Installing or scheduling an update or a release

Notes:

Procedure

  1. On the SYSTEM menu, under the Maintenance submenu, click Updates & releases.
  2. To see the release descriptions of all updates and releases included in your Smoothwall Filter and Firewall, under the Updates and releases section, click History.
  3. To see if there are any new updates or releases available, under the Updates: fix and patch your installed release section, click Check for updates. If there's an update, it'll show next to the Next update. If there is a new release available, it's shown under the Releases: new functionality and major upgrades section, under Available releases.
  4. To see details and install an update:
    1. To see what's in the update, click Details. When you have finished, scroll to the bottom of the dialog box and click OK to close it.
    2. To install the update now, click Install, and then click Install and reboot.
    3. To install the update later, click Schedule, in the Schedule update dialog box, from the Install update at list, select the time that you want to install the update and click Apply.
    4. To cancel your scheduled update, click Cancel schedule.
    5. To install updates daily automatically when they are released, from the Automatically schedule updates list, choose what time of day you would like to install the update and click Save.
  5. To see the details and install a release under the Releases: new functionality and major upgrades section:
    1. To review the release details, next to the release, click Details and once you've reviewed the details, to close the dialog box, click OK.
    2. To install a release now, click Install and then Install and reboot.
    3. To schedule an update to take place later, next to the release that you want to schedule, click Schedule, select the preferred time and then click Apply.
    4. To cancel your scheduled update, click Cancel schedule.

The unit reboots to complete the installation. If updating failover unit, when it's live, install the updates on the master unit. While the master unit's rebooting, the failover unit is active and remains so until the master unit is live again.

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