Specify the name of the repository.
Select the location from which to retrieve files.
Default = HTTP repository
HTTP repository — Retrieve files
from the HTTP repository location that you designate.
Note: An HTTP
site, like FTP, offers updating independent of network security,
but supports higher levels of concurrent connections than
FTP repository — Retrieve files
from the FTP repository location that you designate.
Note: An FTP site
offers flexibility of updating without having to adhere to network
security permissions. FTP has been less prone to unwanted code
attach than HTTP, so it may offer better tolerance.
UNC path — Retrieve files from
the UNC path location that you designate.
Note: A UNC site
is the quickest and easiest to set up. Cross domain UNC updates
require security permissions for each domain, which makes update
configuration more involved.
Local path — Retrieve files from
the local path location that you designate.
Available only if you selected HTTP repository
HTTP — Type the location for the
HTTP server and folder where the update files are located.
FTP — Type the location for the
FTP server and folder where the update files are located.
Available only if you selected UNC path
UNC path — Using UNC notation
(\\servername\path\), type the path
of the repository where the update files are located.
Local path — Type the path of
the local folder in which you have placed the update files, or
click Browse to navigate tot he
folder. The path can be that of a folder on a local drive or a
Available only if you selected HTTP
repository or FTP repository.
Type the port number for the HTTP or FTP server you specified.
Use anonymous login
Use logged on account
Use the specified credentials for accessing the
The title of this option differs depending on which option you
selected in the Retrieve files from
The credentials you specify are used by AutoUpdate
to access the repository so that it can download the required
update files. When configuring the account credentials on the
repository, you ensure that the account has read permissions to the
folders containing the update files.
- Download credentials are required for FTP and UNC repositories,
but are optional for HTTP repositories.
FTP updates support anonymous repository connections.
With UNC updates you can also use the logged on account, making
use of the logged on user's permissions to access the
Type the user name
Type the password.
Type the password again to confirm it.