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Upgrading firmware downloaded from FortiGuard

Upgrading firmware downloaded from FortiGuard

FortiManager retrieves firmware for managed devices from FortiGuard, and you can choose to use the images to upgrade firmware on managed devices.

Tooltip

FortiManager supports FortiGate automatic firmware upgrades.

To enable automatic firmware upgrades, go to Device Manager > System > FortiGuard, enable Auto Firmware Upgrade, and optionally specify the default automatic upgrade schedule.

To upgrade firmware using images retrieved from FortiGuard:
  1. Go to the device database. See Displaying the device database.
  2. Right-click on the device and select Firmware Upgrade.

    The Device Firmware Upgrade dialog box displays a list of available upgrades retrieved from FortiGuard.

  3. Click Upgrade for the desired FortiGuard image.

    The Upgrade/Downgrade Firmware dialog box is displayed.

  4. Enable Let Device Download Firmware from FortiGuard.
  5. Optionally, enable Schedule Upgrade and specify when the upgrade will be run.
  6. Click OK.

    The firmware is downloaded from FortiGuard and the upgrade starts.

    The firmware upgrade completes.

  7. Click Close.

Upgrading firmware downloaded from FortiGuard

FortiManager retrieves firmware for managed devices from FortiGuard, and you can choose to use the images to upgrade firmware on managed devices.

Tooltip

FortiManager supports FortiGate automatic firmware upgrades.

To enable automatic firmware upgrades, go to Device Manager > System > FortiGuard, enable Auto Firmware Upgrade, and optionally specify the default automatic upgrade schedule.

To upgrade firmware using images retrieved from FortiGuard:
  1. Go to the device database. See Displaying the device database.
  2. Right-click on the device and select Firmware Upgrade.

    The Device Firmware Upgrade dialog box displays a list of available upgrades retrieved from FortiGuard.

  3. Click Upgrade for the desired FortiGuard image.

    The Upgrade/Downgrade Firmware dialog box is displayed.

  4. Enable Let Device Download Firmware from FortiGuard.
  5. Optionally, enable Schedule Upgrade and specify when the upgrade will be run.
  6. Click OK.

    The firmware is downloaded from FortiGuard and the upgrade starts.

    The firmware upgrade completes.

  7. Click Close.