We have been converting our distributions to leverage the new
Recent conversions to IPS include
and some distributions of
but the distribution with the largest volume remains
of GFv3 Preview uses
These packages were last updated before J1
but we will soon push out an update based on an stable promoted build
and when that happens you are likely to encounter the
New SoftwareUpdate Tool.
The SoftwareUpdate tool provides a simplified interface to the standard
UpdateTool, normally activated via a
A single click
Starts a Search
for all the Apps that can be updated.
choose the Apps you want to update, accept the license terms, and install.
The SoftwareUpdate tool will report on the progress of the install:
you are done.
The underlying machinery is the same used in the UpdateTool,
and you can peek into the details, both before installing and after installing,
but the SoftwareUpdate experience is faster and simpler,
and more appropriate for most users.
IPS is one of the key new technologies that we are leveraging for
related entries are
If you want more technical details, Christophe has a very good
as part of the
IPS Best Practices
Also check the