path that FortiGuard displays.

To upgrade remote device firmware:
  1. Go to Management > Upgrade.
  2. Verify your device's current firmware version in the upper left before continuing.
  3. If you are concerned about the effects of upgrading or have not upgraded recently, use the Upgrade Path Tool to ensure you are following the recommended upgrade path.
  4. Backing up your device's configuration before upgrading in Management > Backup or in the device's management interface is recommended.
  5. Select an available firmware from the list, and select Upgrade. You can schedule a time and date to perform the remote upgrade. For example, you can schedule it during downtime to minimize disruption. A caution icon may also display to indicate that the upgrade path may not be supported.

  6. Wait for the upgrade to take effect.
To upgrade FortiAP, FortiSwitch, or FortiExtender firmware:
  1.  Go to Management > Config > FortiAP > Managed APs, > FortiSwitch > Managed FortiSwitches, or FortiExtender > FortiExtender.
  2. For the desired device, click Upgrade.
  3. In the Upgrade dialog, select Upload.
  4. Click Choose File.
  5. Browse to and upload the desired firmware file.
  6. Click Upgrade. The device is upgraded to the selected firmware version.