Chapter: execute > fmupdate


Import or export packages using the FTP, SCP, or FTFP servers, and import database files from a CD-ROM


execute fmupdate {ftp | scp | tftp} import <type> <remote_file> <ip> <port> <remote_path> <user> <password>

execute fmupdate {ftp | scp | tftp} export <type> <remote_file> <ip> <port> <remote_path> <user> <password>



{ftp | scp | tftp}

Select the file transfer protocol to use: ftp, scp, or tftp.


Select the type of file to export or import. The following options are available: av-ips, fct-av, url, spam, file-query, license-fgt, license-fct, custom-url, or domp.


Update manager packet file name on the server or host.


Enter the FQDN or the IP address of the server.


Enter the port to connect to on the remote SCP host. Range: 1 to 65535


Enter the name of the directory of the file to download from the FTP server or SCP host. If the directory name has spaces, use quotes instead.


Enter the user name to log into the FTP server or SCP host


Enter the password to log into the FTP server or SCP host

fmupdate cdrom

Import database files from a CD-ROM. The CD-ROM must be mounted first.

This command is only available on FortiManager hardware models that have CD-ROM drives.


execute fmupdate cdrom import <type> <string>

execute fmupdate cdrom list <folder>

execute fmupdate cdrom mount

execute fmupdate cdrom unmount




Import database files.


Set the packet type: url, spam, or file-query.


The FortiGuard packet file name on the CD TFTP driver.


List the packets in a specific folder.


The name of the folder to list.


Mount the CD-ROM.


Unmount the CD-ROM.