You can use the CLI to upgrade WildFire appliances enrolled
in a cluster individually, or use Panorama to upgrade the cluster
as a group.
Depending on the number of samples the WildFire appliance has
analyzed and stored, the time required to upgrade the appliance
software varies; this is because upgrading requires the migration
of all malware samples and 14 days of benign samples. Allow 30 to
60 minutes for each WildFire appliance that you have used in a production
All nodes in a cluster must run the same version
of the operating system.
Panorama can manage WildFire appliances and appliance clusters
running PAN-OS software versions 8.0.1 or later.
Ensure the devices are connected to a reliable power source.
A loss of power during an upgrade can make the devices unusable.
Depending on your deployment, perform one of the following tasks
to upgrade your WildFire cluster: