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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Firmware images

Go to FortiGuard > Firmware Images to manage the firmware images stored on the FortiManager device. You can import firmware images for FortiGate, FortiCarrier, FortiAnalyzer, FortiManager, FortiAP, and FortiExtender.

You can download only those images that are needed from the FDS systems, and customize which firmware images are available for deployment.

The following information and settings are available:

Import Images

Select to open the firmware image import list.

Models

From the dropdown list, select All to show all the available models on the FortiGuard server, or select Managed to show only the models that are currently being managed by the FortiManager device.

Product

Select a managed product type from the dropdown list.

Search

Use the search field to find a specific entry in the table.

Seq.#

The sequence number.

Model

The device model number that the firmware is applicable to.

Latest Version (Release Date/Time)

The latest version of the firmware that is available.

Preferred Version

The firmware version that you would like to use on the device. Click Change to open the Change Version dialog box, then select the desired version from the dropdown list and select OK to change the preferred version.

Size

The size of the firmware image.

Status

The status of the image, that is, from where it is available.

Action Status

The status of the current action being taken.

Release Notes

A link to a copy of the release for the firmware image that has been downloaded.

Download/Delete

Download the firmware image from the FDS if it is available. If the firmware images has already been downloaded, then delete the firmware image from the FortiManager device.

For information about upgrading your FortiManager device, see the FortiManager Release Notes or contact Fortinet Customer Service & Support.

To import a firmware image:
  1. Go to FortiGuard > Firmware Images, and click Import Images in the toolbar.
  2. Select a device in the list, and click Import in the toolbar. The Firmware Upload dialog box, opens.
  3. Click Browse to browse to the desired firmware image file, or drag and drop the file onto the dialog box.
  4. Click OK to import the firmware image.

Firmware images can be downloaded from the Fortinet Customer Service & Support site at https://support.fortinet.com/ (support account required).

To delete firmware images:
  1. Go to FortiGuard > Firmware Images, and click Import Images in the toolbar.
  2. Select the firmware images you would like to delete.
  3. Click Delete in the toolbar. A confirmation dialog box appears.
  4. Click OK to delete the firmware images.

Firmware images

Go to FortiGuard > Firmware Images to manage the firmware images stored on the FortiManager device. You can import firmware images for FortiGate, FortiCarrier, FortiAnalyzer, FortiManager, FortiAP, and FortiExtender.

You can download only those images that are needed from the FDS systems, and customize which firmware images are available for deployment.

The following information and settings are available:

Import Images

Select to open the firmware image import list.

Models

From the dropdown list, select All to show all the available models on the FortiGuard server, or select Managed to show only the models that are currently being managed by the FortiManager device.

Product

Select a managed product type from the dropdown list.

Search

Use the search field to find a specific entry in the table.

Seq.#

The sequence number.

Model

The device model number that the firmware is applicable to.

Latest Version (Release Date/Time)

The latest version of the firmware that is available.

Preferred Version

The firmware version that you would like to use on the device. Click Change to open the Change Version dialog box, then select the desired version from the dropdown list and select OK to change the preferred version.

Size

The size of the firmware image.

Status

The status of the image, that is, from where it is available.

Action Status

The status of the current action being taken.

Release Notes

A link to a copy of the release for the firmware image that has been downloaded.

Download/Delete

Download the firmware image from the FDS if it is available. If the firmware images has already been downloaded, then delete the firmware image from the FortiManager device.

For information about upgrading your FortiManager device, see the FortiManager Release Notes or contact Fortinet Customer Service & Support.

To import a firmware image:
  1. Go to FortiGuard > Firmware Images, and click Import Images in the toolbar.
  2. Select a device in the list, and click Import in the toolbar. The Firmware Upload dialog box, opens.
  3. Click Browse to browse to the desired firmware image file, or drag and drop the file onto the dialog box.
  4. Click OK to import the firmware image.

Firmware images can be downloaded from the Fortinet Customer Service & Support site at https://support.fortinet.com/ (support account required).

To delete firmware images:
  1. Go to FortiGuard > Firmware Images, and click Import Images in the toolbar.
  2. Select the firmware images you would like to delete.
  3. Click Delete in the toolbar. A confirmation dialog box appears.
  4. Click OK to delete the firmware images.