How to set up your FortiDB : Updating the firmware
Updating the firmware
Your new FortiDB appliance ships with the latest operating system (firmware). However, if Fortinet has released a new version since it shipped your appliance, install the new firmware before you continue the installation. Fortinet periodically releases FortiDB firmware updates with enhancements and to address issues.
Before you can download firmware updates for your FortiDB appliance, you must first register it with Fortinet Technical Support. For details, go to or contact Fortinet Technical Support.
FortiDB firmware is available for download at:
New firmware can also introduce new features which you must configure for the first time.
For late-breaking information specific to the firmware release version, see the release notes for the release.
When you update the firmware image, FortiDB keeps existing data and configuration. However, Fortinet recommends that you back up all FortiDB data and configuration settings before you upgrade. The backup operation safeguards data and configuration settings in case power is lost during the upgrade. For information on backup and restore procedures, see “Backups”.
See also
Upgrading the firmware
Installing FortiDB firmware