The information below will help you upgrade to the latest version of Specops Authentication. Before upgrading, you should read the Specops Authentication Release Notes. The Release Notes provide a summary of new features and changes since the last release. The Release Notes can help you evaluate whether an upgrade is necessary.

Before upgrading, make sure all offline (unused) Gatekeepers have been disposed of correctly. More information on unregistering Gatekeepers can be found here.

Upgrading the Gatekeeper

  1. Open the Gatekeeper Admin Tool.
  2. Click Check for new version.
  3. If there is a new version of the Admin Tools available, you will see an option to upgrade. Click Download and Upgrade.
  4. From the Gatekeeper Admin Tool, you will see an option to upgrade the Gatekeeper. Click Upgrade next to Gatekeeper Installation.
  5. Select the account context the Gatekeeper service should run as.
    • If Custom Domain Account is selected, enter the account name and password of the user account the Gatekeeper service will run as.
  6. Select the account context which the Gatekeeper, and click Next.
  7. Click Finish.

Upgrading the Gatekeeper on Server Core

In order to upgrade your Gatekeeper on Server Core, copy and run the script below on your server.

$GKVersion = Get-SpecopsAuthenticationGatekeeperVersionInformation
				if ( $GKVersion.IsLatest -eq $false )
				Write-Output "Not the latest Version"
				$path = Get-SpecopsAuthenticationGatekeeperUpgradeFiles -VersionInformation $GKVersion.VersionInformation
				Update-SpecopsAuthenticationGatekeeperAdminTools -MsiFilePath $path.AdminInstallationPath
				Update-SpecopsAuthenticationGatekeeper -MsiFilePath $path.ServerInstallationPath