4.7 Firmware Upgrade

Describes the method for performing the file-level backup, restore, reset, and firmware upgrade on the EZR33 router.

4.8.1 - Backup & Restore

The EZR33 router provides an easy way to backup and restore the previous configurations. Please backup your router configurations before make changes on the router.

i. Backup Configurations

After accessing the router, navigate to System > Backup / Flash Firmware > Actions: Backup. Click the button Generate archive to download the archive of current router configurations.

ii. Restore Configurations

To restore previously saved router configurations from the local PC, please navigate to System > Backup / Flash Firmware > Actions: Restore. Click Choose File button to select the archive file. Click Upload archive… button to upload the archive.

4.8.2 - Flash Firmware

A firmware upgrade will replace the entire current installation with a new version. Before upgrading the firmware, please download the backup file and downloaded the correct updated firmware on a computer. You can contact our sales team to get the latest firmware.

  1. Navigate to System > Backup / Flash Firmware > Actions: Flash new firmware image.

  2. Click the Choose File button to select the firmware file. *Usually end with *.bin.

  3. Click Flash image… to upload the firmware file.

  4. Verify firmware image checksum and proceed.

  5. The system indicator flashes while flashing the firmware.

  6. Wait 3~5 minutes until the router comes back online.

  • Enable the checkbox of Keep setting will run a standard upgrade that automatically preserves much of the router configuration like network settings, WiFi settings, the device hostname, and so on.

  • If disabled the checkbox of Keep settings, the router will not automatically jump back to the front page after successfully flashed the firmware and rebooted. You need to re-access the router admin at http://192.168.30.1.

Do not turn off power or disconnect from the PoE adapter while flashing the firmware.

Backup flash firmware on EZR33 router

4.8.3 - Online Upgrade

You can also upgrade the firmware from the cloud server.

  1. Navigate to System > Backup / Flash Firmware > Actions: Online Upgrade.

  2. Click the Check New Version button.

  3. It will start to check upgraded firmware and download the updated firmware file to the router's temporary memory space.

  4. Then it will automatically run a standard upgrade and keep the previous configurations.

  5. Wait 3~5 minutes until the router comes back online.