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Exporting a policy package from one FortiManager to another

In this example, you will learn how to export a policy package from one FortiManager to another FortiManager.

To export a policy package from one FortiManager to another FortiManager:
  1. Select a FortiManager policy package and installation target you want to export:
    1. Select a FortiManager policy package and its installation target.

      For example,

      Policy Package: PP_001

      Installation Target: Device1

  2. Download the latest revision:
    1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups > and double-click the installation target device (Device1 in this example).
    2. Go to System: Dashboard > Configuration and Installation Status > Total Revisions.
    3. Download the latest revision (for example, Revision 1).
  3. Add the device to the second FortiManager:
    1. Go to your second FortiManager.
    2. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups > and click Add Device. The Add Device wizard displays.

      Its SN must be similar to the one you got the revision from. It can be the same as the original SN, or you can take the SN prefix (the first six characters) and append 10 digits to it.

      For example, FG200D12345985242 is the original SN.

      Prefix: FG200D

      Appended 10 Digits: 0000000001

      The new SN will be: FG200D0000000001.

    3. Select Add Model Device and complete the wizard.

  4. Import the revision to the second FortiManager:
    1. On your second FortiManager device, go to Device Manager > Device & Groups and double-click the model device. The Device Dashboard displays.
    2. Go to System: Dashboard > Configuration and Installation Status > Total Revisions.
    3. Right-click the empty revision list and select Import Revision > Revision 1.
    4. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
    5. Right-click your model device and select Import Policy. The wizard displays.
    6. Complete the wizard.
    7. Go to Policy & Objects. The policy package and its used objects are displayed.
Note

For further FortiManager information, refer to the FortiManager Administration Guides available in the Fortinet Document Library.

Exporting a policy package from one FortiManager to another

In this example, you will learn how to export a policy package from one FortiManager to another FortiManager.

To export a policy package from one FortiManager to another FortiManager:
  1. Select a FortiManager policy package and installation target you want to export:
    1. Select a FortiManager policy package and its installation target.

      For example,

      Policy Package: PP_001

      Installation Target: Device1

  2. Download the latest revision:
    1. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups > and double-click the installation target device (Device1 in this example).
    2. Go to System: Dashboard > Configuration and Installation Status > Total Revisions.
    3. Download the latest revision (for example, Revision 1).
  3. Add the device to the second FortiManager:
    1. Go to your second FortiManager.
    2. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups > and click Add Device. The Add Device wizard displays.

      Its SN must be similar to the one you got the revision from. It can be the same as the original SN, or you can take the SN prefix (the first six characters) and append 10 digits to it.

      For example, FG200D12345985242 is the original SN.

      Prefix: FG200D

      Appended 10 Digits: 0000000001

      The new SN will be: FG200D0000000001.

    3. Select Add Model Device and complete the wizard.

  4. Import the revision to the second FortiManager:
    1. On your second FortiManager device, go to Device Manager > Device & Groups and double-click the model device. The Device Dashboard displays.
    2. Go to System: Dashboard > Configuration and Installation Status > Total Revisions.
    3. Right-click the empty revision list and select Import Revision > Revision 1.
    4. Go to Device Manager > Device & Groups.
    5. Right-click your model device and select Import Policy. The wizard displays.
    6. Complete the wizard.
    7. Go to Policy & Objects. The policy package and its used objects are displayed.
Note

For further FortiManager information, refer to the FortiManager Administration Guides available in the Fortinet Document Library.