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Author Topic: Firebrick router - automatic software update or not  (Read 209 times)


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Firebrick router - automatic software update or not
« on: September 24, 2019, 11:54:38 PM »

Should I have automatic operating system download + update on or off on my Firebrick router ? Im concerned about disruption of sessions in progress at the time.

I have downloads linked to a profile object set up so that it hopefully wont download any code unless it is both (i) cheap rate in AAs time bands and (ii) every one of the DSL lines is up, so that way it wont slow things down still further at times when internet access is slow anyway.

But Im having my doubts and thinking I should only download updates by hand.


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Re: Firebrick router - automatic software update or not
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2019, 12:02:16 AM »

I am very wary of any automated processes.  :-\

I prefer to be in complete control and would only download updated code when I was ready. Likewise for the actual deployment process.
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