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msonen
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Hello,

This may be an easy question. However I have been unable to find any information on it.

I just switched to a new install of EPO 4.5 from an older EPO 4.0. I am updating all of the connected devices by running the new FramePkg.exe on all the workstations. This proccess has been working great so far. However, I noticed that most of the RSD agents are still running 2.0.0.405.

My question is what is the diffrence between version 2.0.0.405 and 4.7.1? and how do I upgrade the older RSD agents?

Thanks for your help.

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It's a client task that can be set up in the system tree.

There is more detail on p. 242 of the ePO 4.5 Product Guide.

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Any new feature for RSD 4.5 (such as excluding specific mac addressess from the being scanned by the sensor) will not be understood by the RSD 2.0 sensor; however, all existing RSD 2.0 features should work fine in RSD 4.5.

To upgrade the sensor just deploy the existing RSD 4.5 sensor over the top of the 2.0 sensor (via a deployment task).

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Thanks for the response.

I tried to setup a deployment task for the RSD Sensor and it was not an available option. Maybe I'm missing something obvious. I have been able to sort the sensors by their version, go into each one individually and deploy from there. However, while I have a comparatively small network, I would hate to have to do this in a large environment as it's very labor intensive.

Message was edited by: msonen on 12/8/09 11:39:45 AM GMT-06:00
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There is a specific "Sensor Deployment" task you have to schedule, it isn't done through the standard "Deployment" task.

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Great!

Where is that task setup?

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It's a client task that can be set up in the system tree.

There is more detail on p. 242 of the ePO 4.5 Product Guide.

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Sorry I should have been more specific. Here are the steps:

1- Logon to EPO

2- Navigate to the client you wish to upgrade the sensor on and place a check next to it

3- Click Actions | Agent | Modify Tasks on a Single System

4- Click New Task

5- Select "Sensor Deployment (Rogue System Detection 4.5.0) in the "Type" drop down list

6- Complete the task and schedule it appropriatly

I hope that helps!

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Thanks to both of you.

I was able to create a query that showed me all of the sensors which I was able to then deploy the updated RSD agents after sorting by the version.
Unfortunately I wasn't able to add a filter based on the version which would have allowed me to create a server task that would automate the process.
I will just run this query again once all of the systems have been imported from the other server.

Thanks again.

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