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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Upgrading firmware for managed switches

You can use FortiManager to upgrade firmware for FortiSwitch units. By default, FortiManager retrieves the firmware from FortiGuard.

You can also optionally import special firmware images for FortiSwitch to the FortiGuard module, and then use them to upgrade FortiSwitch units.

To upgrade firmware for managed switches:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Managed Switches.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.

    The managed FortiSwitches are displayed in the content pane.

  3. Right-click a FortiSwitch, and select Upgrade.

    The FortiSwitch Firmware Upgrade dialog box is displayed.

  4. Select the firmware, and click Upgrade Now.

Upgrading firmware for managed switches

You can use FortiManager to upgrade firmware for FortiSwitch units. By default, FortiManager retrieves the firmware from FortiGuard.

You can also optionally import special firmware images for FortiSwitch to the FortiGuard module, and then use them to upgrade FortiSwitch units.

To upgrade firmware for managed switches:
  1. Go to FortiSwitch Manager > Managed Switches.
  2. In the tree menu, select a FortiGate.

    The managed FortiSwitches are displayed in the content pane.

  3. Right-click a FortiSwitch, and select Upgrade.

    The FortiSwitch Firmware Upgrade dialog box is displayed.

  4. Select the firmware, and click Upgrade Now.