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

  1. On the SEM Console, click the Settings button.

  1. On the Settings page, click the Updates tab.
  2. In the Agent Updates section, 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 SEM Console, navigate to Configure > Nodes.
    • To update one agent, select the agent node and select Upgrade agent from the More dropdown menu.
    • To update two or more agents, select the agent nodes and select Upgrade from the Commands dropdown menu.

    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.