Scenario: Upgrading Kaspersky Security Center and managed security applications

This section describes the main brief scenario for Kaspersky Security Center and managed security applications upgrade.

The Kaspersky Security Center and managed security applications upgrade proceeds in stages:

  1. Planning the resources

    Assess how much disk space your database occupies. Make sure that you have enough disk space to store the backup copy of the Administration Server settings and the database.

  2. Getting the installer file for Kaspersky Security Center

    Get the executable file for the current version of Kaspersky Security Center and save it on the device that will work as the Administration Server. Read the Release Notes of the version of Kaspersky Security Center that you want to use.

  3. Creating a backup copy of the previous version

    Use the data backup and recovery utility to create a backup copy of the Administration Server data.

  4. Running the installer

    Run the executable file for the latest version of Kaspersky Security Center. When running the file, specify that you have a backup copy and specify its location. Your data will be restored from the backup.

  5. Upgrading the managed applications

    You can upgrade the application if there is a newer version available. Read the list of supported Kaspersky Lab applications and make sure that your version of Kaspersky Security Center is compatible with this application. Then perform the upgrade of the application as described in its release notes.

Results

Upon completion of the upgrade scenario, make sure that new version of Administration Server is successfully installed in Microsoft Management Console. Click HelpAbout Kaspersky Security Center. The version is displayed.

To make sure that you are using the new version of Administration Server in Kaspersky Security Center 11 Web Console, at the top of the screen click the Settings icon (Settings icon) next to the name of the Administration Server. In the Administration Server properties window that opens, on the General tab, select the General section. The version is displayed.

If you upgraded a managed security application, make sure that it is correctly installed on the managed device(s). For more information, please refer to the documentation of this application.

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