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Fortinet Security Fabric upgrade

FortiOS 6.2.9 greatly increases the interoperability between other Fortinet products. This includes:

  • FortiAnalyzer 6.2.5
  • FortiClient EMS 6.2.3 and later
  • FortiClient 6.2.3 and later
  • FortiAP 5.4.4 and later
  • FortiSwitch 3.6.11 and later

When upgrading your Security Fabric, devices that manage other devices should be upgraded first. Upgrade the firmware of each device in the following order. This maintains network connectivity without the need to use manual steps.

  1. FortiAnalyzer
  2. FortiManager
  3. Managed FortiExtender devices
  4. FortiGate devices
  5. Managed FortiSwitch devices
  6. Managed FortiAP devices
  7. FortiClient EMS
  8. FortiClient
  9. FortiSandbox
  10. FortiMail
  11. FortiWeb
  12. FortiADC
  13. FortiDDOS
  14. FortiWLC

If the Security Fabric is enabled, then all FortiGate devices must be upgraded to 6.2.9. When the Security Fabric is enabled in FortiOS 6.2.9, all FortiGate devices must be running FortiOS 6.2.9.

Fortinet Security Fabric upgrade

FortiOS 6.2.9 greatly increases the interoperability between other Fortinet products. This includes:

  • FortiAnalyzer 6.2.5
  • FortiClient EMS 6.2.3 and later
  • FortiClient 6.2.3 and later
  • FortiAP 5.4.4 and later
  • FortiSwitch 3.6.11 and later

When upgrading your Security Fabric, devices that manage other devices should be upgraded first. Upgrade the firmware of each device in the following order. This maintains network connectivity without the need to use manual steps.

  1. FortiAnalyzer
  2. FortiManager
  3. Managed FortiExtender devices
  4. FortiGate devices
  5. Managed FortiSwitch devices
  6. Managed FortiAP devices
  7. FortiClient EMS
  8. FortiClient
  9. FortiSandbox
  10. FortiMail
  11. FortiWeb
  12. FortiADC
  13. FortiDDOS
  14. FortiWLC

If the Security Fabric is enabled, then all FortiGate devices must be upgraded to 6.2.9. When the Security Fabric is enabled in FortiOS 6.2.9, all FortiGate devices must be running FortiOS 6.2.9.