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Deploying FortiClient upgrades from FortiClient EMS

Deploying FortiClient upgrades from FortiClient EMS

You can deploy a FortiClient software update from FortiClient EMS. A prompt appears on the FortiClient endpoint when a deployment package requests deployment. The prompt requests the user to do one of the following:

Prompt option

Description

Install Now

FortiClient performs the upgrade and automatically restarts your computer.

Install Later

Indicate the time to start the upgrade. The default is 8:00 PM. Your computer automatically restarts after the upgrade finishes.

No Option

If you do not select an option, the upgrade occurs by default at 8:00 PM. After FortiClient EMS uninstalls the previous version, it asks if the user wants to reboot. The prompt requests the user to do one of the following:

  • Reboot: have the reboot occur immediately.
  • Reboot later: reboot the computer later. You cannot select a specific reboot time. Use this option at your discretion.

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Deploying FortiClient upgrades from FortiClient EMS

You can deploy a FortiClient software update from FortiClient EMS. A prompt appears on the FortiClient endpoint when a deployment package requests deployment. The prompt requests the user to do one of the following:

Prompt option

Description

Install Now

FortiClient performs the upgrade and automatically restarts your computer.

Install Later

Indicate the time to start the upgrade. The default is 8:00 PM. Your computer automatically restarts after the upgrade finishes.

No Option

If you do not select an option, the upgrade occurs by default at 8:00 PM. After FortiClient EMS uninstalls the previous version, it asks if the user wants to reboot. The prompt requests the user to do one of the following:

  • Reboot: have the reboot occur immediately.
  • Reboot later: reboot the computer later. You cannot select a specific reboot time. Use this option at your discretion.