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Deploying a program upgrade or hot fix by group, domain, or branch in a large computer network in Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS)

    • Updated:
    • 8 Oct 2015
    • Product/Version:
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 8.0
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 9.0
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2000 Small Business Server
    • Windows 2003 Small Business Server
    • Windows 2003 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2008 Small Business Server
    • Windows 2008 Standard Server Edition
    • Windows 2012 Enterprise
    • Windows 8 32-bit
    • Windows 8 64-bit
Summary

You need to deploy a hot fix or service pack to WFBS, but you do not want to cause too much network traffic that may clog the network bandwidth.

 
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You can deploy a hot fix or service pack by group, domain or branch at your own pace:

  1. Group the clients per remote location.
    1. Log in to the WFBS console.
    2. Go to Security Settings > Add Group.
    3. Under Group Type section, select Desktop.
    4. Name the groups.

      Example: "Branch One" and "Branch Two"

    5. Save the changes.
     
    You have the option to export the settings from existing groups.
  2. Configure the first group to forbid program/hot fix updates.
    1. On the Security Settings page, select the first group (in this case, "Branch One") and then click Configure.

      For WFBS 9.0, go to the Configure Settings tab.

      Configure settings tab in WFBS 9

    2. Under Client Privileges, go to the Update Settings or Update Privileges section.
    3. Make sure the Disable program upgrade and hot fix deployment checkbox is ticked.

      For WFBS 9, the Disable Security Agent upgrade and hot fix deployment option should be ticked.

      Disable upgrade and hot fix deployment

    4. Save the changes.
    5. Repeat the steps for the other groups.
  3. Move the clients to the appropriate group.
  4. Untick Disable program upgrade and hotfix deploymentonly for the group you intend to upgrade.

    For WFBS 9.0, untick Disable Security Agent upgrade and hotfix deployment.

     

  5. Install the hot fix or the service pack.
 
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Category:
Configure; Deploy; Install; Upgrade; Update
Solution Id:
1055568
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