Overview:

BLOX Total CMS 2.20.0 is major software operating system update.

This release updates the core operating system to address many security issues, performance issues, and maintains long term support with upstream vendor patches.

Warnings:

*********** THIS UPDATE IS UNIQUE - READ THE INSTALLATION NOTES ***********

INSTALLATION NOTES:

Custom installation procedure 

This update will be downloaded and initiated just like any other update, however once the update starts you will be redirected to an "offline upgrade" mode, which will display a limited page and status.

The download time for this update will vary based on your internet connection speed, the update is large and may take some time to download.

Installation of the update may take up to an hour. This update is very much like a BIOS update and care should be taken to ensure power is not removed or interrupted during the update. Do not reboot, reset or remove power without first consulting TownNews support.

During the update file shares and the blox admin will be unavailable. Plan for an outage of up to 1 1/2 hours.

The update should be done on the secondary or non production system first and deemed successful before updating a production device.

FEATURES:

Faster boot up times

CHANGES:

Updated OS core

KNOWN ISSUES:

After upgrade the device's timezone may be reset to default. Please ensure the timezone is correct after upgrade.