The Firmware page can be used to check the current firmware version of the device and to upgrade the device’s firmware – either from a local file or from server.
This chapter is an overview of the Firmware page for RUTX11 devices.
If you’re having trouble finding this page or some of the parameters described here on your device’s WebUI, you should turn on “Advanced WebUI” mode. You can do that by clicking the “Basic” button under “Mode”, which is located at the top-right corner of the WebUI.
The name of the image file can provide some basic information about the firmware. Names for RUTX11 firmware image files are structured as so:
The Firmware Upgrade Settings section is used to upgrade the device’s firmware. Firmware can be upgraded either from server or from an image uploaded from your computer.
The figure below is an example of the Flash New Firmware Image section and the table below provides information on the fields contained in that section:
When you upload a firmware image, the device will have to verify the validity of that image. If the verification was successful, you will be redirected to window with a message such as this:
This means that the uploaded firmware image is compatible with your device. The indication also displays the file’s Checksum. A checksum is a sequence of hexadecimal symbols generated after running an algorithm called a cryptographic hash function on a file. Calculating a checksum and comparing it with the one provided by the file source can be used as a file authenticity check method.
If everything is in order, you can click the Proceed button to begin the update or click Cancel to abort.
On the other hand, if the uploaded a firmware file that is incompatible with your device, you will see an indication such as this:
FOTA stands for firmware over the air. Here you can enable or disable this feature.
Teltonika provides a software development kit (SDK) for their Networking products’ firmwares under the General Public Licence (GPL). This enables the user to modify the firmware in any way according to their liking.
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