Applies to Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0
November 10, 2010 Kaspersky Lab announces the release of Critical Fix 2 for Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0 (build 8.0.2090). Critical Fix2 is integrated into the Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0 installation package.
Changes in the version 8.0.2134 (compared with 8.0.2090)
Added: support for management of the following applications:
- Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Smartphone;
- Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Mac;
- Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Linux.
- Failures in Kaspersky Lab Network Agent service.
- Failure when creating a report by Update Agents if you are using MySQL for the Administration Server database.
- Error when adding a computer relocation rule (move computers by operating system if the operating system is Windows Server 2008 R2).
- Time lag when switching from a mobile policy to an active policy.
- Use of Net-BIOS name instead FQDN when you connect to mail server.
- Computers that used VPN to connect to Administration Server have the "Disconnected from Administration Server" status.
- Frequents starts of remote installation task if the "Run missed tasks" option is selected.
- Error when deleting files from Quarantine and Backup.
- Error when downloading updates using multicast distribution.
- Administration Console failures when deleting an administration group;
- Error when discovering Active Directory.
- In the Administration Console, a switched off computer can be assigned the "Visible" status when you attempt to run a task on it.
- False alarms ("Disconnected from Administration Server") on computers that have multiboot configuration.
- Localization issues.
- The "No access" error when polling Active Directory domains if there is no trusted connection to the current domain.
- Error when refreshing informational panels in the Administration Console.
- Error when tasks inherited from master Administration Server are not deleted from slave Server.
- Fault-tolerance of the Administration Server update mechanism has been enhanced.
- Automatic license installation has been sped up.
Administration Server installation methods
Critical Fix 2 is a cumulative update for Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0. It can be used to either install Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0 'from scratch' or to upgrade any previous versions of the application. Start Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0 Critical Fix 2 installation on a computer installed with Administration Server and upgrade it. After installing Critical Fix 2, backward compatibility between the new and the old Administration Server version is supported. An upgrade does not eliminate any of the old Administration Server data.
Create a group or global deployment task for Network Agent version 8.0.2134. Start the task manually or on schedule. Successful termination of the task will upgrade the Network Agent version on client computers.
When upgrading Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0, you should create a backup copy of the Administration Server using the klbackup.exe utility or Administration Server data backup task. In order to completely restore Administration Server data, you will need to save the Server certificate.
After upgrading Kaspersky Administration Kit 8.0, you should check the Administration Server address indicated in the Network Agent installation package properties, and correct it as necessary.