Over-the-air software updates for embedded Linux devices

Mender is an open source tool for updating your embedded devices safely and reliably

network
Remote updates delivered over any TCP/IP network
automate
Automate the way updates are rolled out
update
Image-based updates from Mender's server side to your connected devices

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Why use Mender?

Reduce bugs and vulnerabilities

Reduce bugs and vulnerabilities

Keeping your devices up to date makes them safer and more secure

More control

More control

Fine grained control over your update rollouts

Secure communication

Secure communication

Mender uses secure TLS protocol and authentication

Intuitive UI

Intuitive UI

View dashboards and reports in an intuitive user interface

How it works

Mender is an open source project to help secure connected embedded devices by providing a safe and reliable software update process.

We know the risks of updating devices in the field. That’s why Mender uses a dual A/B rootfs partition layout, secure communication via TLS, and carries out integrity checks on images prior to deployment.

Mender currently supports Linux-based devices that use U-Boot and provides a meta layer for the Yocto Project for very easy integration with Yocto-based distributions.

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Blog

New iteration of Mender available!

28th Dec 2016

We are happy to announce a new iteration of Mender, our over-the-air software updater for embedded Linux devices. It is available for testing, both client- and server-side. And it is all open source under the Apache License, Version 2.0!

As we still have a few more features to implement before we mark Mender production-ready, this iteration does not have an official version number. It is delivered in terms of a branch named stable in the code repositories. This branch may continue to change...

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Yocto Training (4 day hands-on) in Portland, OR in February and in Munich, Germany in March

5th Dec 2016

We are a proud Yocto Project Supporting Organization participant and to help further the ecosystem, we will be hosting a couple of 4 day hands-on training courses on getting started with Yocto. These will coincide with upcoming conferences Mender will be sponsoring, so it’s never too early to make travel arrangements:

February 14th through 17th, 2017: Portland, Oregon USA, a week prior to Embedded Linux Conference Portland

March 6th through 9th, 2017: Munich, Germany, a week prior to Em...

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Datasheet

Automate over-the-air software updates with Mender

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Whitepaper

Software updates for embedded Linux: requirement and reality

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Upcoming events

Sponsor. We will present a talk on Securing the Connected Car on Wednesday, February 22nd at 10:40am
February 21st to 23rd 2017
Beginner's course on the Yocto Project a week before Embedded World in Nuremberg
March 6th to 9th 2017
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