Scenario: Upgrading Kaspersky Security Center and managed security applications
Dec 4, 2023
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:
- Checking the hardware and software requirements
Ensure your hardware meets the requirements and install the required updates.
- 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.
- 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.
- Creating a backup copy of the previous version
It is recommended to export the list of installed plug-ins.
- 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.
- Upgrading the managed applications
You can upgrade the application if there is a newer version available. Read the list of supported Kaspersky 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.
Upon completion of the upgrade scenario, make sure that new version of Administration Server is successfully installed in Microsoft Management Console. Click Help → About Kaspersky Security Center. The version is displayed.
To make sure that you are using the new version of Administration Server in Kaspersky Security Center Web Console, at the top of the screen click the 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 need to recover Administration Server data, follow the steps described in the following topic: Data backup and recovery in interactive mode.
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.