Upgrading the application to Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.2 Light Agent with the 5.2.1 update
You can upgrade the following application versions to Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.2 Light Agent with the 5.2.1 update:
Upgrading of earlier Kaspersky Security versions to version 5.2 is not provided.
Before starting the application update, do the following:
For Kaspersky Security Center update instructions, see the Kaspersky Security Center help.
Upgrading the application comprises the following steps:
After updating MMC plug-ins, Integration Server and Integration Server Console, it is recommended to run the download updates to the repository task in the Kaspersky Security Center Administration Console and make sure that the task completes successfully. For details, please refer to the Kaspersky Security Center help.
The update is performed by installing the new web plug-ins version using the Web Console. Web plug-ins of the previous version continue to operate after the new web plug-ins version is installed. You can use them to manage SVMs and Light Agents of previous versions of Kaspersky Security.
After all the application components are updated, you can uninstall web plug-ins of the previous version. The web plug-ins can be removed in the Web Console in the list of installed plug-ins (Console settings → Web plug-ins).
Light Agent can connect only to an SVM on which the version of the Protection Server component is compatible with the version of the Light Agent component. The versions of the Light Agent and Protection Server components are compatible within a single version of Kaspersky Security.
Installing the Kaspersky Security 5.2.1 update
If you have Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.2 Light Agent without updates, you can install the Kaspersky Security 5.2.1 update.
In the 5.2.1 update, you can install, remove, or configure Kaspersky Security components in virtual infrastructures managed by TIONIX Cloud Platform, OpenStack Platform, ALT Virtualization Server Platform or Astra Linux Platform using the standard tools of the application.
To install the 5.2.1 update, you need to install the new version of the Integration Server and Integration Server Console. Installation can be performed by using the Kaspersky Security Components Installation Wizard or from the command line. The installation process only updates the Integration Server and Integration Server Console. Administration plug-ins do not need to be updated.
When upgrading Kaspersky Security to version 5.2.1, upgrade of the Light Agent and Protection Server components is not required.
After update 5.2.1 is installed, you can use policies and tasks that were configured for Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.2 Light Agent. Converting policies and tasks is not required.