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Upgrading the Inventory and Application Metering plug-ins

Inventory Solution

If you upgrade from a previous version of Inventory Solution, and you previously installed the Inventory or Application Metering plug-ins, you must upgrade the plug-ins on managed computers.

To upgrade a plug-in, you turn on an upgrade policy that is located with the plug-in installation policy.

This task is a step in the process for preparing managed computers for inventory and metering.

See Preparing managed computers for inventory and metering

To upgrade the Inventory or Application Metering plug-ins

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Actions menu, click Agents/Plug-ins > Rollout Agents/Plug-ins.

  2. In the left pane, expand Discovery and Inventory > Windows/UNIX/Linux/Mac, and then click the policy for the plug-in that you want to upgrade.

  3. On the plug-in upgrade page, turn on the policy.

    At the upper right of the page, click the colored circle, and then click On.

  4. Click Apply to to select the computers on which you want to upgrade the plug-in.

    See Specifying the targets of a policy or task

    See Specifying filtering rules for resource targets

  5. Schedule the policy to run on managed computers.

    See Adding a schedule to a policy, task, or job

  6. Click Save changes.