Manual Chapter : Updating the JavaScript engine

Applies To:

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  • 17.1.0, 17.0.0, 16.1.4, 16.1.3, 16.1.2, 16.1.1, 16.1.0, 16.0.1, 16.0.0, 15.1.9, 15.1.8, 15.1.7, 15.1.6, 15.1.5, 15.1.4, 15.1.3, 15.1.2, 15.1.0
Manual Chapter

Updating the JavaScript engine

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  1. On the Main tab, click
    Security Updates
    Fraud Protection Service
    Engine Update
    The Engine Update screen appears.
  2. Choose one of the following delivery modes:
    • Select
      if you want to download and install an engine update from the Update server if it is available.
    • Select
      if you want to perform an engine update from an update file you receive from F5.
    If you set Delivery Mode to
    , the
    Upload File
    setting appears.
    1. If you set Delivery Mode to
      , at the
      Upload File
      field click the browse button to upload the engine update file you received from F5 support.
    Setting Delivery Mode to
    is a temporary setting and only valid as long as you are in the update screen. When you leave the update screen, Delivery Mode reverts back to
  3. If you received a notification that updates are available or have uploaded an engine update file that you received from F5 support, click the
    Install Updates
    button to install the update.
    The engine update takes from 2-4 hours to take effect.
  4. In addition to the notice that is displayed if the daily update check determines that an update is available, you can also check for available updates by clicking the
    Check for Engine Updates
    Check for Engine Updates
    button is useful in the case where a new update has become available after the daily check was performed. If you click this button and an update is available, you will receive a notification.