3.4. Update settings

Update settings are accessible under Settings > Update after successful login.

On this page the update mechanism can be chosen between three different methods

  • Internet: automatic update downloading from the internet.

  • Folder: searching for updates in a specific folder.

  • Manual: disable automatic updates.

Internet

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Internet update method

Choosing the Internet method means the product will do automatic update downloading from the internet.

To set the frequency of these updates choose the corresponding value presented on the Automatic database updates scrollbar.

Setting the interval to off, means the update will only occur, when the Update Now button
is clicked on the engines page under Inventory > Technologies.

With the Updates are not applied during field it is configurable when NOT to distribute update packages to scan nodes.

Folder

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Folder update method

Choosing the Folder method will make the product searching for updates in a specific folder set
in the Pick up updates from option.

The product watches the folder for modification, whenever the content is modified it will try to pick
up the files placed under the folder.

Another option of this method is Delete files after import, which means product will delete files
after they were processed successfully. This means even if an update could not be applied, it will be
removed because it was processed without any issue.

With the Updates are not applied during field it is configurable when NOT to distribute update packages to scan nodes.

Manual

Choosing the Manual option will turn off any automatic udpate mechanism stated above and only accepts updates on the engines page under Inventory > Technologies.
With the Upload Package option, engine/database updates can be installed.