Schedule Dynamic Content Updates

  • Panorama > Device Deployment > Dynamic Updates
To schedule an automatic download and installation of an update, click
Schedules
, click
Add
, and configure the settings as described in the following table.
Dynamic Update Schedule Settings
Name
Enter a name to identify the scheduled job (up to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive, must be unique, and can contain only letters, numbers, hyphens, and underscores.
Disabled
Select to disable the scheduled job.
Type
Select the type of content update to schedule:
App
,
App and Threat
,
Antivirus
,
WildFire
, or
URL Database
.
Recurrence
Select the interval at which Panorama checks in with the update server. The recurrence options vary by update type.
Time
For a
Daily
update, select the
Time
from the 24-hour clock.
For a
Weekly
update, select the
Day
of week, and the
Time
from the 24-hour clock.
Disable new apps in content update
You can disable new apps in content updates only if you set the update
Type
to
App
or
App and Threat
and only if
Action
is set to
Download and Install
.
Select to disable applications in the update that are new relative to the last installed update. This protects against the latest threats while giving you the flexibility to enable the applications after preparing any policy updates. Then, to enable applications, log in to the firewall, select
Device
Dynamic Updates
, click
Apps
in the Features column to display the new applications, and click
Enable/Disable
for each application you want to enable.
Action
  • Download Only
    —Panorama will download the scheduled update. You must manually “Install” the update on firewalls and Log Collectors.
  • Download and Install
    —Panorama will download and automatically install the scheduled update.
Devices
Select
Devices
and then select the firewalls that will receive scheduled content updates.
Log Collectors
Select
Log Collectors
and then select the managed collectors that will receive scheduled content updates.

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