Firmware update (FOTA) policy
A group of controls to configure firmware updates settings. Availability: Knox v2.0 or higher.
  • Enable firmware controls
    Use this control to enable or disable advanced firmware update options. If this control is disabled, any changes to other firmware update related settings have no impact.
  • Allow firmware update over-the-air
    Use this control to enable or disable firmware updates using Firmware-Over-The-Air (FOTA) technology. When this policy controls is set to false, all possible OTA upgrade requests (user initiated, server initiated, and system initiated) are blocked; the user may see server messages related to new firmware updates but any attempt to upgrade fails. This does not block user from updating firmware using recovery mode.
  • Allow firmware update in recovery mode
    Use this control to enable or disable firmware updates when the device is in recovery mode. Recovery Mode is a device mode which allows users to factory reset, fix some problems or apply software updates on the device. If the firmware controls are disabled, any changes to this setting have no impact.
  • Enforce firmware auto update on Wi-Fi (Premium)
    Use this control to enable or disable automatic firmware updates when the device is connected to Wi-Fi network. Enabling this control will turn-on the device setting to auto-update on W-Fi and block the user from modifying it. Disabling this control will reset the setting and allow user to freely modify the setting on the device. If the firmware controls are disabled, any changes to this setting have no impact. Availability: Premium license.