Use CLI Commands for Upgrade Tasks

CLI commands for upgrading PAN-OS.
Use the following CLI commands to carry out upgrade tasks.
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Check the current versions of the firewall
  • Check the current version of the firewall software and content.
show system info
Access the available dynamic updates and upgrade the content version of the firewall
  • Check available content versions of dynamic updates directly from the Palo Alto Networks servers.
request content upgrade check
  • Check available content versions of dynamic updates directly from the firewall.
request content upgrade info
  • Download content version directly to the firewall.
request content upgrade download <content version>
  • Install content version.
request content upgrade install <content version>
Access the available software versions and upgrade the firewall
  • Check the available software versions available for download.
request system software info
  • Check the available versions loaded on the firewall.
request system software check
  • Download a specific version of the software.
request system software download version <version>
  • Check the status of a specific download job.
Show job id <jobid>
  • Install the downloaded software.
request system software install version 10.1.0
  • Restart the firewall.
request restart system

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