Install BT Updater Enterprise

Introduction

BT Updater is an application that downloads and installs updates for BeyondTrust products and includes the following features:

  • View the currently installed software version.
  • Set up a subscription to download product updates.
  • ​Lock the software at specified versions, when necessary.

While the BT Updater can be configured to download and install a variety of product updates, it does not include scheduling the Security Update Package Installer (SUPI) for updates.

This guide provides instructions to install and configure BT Updater.

 

Enterprise Update Server is a separate product unrelated to BT Updater Enterprise. For more information, please see the Enterprise Update Server Installation and Configuration Guide.

Security

BT Updater enforces the following security measures:

  • productupdates.beyondtrust.com is secured by an SSL certificate.
  • On download, the hash of the file and file length are verified to ensure the file matches the requested download.
  • After extraction of the package, the certificate on the file is checked to ensure it is a BeyondTrust certificate.
  • Certificate pinning is enabled to ensure the server authority.

Requirements

Operating System

Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit only) – latest service pack is required

Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 (64-bit only)

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2019 (BT Updater version 2.11 or later)

Processor

Intel Dual Core 2.0GHz or compatible (minimum)

Memory

16GB Minimum (Requires x64 operating system)

Hard Drive

20GB

Server Requirements

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 (Application Server Role, Windows Process Activation Service Support/HTTP Activation)

Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 7.5 or later with ASP.Net support (Web Server (IIS) role)

Installation

 

Before installing, verify that you can access the product updates landing page at https://productupdates.beyondtrust.com/landing.html.

To install BT Updater Enterprise, follow the below steps.

  1. Open a command prompt as an administrator.
  2. Run the following command:
    C:\BeyondTrust-Release-UpdaterInstaller.exe ENABLE_ENTERPRISE=1