FortiAnalyzer can receive logs and Windows host events directly from endpoints connected to EMS, and you can use FortiAnalyzer to analyze the logs and run reports.
How to migrate to a new FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer model starting in v5.4.1.

For example: FortiManager-VM 32-bit to a FortiManager-VM 64-bit


Expectations, Requirements
Transfer configuration to a new model.

How to Upgrade FortiManager VM 5.4.1 32 bit from to FortiManager VM 5.4.1 64 bit:

Note: FortiManager Release Notes v5.4.1 states that support for 32-bit VMs Removed on Page 8

There is no any longer support for FortiManager/FortiAnalyzer 32-bit VMs.  For FortiManager, you can use the migration feature to back up and restore between 32-bit and 64-bit VMs.

For information, see the Migrating the Configuration section in the FortiManager admin guide
  • Backup FortiManager-VM 32-bit configuration

  • Download the FortiManager-VM 64bit v5.4.1 image from

  • Create a new FortiManager VM, this new FortiManager VM need to be running on 64 bits

  • The VM license requires the IP address to be registered at
    Two options are available:

        a) Power off the FortiManager-VM 32bit unit and use the same IP on the 64bit unit, or
        b) Use a different IP address and modify the registered IP address on the Support portal.

  • Migrate the FortiManager-VM 32 bits configuration file using a FTP and the command:
exec migrate all-settings < ftp | scp | sftp > <server> <filepath> <user> <password> [cryptpasswd]
exec migrate all-settings ftp backup.cfg fotinet 123456
Note: It is possible that you need to delete and add all the FortiGates again or retrieve configuration and synchronize on all the FortiGates