The update-agent is a small utility software which can be used in autonomous installations (kiosk). The purpose of this application is to allow the possibility to update Usine or the workspaces with an USB key or a FTP client.
The update-agent is an application which must be located in the package folder and can replace the usine.exe in the the root folder.
The updater is available as an add-on for Windows Only.
When the update-agent is launched, Usine starts automatically as a background task. To show the update-agent window, type the hidden-string UPDATE.
This section concerns the possibility to update Usine and workspaces with a FTP client.
Just set enable FTP and set user name and password.
Then connect the FTP client on port 21 with the user name and the password.
example in fileZilla
When a FTP client is connected, Usine quits automatically and when the client is disconnected, the computer restarts.
Be sure that the firewall of the Usine's computer has been properly configured (or disabled) to allow FTP connexions.
This section concerns the possibility to update Usine and workspaces with files located on an USB key. It can facilitate the update of your installation, especially in kiosk mode.
The USB key must respect a precise file structure (file tree) with at least one of the following folders.
Insert the USB key, the Update-agent will show a new import button.
click on import to start importation
Old version of the entire Usine package is automatically saved in /Usine-backup/ in the parent folder.
Old version of the /Deploy/ package is automatically saved in /Deploy-backup/ in the parent folder.
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