By default, XpressPOS has the Automatic Download feature on. If you do not want this feature on, remove the check from the box. However, we highly recommend that the updates be left on. You can also force an update by selecting the Update button.
Besides occasional XpressPOS "core" updates to the base engine, there are required changes to Module processing when Andersen, 2020 Kitchen Design, or other partners bring out changes that affect the order processing. If you do not receive the updates, there is a risk of errors being submitted to your main system.
If your machine does not have access to the Internet (http port 80) due to company policy, then your IT department can give XpressPOS alone access to our update web service IP number.
Please see below for an explanation about our Update process.
Saberis Update Manager (SUM):
In developing the update feature, Saberis' goal was to eliminate most deployment hassles, and to seamlessly keep our customers up-to-date. The LBM, Home Center, and Kitchen industries that we specialize in require continual updates. The Saberis Auto-Update feature will eliminate this time-consuming task for both our customers and ourselves.
When Saberis rolls out a new module, such as Marvin Windows, all customers will have to do is request the new module. Our sales staff will then flag that customer's record on our server in order to download the files needed to add Marvin to the XpressPOS processing.
Summary of all the present and future capabilities of Saberis Auto-Updates:
Saberis Update Process:
Saberis has decided not to add to the already massive number of processes running constantly in the background on the client's Desktop. Instead, the first Saberis non-utility product to run on the machine for a specific day will connect to the Saberis Server to determine if there are updates for the particular machine. If so, the download will occur at the end of the process being performed on the client's machine. In other words, if XpressPOS is used to process an iQ order, the order will be processed and then the updates will be downloaded.
The Saberis Update Manager will then terminate for the day. It will be activated again on a new day, when an iQ order is processed.
In order to perform this important update feature, Saberis will be transmitting the following information from the client's machine (your desktop) to the Saberis Web Service:
The first time that XpressPOS connects to the Saberis Server the transmitted information will be the client's user name, company name, XpressPOS registration code, Saberis software product identification, and a GUID code (a unique number to identify the client machine on subsequent connections).
After the first connection, the client machine will send the GUID, product name(s), version number, and build date.
The user can turn off Auto-Updates in the Options & Settings form under the Utilities button.
Saberis always notifies users if there is an important update coming and instructs users how to manually update using the XpressPOS Utility Update.