FortiNAC-F is a zero-trust network access solution that provides users with enhanced visibility into the Internet of Things (IoT) devices on their enterprise networks. For legacy FortiNAC articles prior to FortiNAC-F 7.2, see FortiNAC.
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This article describes how to upgrade the FortiNAC-F appliance using the CLI. This procedure is useful when it is not possible to upgrade via the Administration UI.


For GUI upgrade instructions, see System update in the Administration Guide.

Scope FortiNAC-F vF7.2. 
  1. Download the upgrade image to the appliance.

UI Method


  1. Navigate to System -> Settings -> Updates -> System.
  2. Select Download.
  3. Select the file and click Download.


     2. Run the upgrade in the CLI with the following command:

exec enter-shell
cd /bsc/campusMgrUpdates
sudo /bin/nac/upgrade <upgrade_image_filename>




exec enter-shell
cd /bsc/campusMgrUpdates
sudo /bin/nac/upgrade FNAC_ESX-v7.2.3-build0083-FORTINET.out



     3. Reboot the appliance with the following command:


execute reboot


Contact Support if further assistance is required.