Content Distribution

Content Distribution page is used to manage or view the status of various pattern updates for security services. To manage content distribution, go to System Management > System Settings > Content Distribution.

Updates Status

Pattern
Displays the pattern type. Available types are:
  • AP Firmware
  • ATP
  • Authentication Clients
  • Avira AV
  • IPS
  • RED Firmware
  • Sophos AV
  • SSLVPN Clients
  • WAF
Model
Displays the model of the Sophos XG Firewall device for which the pattern is applicable.
Version
Displays version of the pattern.
Update Type
Displays update type for the pattern. Available types are:
  • Full Upgrade - Shows that the upgrade is to the latest version of the pattern.
  • Upgrade to next version - Shows that the upgrade is to the immediate next version of the pattern.
  • Incremental Upgrade from (base version) to (incremental version) - Shows that the upgrade is from a base version to an incremental version of the pattern.
Example: Suppose Version A, Version B, Version C and Version D are various versions of a pattern in sequence, then following is applicable for various Update Types:
  • If upgrade is from Version A to Version B then that update is categorized as Upgrade to next version.
  • If upgrade is from Version A to Version C then that update is categorized as Incremental Upgrade from Version A to Version C.
  • If upgrade is from Version A to Version D then that update is categorized as Full Upgrade.
Last Successful Download
Displays the time of last successful download in HH:MM:SS, Mon DD YYYY format.
Update Pattern Now
Click to update available patterns.

Pattern download/installation

Auto Update
Click to enable automatic updates for patterns.
Interval
Select the frequency of the updates. Available options are:
  • Every hour
  • Every 2 hours
  • Every 4 hours
  • Every 12 hours
  • Daily
  • Every 2 days
Apply
Click to save settings.