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KACE Systems Management Appliance 11.0 Common Documents - Release Notes

Post-update tasks

Post-update tasks

After the update, verify that the update was successful and verify settings as needed.

Verify successful completion

Verify successful completion

Verify successful completion by viewing the KACE Systems Management Appliance version number.

1.
Go to the appliance Control Panel:
If the Organization component is enabled on the appliance: Log in to the appliance System Administration Console: http://KACE_SMA_hostname/system, or select System in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page, then click Settings.
2.
To verify the current version, click Need Help in the upper-right corner of the page, and in the help panel that appears, at the bottom, click the circled i button.

Verify security settings

Verify security settings

To enhance security, database access over HTTP and FTP is disabled during the update. If you use these methods to access database files, change the security settings after the update as needed.

1.
Go to the appliance Control Panel:
If the Organization component is enabled on the appliance: Log in to the appliance System Administration Console: http://KACE_SMA_hostname/system, or select System in the drop-down list in the top-right corner of the page, then click Settings.
2.
On the left navigation bar, click Security Settings to display the Security Settings page.
Enable Secure backup files: Clear this check box to enable users to access database backup files using HTTP without authentication.
Enable Database Access: Select this check box to enable users to access the database over port 3306.
Enable Backup via FTP: Select this check box to enable users to access database backup files using FTP.
4.
Click Save.
5.
KBIN upgrades only. Harden root password (2FA) access to the appliance.
a.
In the System Administration Console, click Settings > Support.
b.
On the Support page, under Troubleshooting Tools, click Two-Factor Authentication.
c.
On the Support Two-Factor Authentication page, click Replace Secret Key.

More resources

More resources

Additional information is available from the following:

Technical specifications: Information on the minimum requirements for installing or upgrading to the latest version of the product.

For virtual appliances: Go to https://support.quest.com/technical-documents/kace-systems-management-appliance/11.0-common-documents/technical-specifications-for-virtual-appliances/.

For KACE as a Service: Go to https://support.quest.com/technical-documents/kace-systems-management-appliance/11.0-common-documents/technical-specifications-for-kace-as-a-service/.

Setup guides: Instructions for setting up virtual appliances. Go to https://support.quest.com/kace-systems-management-appliance/11.0/technical-documents to view documentation for the latest release.
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