Upgrading Kerio Control
Article Number: 1434 | Last Updated: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 1:45 PM
Using update checker
Once you purchase Kerio Control or extend your Software Maintenance, you are eligible to receive new versions of Kerio Control and its components as soon as they are available.
To get notified about new versions of Kerio Control, configure Alert Settings.
Upgrade your Kerio Control from Kerio Control 8.0 and newer.
If you have an older version, you must upgrade to Kerio Control 8.0 first and then you can upgrade your Kerio Control to the latest version.
Checking new versions
For immediate check of new versions, click Check Now. If you want to configure automatic checking new versions, read the following steps:
From now on, Kerio Control checks new versions.
Automatic upgrade of Kerio Control
New in Kerio Control 9.1!
Kerio Control allows you to set automatic downloads and upgrades to a new version.
The Kerio Control upgrade workflow starts with checking for updates. If a new version is available, Kerio Control downloads it. Then Kerio Control waits for the Upgrade window time range. By default, the time range is set on Friday night. During this interval, Kerio Control upgrades to the new version.
To enable and configure automatic upgrade:
From now on, Kerio Control downloads new versions of Kerio Control and in the given interval upgrades to the new version.
Configuring email alerts
Kerio Control allows you to set email alert when a new version is available. For more information, read Using alert messages.
Manually uploading a binary image file
This procedure might be useful for the following situations:
If you have prepared the upgrade image file, you can upload it manually:
When the restart is finished, your Kerio Control is up-to-date.
Upgrade with USB tools
In case that it is not possible to update Kerio Control via the administration interface, Kerio Control Box can be updated from a USB ﬂash drive. For details, see Updating Kerio Control using a USB flash drive or Updating Kerio Control Box NG series using a USB flash drive.
If any problems regarding updates occur, check the Debug log — right-click the Debug log area and check Messages → Update checker.