Update AP Device Firmware

AP device firmware images are included with the Fireware XTM OS installation, so that the XTM device can update the firmware for paired AP devices.

See the Current Firmware Version

You can see information about the installed and available versions of AP device firmware the Gateway Wireless Controller dashboard. For more information, see Monitor AP Device Status.

Options for AP Device Firmware Updates

There are several ways that you can upgrade the firmware on your AP devices:

Enable automatic firmware updates

You can configure the Gateway Wireless Controller to automatically firmware for all paired AP devices whenever a new version is available on the XTM device. For more information, see Configure Gateway Wireless Controller Settings.

Send a firmware update to a single AP device

You can update the firmware for a single AP device from the Gateway Wireless Controller dashboard. For more information, see Monitor AP Device Status.

Use the Access Point Web UI on the AP device

You can manually upgrade the firmware on an AP device from the Access Point web UI. Before you can upgrade your AP device, you must download and save the firmware image to the computer connected to your AP device. This is the only way to update firmware for an unpaired AP device. For more information, see Use the WatchGuard Access Point Web UI.

Apply a Component Update to the Firebox or XTM device

You can update a specific component of Fireware XTM OS without an upgrade to Fireware XTM OS, including AP firmware updates. The component upgrade is available on the Software Downloads page for the AP device.

For more information, see Upgrade your Device or Management Software and the Install a Component Package section.

 

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