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FortiSIEM OS Update Process

FortiSIEM OS update process includes the following:

FortiSIEM CentOS 8 Update Server

Whenever Redhat/CentOS publishes an important OS update for CentOS 8, an announcement is made via the CentOS-announce mailing list. The FortiSIEM engineering team subscribes to this mailing list. Once a new update is available, FortiSIEM engineering first tests these updates on a FortiSIEM Virtual Appliance for stability and regression. After confirming that the update is safe, the FortiSIEM CentOS 8 update server updates the OS packages from CentOS mirror servers.

FortiSIEM OS Updates

Before release, FortiSIEM is updated with the latest updates from the FortiSIEM CentOS 8 update server. FortiSIEM customers automatically receive an OS update when they upgrade to the latest FortiSIEM.

If a customer needs to update CentOS 8 without upgrading the FortiSIEM product itself, they can execute the script on demand: yum upgrade -y. For this, the FortiSIEM instance needs port 443 access to:

Note: If you wish to set up an offline repository server instead of directly using Fortinet servers os-pkgs-cdn.fortisiem.fortinet.com and os-pkgs-c8.fortisiem.fortinet.com, check the Offline Upgrade guide in 6.2 Reference Manuals.

FortiSIEM OS Update Process

FortiSIEM OS update process includes the following:

FortiSIEM CentOS 8 Update Server

Whenever Redhat/CentOS publishes an important OS update for CentOS 8, an announcement is made via the CentOS-announce mailing list. The FortiSIEM engineering team subscribes to this mailing list. Once a new update is available, FortiSIEM engineering first tests these updates on a FortiSIEM Virtual Appliance for stability and regression. After confirming that the update is safe, the FortiSIEM CentOS 8 update server updates the OS packages from CentOS mirror servers.

FortiSIEM OS Updates

Before release, FortiSIEM is updated with the latest updates from the FortiSIEM CentOS 8 update server. FortiSIEM customers automatically receive an OS update when they upgrade to the latest FortiSIEM.

If a customer needs to update CentOS 8 without upgrading the FortiSIEM product itself, they can execute the script on demand: yum upgrade -y. For this, the FortiSIEM instance needs port 443 access to:

Note: If you wish to set up an offline repository server instead of directly using Fortinet servers os-pkgs-cdn.fortisiem.fortinet.com and os-pkgs-c8.fortisiem.fortinet.com, check the Offline Upgrade guide in 6.2 Reference Manuals.