Install a downloaded system upgrade

Install a system upgrade that has been automatically downloaded by the central server to a local repository. N-able N-central checks daily for the availability of system upgrade files. When an upgrade file is available, N-able N-central downloads the file and sends an email notification when its available.

When upgrading to N-able N-central 2020.2 and above, multi-factor authentication is enabled by default. New accounts will have multi-factor authentication enabled by default.

This feature is only available at the system or product administrator level.

  1. Go to System Settings > N-central Server > Version Management.
  2. Click the radio button for Install upgrade from local repository.
  3. Select the upgrade File.
  4. Enter an email address in the Notify this email address when complete field.
  5. Click Install.

The system uploads the install file and begins the installation process. The system sends an email when the installation have successfully completed.