Applying a cumulative security rollup to a Synergis™ appliance through Config Tool - Synergis™ Softwire 11.2

Synergis™ Appliance Configuration Guide 11.2

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Synergis™ Softwire 11.2
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Synergis™ Softwire

Synergis™ Cloud Link supports security updates in the field. From Config Tool, you can apply 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.
    IMPORTANT: The update can cause 30 to 60 minutes of downtime. During that time, the unit might reboot twice to complete the installation of the cumulative security rollup.
  • You can also upgrade the cumulative security rollup on Synergis™ appliances in batches directly in Config Tool, using the Hardware inventory task.

    For more information, see Upgrading access control unit firmware and platform, and interface module firmware.


  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. From the Config Tool home page, open the Access control task, and click the Roles and units view.
  3. Select your Synergis™ unit from the entity browser, and then click the Identity tab.
  4. Click Upgrade > Upgrade platform.
  5. In the Upgrade dialog box, click .
  6. In the file browser, select the cumulative security rollup file that you downloaded from GTAP, and click Open.
  7. (Optional) To delay the upgrade, click Advanced, and select Delay upgrade until, and enter the upgrade date and time.
  8. Click Upgrade.

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.