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Overview of Version 8.6.1

Version 8.6 is the latest release being made available to customers to provide functionality and address some known issues.

Important

Supplemental Documentation

The following can be found in the Fortinet Document Library.

  • 8.x Fixes and Enhancements Summary
  • FortiNAC Release Matrix

Version Information

These Release Notes contain additional Enhancements, Device Support, and features. Unique numbering is used for the carious components of the product. The software version and Agent version supplied with this release are listed below.

Version: 8.6.1

Agent Version: 5.2.1.8

A newer Persistent Agent may be required to support certain antivirus and anti-spyware products. Refer to the Agent Release Notes in the Fortinet Document Library.

Firmware version represents a collection of system services and operating system features imaged on to the appliance before it leaves manufacturing. The firmware image cannot be updated by a Fortinet customer. Services within the image are updated by Fortinet or a certified Fortinet Partner in appliance maintenance packages released asnew more robust and secure versions of services become available.

Note that upgrading software versions does not change firmware nor does it automatically require an upgrade to the Persistent Agent. Newer Persistent Agents are not compatible with older software versions unless that capability is specifically highlighted in the corresponding release notes.

Overview of Version 8.6.1

Version 8.6 is the latest release being made available to customers to provide functionality and address some known issues.

Important

Supplemental Documentation

The following can be found in the Fortinet Document Library.

  • 8.x Fixes and Enhancements Summary
  • FortiNAC Release Matrix

Version Information

These Release Notes contain additional Enhancements, Device Support, and features. Unique numbering is used for the carious components of the product. The software version and Agent version supplied with this release are listed below.

Version: 8.6.1

Agent Version: 5.2.1.8

A newer Persistent Agent may be required to support certain antivirus and anti-spyware products. Refer to the Agent Release Notes in the Fortinet Document Library.

Firmware version represents a collection of system services and operating system features imaged on to the appliance before it leaves manufacturing. The firmware image cannot be updated by a Fortinet customer. Services within the image are updated by Fortinet or a certified Fortinet Partner in appliance maintenance packages released asnew more robust and secure versions of services become available.

Note that upgrading software versions does not change firmware nor does it automatically require an upgrade to the Persistent Agent. Newer Persistent Agents are not compatible with older software versions unless that capability is specifically highlighted in the corresponding release notes.