Documentation forSecurity Event Manager

Update SEM Agents

This section describes how to update SEM Agents on remote or local Windows computers.

Update SEM agents automatically

On the SEM Events Console Settings page, you can enable automatic updates for SEM agents and set the number of concurrent updates.

  1. In the SEM Events Console, click the Settings button.

  1. On the Settings page, click the Updates tab.
  2. Click the toggle button to allow automatic updates.
  3. Set the maximum number of concurrent updates, and then click Save.

    This setting determines the number of agents that can be updated at the same time.

Manually upgrade SEM Agents on Unix, Linux, Mac, and Windows hosts using SEM Agent Installers

If you are installing SEM Agents on the far end of a WAN link, copy the SEM Agent Installer executable to the end of the WAN link and run it there.

Check the SEM release notes or readme file first to be sure that the SEM Agent version you are planning to install is compatible with your installed SEM Manager version.

If you are installing SEM Agents on the far end of a WAN link, copy the SEM Agent Installer executable to the end of the WAN link and run it there.

Check the SEM release notes or readme file first to be sure that the SEM Agent version you are planning to install is compatible with your installed SEM Manager version.

  1. In the HTML5 SEM Events Console, click the Nodes tab
  2. Select two or more agent nodes to expose the Commands menu.
  3. From the Commands drop-down list, select Upgrade agent.

    A progress bar appears in the upper right of the console as the agents are being upgraded.

Run the SEM Remote Agent Installer for Windows

Learn how to use the SEM Remote Agent Installer here.