Applying a cumulative security rollup to a Synergis™ appliance through Synergis™ Appliance Portal (Basic) - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Hardening Guide 5.9

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Security Center 5.9
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2020-11-30

Synergis™ Cloud Link supports the latest security updates in the field with cumulative security rollups. From Synergis™ Appliance Portal, you can apply the latest temporary fixes or patches to security vulnerabilities as they are discovered.

Before you begin

What you should know

It is recommended to schedule the upgrade outside of core business hours. The upgrade takes about 30 minutes. During this time, you will experience 5 to 15 minutes of downtime.

Procedure

  1. Download the cumulative security rollup from the GTAP Product Download page:
    1. From the Download Finder list, select your version of Synergis™ Softwire.
    2. Download the cumulative security rollup listed in the Tools & Cumulative Security Rollup section.
    3. Save the SynergisSecurityrollupYYYYMMDD.sfw file on your local drive.
  2. Log on to the Synergis™ unit.
  3. Click Maintenance > Softwire upgrade.
  4. Click Select upgrade file, select the cumulative security rollup file, and click Open.
  5. Click Upgrade now.

After you finish

  • Generate a Hardware inventory report in Config Tool to check for possible failure reasons or confirm the firmware version displayed for the unit.
  • Verify that all doors controlled by the upgraded unit operate properly.