The transfer of software updates through the Fox DataDiode is facilitated for several applications through available modules. Examples include replication of Windows Updates using Microsoft’s WSUS system and repository replication for Linux distributions.
Windows Updates are supported with a setup using Microsoft’s WSUS system. By employing WSUS servers in both the upstream as well as the downstream network, the WSUS software application module mirrors available updates from one side to another.
Besides Windows updates, updates for Linux distributions can also be replicated through the Fox DataDiode. Repositories are updated from the internet on the upstream side. Our software module for Linux repositories (e.g. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Ubuntu, Debian, etc.) replicates updated repositories to the downstream side, and makes them available to machines and users in the protected network.