Use the following steps to upgrade a FortiGate-6000, 7000E, or 7000F FGCP HA cluster with
uninterruptible-upgrade enabled from FortiOS 6.2.11 build 1223 to FortiOS 6.2.12 Build 1248. You can also use the following steps to upgrade a FortiGate-6000 or 7000E FGCP HA cluster with
uninterruptible-upgrade enabled from FortiOS 6.0.15 build 0405 to FortiOS 6.2.12 Build 1248. FortiGate-7000F is not supported by FortiOS 6.0.x.
|FortiOS 6.2.9 increased the FortiGate-7121F boot partition size. If you are running FortiOS 6.2.7 or earlier firmware on your FortiGate-7121F, you must upgrade to FortiOS 6.2.9 using the information in the FortiGate-7000 6.2.9 Release Notes before upgrading to 6.2.12.|
uninterruptible-upgrade allows you to upgrade the firmware of an operating FortiGate-6000 or 7000 HA configuration with only minimal traffic interruption. During the upgrade, the secondary FortiGate upgrades first. Then a failover occurs and the newly upgraded FortiGate becomes the primary FortiGate and the firmware of the new secondary FortiGate upgrades.
To perform a graceful upgrade of your FortiGate-6000 or 7000 FGCP HA cluster from FortiOS 6.2.11 or 6.0.15 to FortiOS 6.2.12:
Use the following command to enable
uninterruptible-upgradeto support HA graceful upgrade:
config system ha
set uninterruptible-upgrade enable
Download FortiOS 6.2.12 firmware for FortiGate-6000 or 7000 from the https://support.fortinet.com FortiGate-6K7K 6.2.12 firmware image folder.
Perform a normal upgrade of your HA cluster using the downloaded firmware image file.
Verify that you have installed the correct firmware version. For example, for the FortiGate-6301F:
get system status Version: FortiGate-6301F v6.2.12,build1248,221121 (GA) ...