The Update tab allows you to check the update status of your virtual appliance and to set your update policy.

The Status section allows you to view information about your virtual appliance and to check for and install updates.

Click Check Updates to check for updates from the update repository, shown in the Available Updates pane. Click Install Updates to install the updates.

The Update Settings section allows you to configure automatic updates.

To check for updates automatically

Select Automatic check for updates, then set the frequency for the update check.

To check for updates and install the updates automatically

Select Automatic check and install updates, then select the frequency for the update check.

To deselect automatic update settings

Select No automatic updates.

To update from the default repository

Select Use Default Repository. This option is selected by default. Leave this option selected unless you need to update from a specific repository or a CDROM.

To update from a CDROM

Select Use CDROM Updates.

To update from a specific repository

Select Use Specified Repository and type the user name and password for the repository, if required.

Save any changes you make by clicking Save Settings.