The Product Updates area displays information about version and build number of the currently installed GFI LanGuard Central Management Server instance as well as the history of installed updates. Product updates enable you to keep your GFI LanGuard Central Management Server installation up to date with the latest updates. When enabled, GFI LanGuard Central Management Server checks for new updates at specified intervals, downloads the updates, and installs them.
During product updates the GFI LanGuard Central Management Server services need to be stopped and restarted. This action causes disruption with remote GFI LanGuard instances. Operations can resume once the services are restarted.
To configure system updates:
1. Go to Settings > Updates.
2. Configure the following:
|Install updates automatically||When enabled, GFI LanGuard Central Management Server automatically checks for new updates, downloads newly found packages and installs them. Click Customize to specify a schedule for the updates.|
|Update Now||Click to make GFI LanGuard Central Management Server check for updates.|
|Download from alternative version||Enable this option if you want GFI LanGuard Central Management Server to check in a particular location when looking for new product updates. Specify the URLThe Uniform Resource Locator is the address of a web page on the world wide web. location where to look for in the available field.|
Enable if GFI LanGuard Central Management Server needs to connect to a specific Proxy Server to download updates. Provide the following details:
Proxy Address - specify the IP address of the server from where GFI LanGuard Central Management Server will download the new updates.
Port - Specify the port number used by GFI LanGuard Central Management Server to connect to the Proxy Server. Default is 8080.
Authentication - if authentication is required, enable this option and provide the credentials of the target server.
3. Click Save.