Kaspersky Security Center

Enabling and disabling automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components

April 14, 2024

ID 154853

Automatic installation of updates and patches for Kaspersky Security Center components is enabled by default during Network Agent installation on the device. You can disable it during Network Agent installation, or disable it later by using a policy.

To disable automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components during local installation of Network Agent on a device:

  1. Start local installation of Network Agent on the device.
  2. At the Advanced settings step, clear the Automatically install applicable updates and patches for components that have Undefined status check box.
  3. Follow the instructions of the wizard.

Network Agent with disabled automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components will be installed on the device. You can enable automatic updating and patching later by using a policy.

To disable automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components during Network Agent installation on the device through an installation package:

  1. In the console tree, select the Remote installationInstallation packages folder.
  2. In the context menu of the Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent <version number> package, select Properties.
  3. In the installation package properties, in the Settings section clear the Automatically install applicable updates and patches for components that have the Undefined status check box.

Network Agent with disabled automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components will be installed from this package. You can enable automatic updating and patching later by using a policy.

If this check box was selected (or cleared) during Network Agent installation on the device, you can subsequently enable (or disable) automatic updating by using the Network Agent policy.

To enable or disable automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components by using the Network Agent policy:

  1. In the console tree, select the administration group for which you have to enable or disable automatic updating and patching.
  2. In the group workspace, open the Policies tab.
  3. On the Policies tab, select the Network Agent policy.
  4. In the context menu of the policy, select Properties.

    Open the properties window of the Network Agent policy.

  5. In the policy properties window, select the Manage patches and updates section.
  6. Select or clear the Automatically install applicable updates and patches for components that have the Undefined status check box to enable or disable, respectively, automatic updating and patching.
  7. Set the lock for this check box.

The policy will be applied to the selected devices, and automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components will be enabled (or disabled) on these devices.

See also:

Automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components

Scenario: Regular updating Kaspersky databases and applications

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