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Administration Guide

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Manual updates

When needed, FortiGuard Distribution Network (FDN) updates can be manually uploaded.

To manually update the signature definitions files:
  1. Log in to the Fortinet Support website.
  2. Go to Support > Service Updates.
  3. Select your OS Version from the dropdown list.
  4. Locate your device in the table, and download the signature definitions files.
  5. On the FortiGate, go to System > FortiGuard.
  6. In the License Information table, locate and expand the definitions that you are updating, and click Upgrade Database in the rightmost column.
  7. In the pane that opens, click Upload, locate the downloaded definitions file on your computer, then click Open.

    The download may take a few minutes to complete.

  8. Click OK.

Manual updates

When needed, FortiGuard Distribution Network (FDN) updates can be manually uploaded.

To manually update the signature definitions files:
  1. Log in to the Fortinet Support website.
  2. Go to Support > Service Updates.
  3. Select your OS Version from the dropdown list.
  4. Locate your device in the table, and download the signature definitions files.
  5. On the FortiGate, go to System > FortiGuard.
  6. In the License Information table, locate and expand the definitions that you are updating, and click Upgrade Database in the rightmost column.
  7. In the pane that opens, click Upload, locate the downloaded definitions file on your computer, then click Open.

    The download may take a few minutes to complete.

  8. Click OK.