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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Using the Install Wizard to install policy packages and device settings

You can use the Install Wizard to install policy packages and device settings to one or more FortiGate devices, including any device-specific settings for the devices associated with that package.

To use the Install Wizard to install policy packages and device settings:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. In the toolbar, select Install Wizard or Install > Install Wizard.
  3. Select Install Policy Package & Device Settings and specify the policy package and other parameters. Click Next.

    Policy Package

    Select the policy package from the dropdown list.

    Comment

    Type an optional comment.

    Create ADOM Revision

    Select the checkbox to create an ADOM revision.

     

    Revision Name

    Type the revision name.

     

    Revision Comments

    Type an optional comment.

    Schedule Install

    Select the checkbox to schedule the installation.

     

    Date

    Click the date field and select the date for the installation in the calendar pop-up.

     

    Time

    Select the hour and minute from the dropdown lists.

  4. On the next page, select one or more devices or groups to install, and click Next.

    The select devices are validated. Validation includes validating the policy and object, the interface, and installation preparation. Devices with validation errors are skipped for installation. The validation results are displayed.

    If enabled, a policy consistency check will be performed and the results will be available (see Perform a policy consistency check).

  5. (Optional) Click the Install Preview button to view a preview of the installation and download a text file of the installation preview details. You can also download a text file of the installation preview details.
  6. (Optional) Click the Policy Package Diff button to view the differences between the current policy and the policy in the device. See also View a policy package diff.
  7. When validation is complete, click Install or Schedule Install (if you selected Schedule Install).

    FortiManager displays the status of the installation and then lists the devices onto which the settings were installed and any errors or warning that occurred during the installation process.

  8. Click Finish to close the wizard.

Using the Install Wizard to install policy packages and device settings

You can use the Install Wizard to install policy packages and device settings to one or more FortiGate devices, including any device-specific settings for the devices associated with that package.

To use the Install Wizard to install policy packages and device settings:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. In the toolbar, select Install Wizard or Install > Install Wizard.
  3. Select Install Policy Package & Device Settings and specify the policy package and other parameters. Click Next.

    Policy Package

    Select the policy package from the dropdown list.

    Comment

    Type an optional comment.

    Create ADOM Revision

    Select the checkbox to create an ADOM revision.

     

    Revision Name

    Type the revision name.

     

    Revision Comments

    Type an optional comment.

    Schedule Install

    Select the checkbox to schedule the installation.

     

    Date

    Click the date field and select the date for the installation in the calendar pop-up.

     

    Time

    Select the hour and minute from the dropdown lists.

  4. On the next page, select one or more devices or groups to install, and click Next.

    The select devices are validated. Validation includes validating the policy and object, the interface, and installation preparation. Devices with validation errors are skipped for installation. The validation results are displayed.

    If enabled, a policy consistency check will be performed and the results will be available (see Perform a policy consistency check).

  5. (Optional) Click the Install Preview button to view a preview of the installation and download a text file of the installation preview details. You can also download a text file of the installation preview details.
  6. (Optional) Click the Policy Package Diff button to view the differences between the current policy and the policy in the device. See also View a policy package diff.
  7. When validation is complete, click Install or Schedule Install (if you selected Schedule Install).

    FortiManager displays the status of the installation and then lists the devices onto which the settings were installed and any errors or warning that occurred during the installation process.

  8. Click Finish to close the wizard.