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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Schedule a policy package install

In FortiManager you can create, edit, and delete install schedules for policy packages. The Schedule Install menu option has been added to the Install wizard when selecting to install policy package and device settings. You can specify the date and time to install the latest policy package changes.

Select the clock icon which is displayed beside the policy package name to create an install schedule. Select this icon to edit or cancel the schedule. When a scheduled install has been configured and is active, hover the mouse over the icon to view the scheduled date and time.

To schedule the install of a policy package to a target device:
  1. Ensure you are in the ADOM that contains the policy package.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects > Policy Packages.
  3. From the Install menu, select Install Wizard. The Install Wizard opens.
  4. Select Schedule Install, and set the install schedule date and time.
  5. Select Next. In the device selection screen, edit the installation targets as required.
  6. Select Next. In the interface validation screen, edit the interface mapping as required.
  7. Select Schedule Install to continue to the policy and object validation screen. In the ready to install screen you can copy the log and download the preview text file.
To edit or cancel an install schedule:
  1. Ensure you are in the ADOM that contains the policy package.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects > Policy Packages.
  3. Click the clock icon next to the policy package name in the Policy Package tree. The Edit Install Schedule dialog box is displayed.
  4. Select Cancel Schedule to cancel the install schedule, then select OK in the confirmation dialog box to cancel the schedule. Otherwise, edit the install schedule as required and select OK to save your changes.

Schedule a policy package install

In FortiManager you can create, edit, and delete install schedules for policy packages. The Schedule Install menu option has been added to the Install wizard when selecting to install policy package and device settings. You can specify the date and time to install the latest policy package changes.

Select the clock icon which is displayed beside the policy package name to create an install schedule. Select this icon to edit or cancel the schedule. When a scheduled install has been configured and is active, hover the mouse over the icon to view the scheduled date and time.

To schedule the install of a policy package to a target device:
  1. Ensure you are in the ADOM that contains the policy package.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects > Policy Packages.
  3. From the Install menu, select Install Wizard. The Install Wizard opens.
  4. Select Schedule Install, and set the install schedule date and time.
  5. Select Next. In the device selection screen, edit the installation targets as required.
  6. Select Next. In the interface validation screen, edit the interface mapping as required.
  7. Select Schedule Install to continue to the policy and object validation screen. In the ready to install screen you can copy the log and download the preview text file.
To edit or cancel an install schedule:
  1. Ensure you are in the ADOM that contains the policy package.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects > Policy Packages.
  3. Click the clock icon next to the policy package name in the Policy Package tree. The Edit Install Schedule dialog box is displayed.
  4. Select Cancel Schedule to cancel the install schedule, then select OK in the confirmation dialog box to cancel the schedule. Otherwise, edit the install schedule as required and select OK to save your changes.