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KACE Systems Management Appliance 7.1 - Release Notes

Verify successful completion

Verify successful completion

Verify successful completion by viewing the K1000 version number.

1.
Go to the appliance Control Panel:
If the Organization component is enabled on the appliance: Log in to the K1000 System Administration Console: http://K1000_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 K1000 System Administration Console: http://K1000_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 physical appliances: Go to https://support.quest.com/technical-documents/kace-systems-management-appliance/7.1/technical-specifications-for-physical-appliances/.

For virtual appliances: Go to https://support.quest.com/technical-documents/kace-systems-management-appliance/7.1/technical-specifications-for-virtual-appliances/.

For KACE as a Service: Go to https://support.quest.com/technical-documents/kace-systems-management-appliance/7.1/technical-specifications-for-kace-as-a-service/.

Setup guides: Instructions for setting up physical and virtual appliances. Go to https://support.quest.com/kace-systems-management-appliance/7.1/technical-documents to view documentation for the latest release.
Administrator guide: Instructions for using the appliance. Go to https://support.quest.com/technical-documents/kace-systems-management-appliance/7.1/administrator-guide/ to view documentation for the latest release.

Globalization

Globalization

This section contains information about installing and operating this product in non-English configurations, such as those needed by customers outside of North America. This section does not replace the materials about supported platforms and configurations found elsewhere in the product documentation.

This release is Unicode-enabled and supports any character set. In this release, all product components should be configured to use the same or compatible character encodings and should be installed to use the same locale and regional options. This release is targeted to support operations in the following regions: North America, Western Europe and Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Far-East Asia, Japan.

The release is localized to the following languages: French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish.

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