Updating pfSense firmware

This recipe describes how to update the pfSense firmware.

Getting ready

Let's be sure to make a backup of our current configuration file before we proceed with a complete system upgrade.

How to do it...

  1. Browse to System | Firmware.
  2. Click the Auto Update tab.
  3. Click Invoke Auto Upgrade.
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  4. Observe the download status.
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  5. Once the download is complete, pfSense will upgrade itself and reboot.
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  6. On the first login after the system has rebooted, ...

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