Central Management FortiGuard

FortiGuard

FortiManager can also connect to the FortiGuard Distribution Network (FDN) to receive push updates for IPS signatures and antivirus definitions. These updates can then be used to update multiple FortiGate units throughout an organization. By using the FortiManager as the host for updates, bandwidth use is minimized as updates are downloaded to one source instead of many.

To receive IPS and antivirus updates from FortiManager, indicate an alternate IP address on the FortiGate unit.

 

To configure updates from FortiManager

1. Go to System > Config > FortiGuard.

2. Select AntiVirus and IPS Options to expand the options.

3. Enable both Allow Push Update and Use override push IP.

4. Enter the IP address of the FortiManager unit.

5. Select Apply.


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