Install Enterprise Update Server

You can download Enterprise Update Server from our client portal, located at https://beyondtrustcorp.service-now.com/csm. A username and password are required to access the client portal.

System Requirements

Enterprise Update Server requires the following:

  • One of the following servers:
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Windows Server 2016
    • Windows Server 2019
  • The following roles and features must be installed:
  • Roles:

    • Web Server (IIS)
      • Web Server
        • Common HTTP Features
          • Static Content
        • Application Development
          • ASP.NET 4.x

    Features:

    • .NET Framework 4.x
      • ASP.NET 4.x
      • WCF Services
        • HTTP Activation

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 or later (must be installed prior to EUS installation)
  • Intel Dual Core 2.0Ghz
  • RAM 8GB or higher depending on number of agents requesting updates
  • Hard Disk Space with 300MB minimum for installation and 10GB minimum for update storage

Install Enterprise Update Server

  1. Download the setup file from the client portal.
  2. Run the setup file when prompted or save, and then select the setup file to run. The Install Wizard is displayed.
  3. The End User Software License Agreement window is displayed. After reviewing the license agreement, check the I accept all terms of the preceding licensing agreement box. You must accept the licensing agreement for the installation to continue.
  4. Click Continue. The Destination Folder window is displayed.
  5. Accept the default location, or click Browse and select a destination folder.
  6. Click Continue. The Ready to Install Application window is displayed.
  7. To modify the previous information, click Back. To continue, click Install. The installation process begins and displays a progress bar. Once Enterprise Update Server is installed, the successful installation window is displayed.
  8. Ensure the Launch Enterprise Update Server box is checked. Click Finish. The Enterprise Update Server Settings dialogue is displayed.

BeyondTrust Enterprise Update Server install settings

  1. In the Site section, select the website where you intend the update server to run.

 

  1. In the Virtual Directory box, enter a name for the virtual directory, or use the default UpdateServer.
  2. To require SSL, select Yes from the Require SSL dropdown list. SSL can be enabled only if the specified website has an SSL certificate installed.
  3. Enter the Max Client Connections allowed. Valid values are from 1 to 50,000. Leave blank for unlimited connections.
  4. If you want to enable offline updates for air-gapped networks, check the Enable Offline Tools box.
  5. Enter the administrator password.
  1. Enter the serial number for a supported BeyondTrust product.

 

  1. Click OK. You are prompted to confirm your password. You might also be prompted to confirm file permissions.

Go to Configure Clients to use Enterprise Update Server for Updates to complete the installation and configuration.

Configure Clients to use Enterprise Update Server for Updates

You must configure the client systems to point to the server containing the Enterprise Update Server updates. This procedure also includes proxy server configuration.

To configure auto-updates:

Enterprise Update Server auto-update

  1. To acccess the Configuration Wizard, go to Start > BeyondTrust > Auto Update.

 

  1. Click Configure. The Configuration Properties window is displayed.

Enterprise Update Server configuration

  1. Specify the update server you entered during the installation for all applications in the Server field.
  2. Enter the following when SSL required is specified:

    https://<server>/<virtualdirectory>/

    or when SSL is not specified:

    http://<server>/<virtualdirectory>/

 

  1. Select The update servers for the corresponding applications to specify different update servers for different applications.
  2. Select the application from the list and in the Update Server Url column, enter the following when SSL required is specified:
  3. https://[Web Site]/[Virtual Directory/

    or when SSL is not specified:

    http://[Web Site]/[Virtual Directory/

Enterprise Update Server proxy configuration

  1. Select the Proxy Configuration tab to configure a proxy server.

 

  1. Select either Auto-detect Internet Explorer Settings or Manual Configuration.

Enterprise Update Server advanced proxy settings

  1. If you selected Manual Configuration, you can specify the following options:
    • Use Proxy Server for your LAN: If selected, you are prompted to also enter the address and port for the proxy server. You can also click Advanced to enter advanced proxy settings, including the proxy address and port for HTTP, Secure, FTP, Gopher, and Socks servers. You can also choose to Use the same proxy server for all protocols. You can exclude URLs from the proxy server by entering those addresses in the Bypass proxy for addresses beginning with text box, and separating each entry with semicolons. Click OK to save the entries and return to the Proxy Configuration tab.
    • Bypass proxy server for local addresses: Select to bypass proxy server for local addresses.
    • Proxy server requires authentication: Select if authentication is required. Enter the user name and password needed to access the proxy server.

 

  1. Click OK if your changes are complete.

Update Enterprise Update Server Configuration and Licenses

Use this procedure to update the Enterprise Update Server configuration and license information you entered during installation.

Enterprise Update Server server settings

  1. Navigate to Start > BeyondTrust> Update Server Configuration. The Enterprise Update Server Settings dialog is displayed.

 

  1. In the Site section, select the website where you intend the update server to run.
  2. In the Virtual Directory text box, enter a name for the virtual directory, or use the default UpdateServer.
  3. To require SSL, select Yes from the Require SSL list. SSL can only be enabled if the specified website has an SSL certificate installed.
  4. Enter the Max Client Connections allowed. Valid values are from 1 to 50,000. Leave blank for unlimited connections.
  5. If you want to enable offline updates for air-gapped networks, check the Enable Offline Tools box.
  6. Enter the administrator password.
  7. Enter the serial number for a supported BeyondTrust product.
  8. Click OK if your changes are complete. If you entered a new password, you are prompted to confirm the password.

Uninstall Enterprise Update Server

Complete the following steps to remove Enterprise Update Server from your workstation. We recommend that you exit all Windows programs before you run the uninstall.

To uninstall Enterprise Update Server:

  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Select BeyondTrust Enterprise Update Server, and then click Remove.
  3. You might be prompted to continue with the uninstall although other users are logged on to the system. Click Continue to proceed or Cancel to notify users before uninstalling Enterprise Update Server.
  4. When prompted, click No to exit without uninstalling. To continue, click Yes.
  5. A progress bar displays, showing the status of the uninstall. You can click Cancel to stop the uninstall.
  6. When prompted, click No to retain the license for future use on the same machine.
  7. When prompted, click Yes to remove the configuration data.
  8. When complete, the progress dialog box closes.