Knowledgebase: Barix
Installing the Reflector firmware on to your Barix unit(s)
Posted by David Davidson on 26 July 2011 02:05 PM

Setting up the Barix Boxes for Reflector

Log into the boxes at their local IP address.


Download the firmware here:


Do the following steps to install and run the reflector application.

  • Unzip the firmware.


Then, go to back to the Barix box’s web interface and select the Updates tab



  • Click on “Please Start Update”


  • Then next to the resource window, Select “Browse”


  • Browse from the Update page to the location you unzipped the update folder to, go to the “Update Rescue” folder and select the compound.bin file.



  • Then click “Upload”


The box will indicate when the upload is complete and will then reboot.

If the page doesn’t refresh after the reboot, hit F5.


Go back to the Update page and verify that the firmware version is correct.

  • Then go to the Defaults tab and click “Reset to Factory Defaults”



  • Then go to the Reboot tab and make sure that "Reflector-based STR" is selected. If not, select it and then click Reboot”



    • Finally, go to the Configuration page and click Reflector. Make sure that the Configuration 1 URL's are:


  • If they aren’t, enter them in and hit apply.  Once you done so, the update is complete.


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