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Overview

This document provides the steps to upgrade the FortiNAC appliance software. For fixes/enhancements and device support details, refer to the applicable version of Release Notes in the Fortinet Document Library.

Procedure Overview

  1. Review the following documentation before proceeding:
    Known Anomalies
    https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortinac/8.3.7/known-anomalies

    Upgrade Considerations
    https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortinac/8.6.0/upgrade-instructions-and-considerations/046354/upgrade-considerations

  2. Virtual FortiNAC appliances: Run snapshot on each appliance to be upgraded.
    NOTE: FortiNAC cannot go backwards to a previous version
  3. Run operating system updates and reboot appliance(s). For instructions, see CentOS Updates in the Fortinet Document Library.
    https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortinac/8.3.0/fortinac-centos-updates
  4. Upgrade software on the appliance(s).
    See Upgrade Instructions.
    https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortinac/8.6.0/upgrade-instructions-and-considerations/921445/upgrade-instructions

Overview

This document provides the steps to upgrade the FortiNAC appliance software. For fixes/enhancements and device support details, refer to the applicable version of Release Notes in the Fortinet Document Library.

Procedure Overview

  1. Review the following documentation before proceeding:
    Known Anomalies
    https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortinac/8.3.7/known-anomalies

    Upgrade Considerations
    https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortinac/8.6.0/upgrade-instructions-and-considerations/046354/upgrade-considerations

  2. Virtual FortiNAC appliances: Run snapshot on each appliance to be upgraded.
    NOTE: FortiNAC cannot go backwards to a previous version
  3. Run operating system updates and reboot appliance(s). For instructions, see CentOS Updates in the Fortinet Document Library.
    https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortinac/8.3.0/fortinac-centos-updates
  4. Upgrade software on the appliance(s).
    See Upgrade Instructions.
    https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortinac/8.6.0/upgrade-instructions-and-considerations/921445/upgrade-instructions