Definitions for firmware status and firmware type

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Definitions for Firmware Status:

Status

Meanings

Good

The status shows Good if the Nebula Device is running a stable firmware and no immediate action is required. See the description of a stable firmware on the next field Firmware type.

Warning

The status shows Warning if a newer firmware is available and immediate action is recommended. The newer firmware may contain security enhancements, new features, and performance improvements.

Critical

The status shows Critical if a newer firmware is available and immediate action is required. The firmware may have security vulnerabilities and/or lack key performance improvements.

Custom

The status shows Custom if the Nebula Device is running a firmware with specialized features that is not available to the general public.

Upgrading

The status changes to Upgrading... after you click Upgrade Now to install the firmware immediately.

Definitions for Firmware Type:

Type

Meaning

Stable

This shows Stable when the installed firmware may not have the latest features but has passed Zyxel internal and external testing.

Latest

This shows Latest when the installed firmware is the most recent release with the latest features, improvements, and bug fixes.

General Availability

This shows General Availability when the installed firmware is a release before Latest, but is still undergoing Zyxel external testing.

Dedicated

This shows Dedicated when the installed firmware is locked and Zyxel support is monitoring. Contact Zyxel customer support if you want to unlock the firmware in order to upgrade to a later one.

Beta

This shows Beta when the installed firmware is a release version for testing the latest features and is still undergoing Zyxel internal and external testing.

N/A

This shows N/A when the Nebula Device is offline and its firmware status is not available.

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