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Updates

Updates groups together options for updating FortiNAC servers with the latest software release and the latest Agent packages.

Options

Option

Definition

Agent Packages

Displays a list of the Dissolvable Agent, Persistent Agent, and Passive Agent versions available on your FortiNAC appliance. Download new agents and add them to FortiNAC as they become available from Fortinet using the Download. Download an Administrative template for GPO configuration to your PC from the FortiNACappliance using the links at the top of the view.

See Agent packages.

Operating System

Use operating system updates to download and install bugfix and security updates for the CentOS Distribution on FortiNAC servers.

See Updating CentOS.

The Operating System information can be viewed using the "sysinfo" command in the appliance CLI:

Distribution: Lists the CentOS Operating System version and is updated via OS Update. OS Kernel: Lists the OS update patch value.
Note this will only change if a Kernel update is in the OS Update.

Example
Recognized platform: Linux
Distribution: CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core)
OS Kernel: 3.10.0-957.21.3.el7.x86_64

System

Use System Updates to configure download settings, download updates from Fortinet, install updates and view the updates log.

See System update.

System version information can be viewed under Help > About in the UI as well as using the "sysinfo" command in the appliance CLI.

Example
Engine Version: 8.6.2.587

Updates

Updates groups together options for updating FortiNAC servers with the latest software release and the latest Agent packages.

Options

Option

Definition

Agent Packages

Displays a list of the Dissolvable Agent, Persistent Agent, and Passive Agent versions available on your FortiNAC appliance. Download new agents and add them to FortiNAC as they become available from Fortinet using the Download. Download an Administrative template for GPO configuration to your PC from the FortiNACappliance using the links at the top of the view.

See Agent packages.

Operating System

Use operating system updates to download and install bugfix and security updates for the CentOS Distribution on FortiNAC servers.

See Updating CentOS.

The Operating System information can be viewed using the "sysinfo" command in the appliance CLI:

Distribution: Lists the CentOS Operating System version and is updated via OS Update. OS Kernel: Lists the OS update patch value.
Note this will only change if a Kernel update is in the OS Update.

Example
Recognized platform: Linux
Distribution: CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core)
OS Kernel: 3.10.0-957.21.3.el7.x86_64

System

Use System Updates to configure download settings, download updates from Fortinet, install updates and view the updates log.

See System update.

System version information can be viewed under Help > About in the UI as well as using the "sysinfo" command in the appliance CLI.

Example
Engine Version: 8.6.2.587