swupdate-client is a small tool that sends a SWU image to a running instance of SWUpdate. It can be used if the update package (SWU) is downloaded by another application external to SWUpdate. It is an example how to use the IPC to forward an image to SWUpdate.


swupdate-client [OPTIONS] <image.swu to be installed>…



print help and exit


ask the server to only perform a dry-run


<software>,<mode> select software image set and source (for example: stable,main)


go quiet, resets verbosity


go verbose, essentially print upgrade status messages from server


ask the server to run post-update commands if upgrade succeeds