If you administer only a few MikroTik devices, you can manually update them one by one using the WinBox tool. This is a very easy task if you install only the long-term versions. That version is rarely updated and contains only the major bug fixes.
In case that you have larger number of devices under your control, you will probably want more automation. The good news is that you can use the magic of the command line to perform such task. This means that you can also write the update script. Continue reading