Upgrading expansion servers in Security Center - Security Center 5.8 GA

Security Center Installation and Upgrade Guide 5.8 GA

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Security Center 5.8 GA
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To benefit from the latest enhancements to Security Center, you must upgrade the expansion servers. To upgrade, install Security Center Server onto the expansion servers, and follow the instructions in the InstallShield Wizard.

Before you begin

Back up all role databases accessed from your expansion server you are upgrading.

What you should know

If a reboot warning message box opens during the upgrade, accept the message and continue with the upgrade procedure. You must reboot after completing the upgrade.


  1. Install Security Center 5.8 on your expansion server.
    Use the Expansion server installation type.
    The installer automatically detects an earlier version of Security Center software and upgrades it to 5.8.
  2. If you are upgrading a Directory server (Failover Directory configuration), make sure that on the Directory Database Backup page, you clear the option Automatically back up the Directory database before restarting the system to avoid backing up the Directory database twice.
  3. If an LPR Manager hosted on this server is in the warning state (yellow) after the upgrade, enable it by assigning an Archiver to it.
  4. Repeat the steps for all expansion servers in your system.

After you finish

To verify that all servers in your system are active, log on to the main server with Config Tool. In the Network view task, all the servers in your system should be shown in black, which means they are active. If some of the roles are still not active, you might need to upgrade the Directory database.