8.1.11. Updates

You can find the Update Settings at System → Updates. Update Tab

On the Update Tab you can see if there are updates available. You can see the currently installed version of each package as well as the latest version. You can update each package individually or update all at once. The update process is possible from the browser and the update progress will be shown in the window.

You can also recheck for new updates as the update check only runs every 24 hours. Update Settings

In the update Settings you can configure different options.

Auto Update to enable automatic updates. This will enable new options:

Weekday the auto updater should run. Time will be a random time between 2am and 5am and automatically be set by the system.

Update Email Notifications enables the possibility to get updates via email. The default email is root@localhost.com and can be changed once enabled.

Send Update Information Report is available when Update Email Notifications is enabled. If enabled emails for update information reports will be sent. The Update Email Schedule is weekly by default and can be changed as well.

Update Email Send all Updates is available when Send Update Information Report is enabled. If enabled all available updates are sent and if disabled only new updates compared to the last Email are sent.

Send Update Installation Report is available when Update Email Notifications is enabled. If enabled emails for update installation reports will be sent.

Enable Proxy to use a HTTP/HTTPS proxy for downloading the Updates. Miscellaneous

Prefer to use IPv4 even if IPv6 is available can be enabled oder disabled. By default, if IPv6 is configured and a hostname resolves IPv6 and IPv4 addresses, IPv6 will be used. If this option is selected, IPv4 will be preferred over IPv6.

Strict Reverse Path Filter can be enabled oder disabled. Current recommended practice in RFC3704 is to enable strict mode to prevent IP spoofing from DDos attacks (default). If using asymmetric routing or other complicated routing, then disable this option to set it to loose mode.

Console Password enables the password for the console. The admin password must be used to unlock it.

Disable API disables the REST API.

Dashboard Columns determines how many columns the dashboard will have. Devault is 2. Troubleshooting

If there are any issues after updates please drop to the console or shell and run the command apt-get install -f. It will show any problems of the update process as well as suggestions on how to fix them with further commands.