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

February 19, 2024

ID 180747

Updates and patches for the Administration Server can be installed only manually, after obtaining explicit approval from the administrator.

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 main menu, go to OperationsRepositories → Installation packages.
  2. Click the Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent <version number> package.
  3. In the properties window, open the Settings tab.
  4. Turn off the Automatically install applicable updates and patches for components that have the Undefined status toggle button.

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 main menu, go to DevicesPolicies & profiles.
  2. Click the Network Agent policy.
  3. In the policy properties window, open the Application settings tab.
  4. In the Manage patches and updates section, turn on or off the Automatically install applicable updates and patches for components that have the Undefined status toggle button to enable or disable, respectively, automatic updating and patching.
  5. Set the lock () for this toggle button.

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:

Scenario: Regular updating Kaspersky databases and applications

Automatic updating and patching for Kaspersky Security Center components

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