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KACE Systems Management Appliance 9.1 Common Documents - Release Notes

Prepare for the update

Prepare for the update

The minimum version required for installing KACE SMA 9.1 is 9.0. If your appliance is running an earlier version, you must update to the listed version before proceeding with the installation.

To check the appliance version number, log in to the Administrator Console and click Need Help. In the help panel that appears, at the bottom, click the circled 'i' button.

The minimum version required for upgrading the KACE SMA agent is 7.1. We recommend running the latest agent version with KACE SMA 9.1.

Back up your database and files and save your backups to a location outside the KACE SMA server for future reference. For instructions on backing up your database and files, see the Administrator Guide, https://support.quest.com/technical-documents/kace-systems-management-appliance/9.1-common-documents/administrator-guide/.

Update the KACE SMA server using an advertised update

Update the KACE SMA server using an advertised update

You can update the KACE SMA server using an update that is advertised on the Dashboard page or on the Appliance Updates page of the Administrator Console.

2.
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.
3.
On the left navigation bar, click Appliance Updates to display the Appliance Updates page.
4.
Click Check for updates.

Upload and apply an update manually

Upload and apply an update manually

If you have an update file from Quest, you can upload that file manually to update the KACE SMA server.

2.
Using your customer login credentials, log in to the Quest website at https://support.quest.com/kace-systems-management-appliance/download-new-releases, download the KACE SMA server.kbin file for the 9.1 GA (general availability) release, and save the file locally.
3.
On the left navigation bar, click Appliance Updates to display the Appliance Updates page.
4.
In the Manually Update section:
a.
Click Browse or Choose File, and locate the update file.
b.
Click Update, then click Yes to confirm.

Post-update tasks

Post-update tasks

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

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