Status Tab

The Status tab shows the status of the automatic software update system, which includes release and system identifications.

Release Identification

Release ID

Release ID is a unique identifier for each release of the update. It is used in both Client Side and Server Side index files. The Release ID allows the Updater to determine whether a new update is available. The Release ID encodes the release date, version number, Key ID and Program ID.

System Identification

The following identifications are needed when you use the UpdateCheck API to interface your application with the Updater.

Updater ID

Updater ID is a unique identifier for each Updater. It encodes Key ID and Program ID. The Updater ID allows the application to identify and interface with its Updater.