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Updating the Smoothwall

Note: This topic applies to the HTTP1.1 Release.

You should use the Smoothwall's update facility to ensure you are on the latest software release and update:

Releases provide new features and product improvements
Updates provide bug fixes and enhancements to address potential security threats

The Smoothwall must be connected to the Internet in order to discover, download and install system updates. Smoothwall’s support systems are directly integrated with the Smoothwall’s update procedure.

You update your Smoothwall from the System > Maintenance > Updates & releases page:

The Updates and releases panel displays the installed release for your Smoothwall. The History button brings up the release descriptions of all updates and releases included in your Smoothwall.

Note: To prevent system corruption, the administration user interface is locked during the installation process.