The About SIOS iQ option can be accessed via the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the user interface. This page displays the current status of the system. If the Settings icon appears red there is an Update available.
You may see one of the three messages below:
- SIOS iQ is Up to Date – You are running the latest version of SIOS iQ. More features coming soon!
- An Update is available – The update is ready to be installed.
- Unable to Check for Updates – SIOS iQ is unable to check for updates due to Internet access issues.
SIOS iQ Update Available
Before updating the SIOS iQ appliance it is highly recommended that a snapshot be performed. Performing a snapshot before an appliance update provides an extra layer of assurance should something unexpected occur. Refer to Understanding virtual machine snapshots in VMware ESXi and ESX for details on creating a VMware snapshot of the appliance. Complete a successful snapshot and continue with the update. Refer to Update SIOS iQ for more information.