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Administration Guide

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Configuring FortiGuard updates

To configure FortiGuard updates:
  1. Go to System > FortiGuard
  2. Scroll down to the FortiGuard Updates section.
  3. Configure the antivirus and IPS options for connecting and downloading definition files:

    Accept push updates

    Enable to allow updates to be sent automatically to your FortiGate. New definitions will be added as soon as they are released by FortiGuard. See Push updates.

    Use override push

    Only available if Accept push updates is enabled. See Override push.

    Scheduled Updates

    Enable to schedule updates to be sent to the FortiGate at the specified time. See Scheduled updates.

    Improve IPS quality

    Enable to send information to the FortiGuard servers when an attack occurs. This can help keep the FortiGuard database current as attacks evolve, and improve IPS signatures.

    Use extended IPS signature package

    Enable to use the extended IPS database, that includes protection from legacy attacks, along with the regular IPS database that protects against the latest common and in-the-wild attacks.

    Update server location

    The FortiGuard update server location. See Update server location for details.

  4. Click Apply.

Configuring FortiGuard updates

To configure FortiGuard updates:
  1. Go to System > FortiGuard
  2. Scroll down to the FortiGuard Updates section.
  3. Configure the antivirus and IPS options for connecting and downloading definition files:

    Accept push updates

    Enable to allow updates to be sent automatically to your FortiGate. New definitions will be added as soon as they are released by FortiGuard. See Push updates.

    Use override push

    Only available if Accept push updates is enabled. See Override push.

    Scheduled Updates

    Enable to schedule updates to be sent to the FortiGate at the specified time. See Scheduled updates.

    Improve IPS quality

    Enable to send information to the FortiGuard servers when an attack occurs. This can help keep the FortiGuard database current as attacks evolve, and improve IPS signatures.

    Use extended IPS signature package

    Enable to use the extended IPS database, that includes protection from legacy attacks, along with the regular IPS database that protects against the latest common and in-the-wild attacks.

    Update server location

    The FortiGuard update server location. See Update server location for details.

  4. Click Apply.