This chapter provides step-by-step instructions on how to upgrade your current version of Netwrix Auditor to the newest version available. Netwrix recommends that you upgrade from older versions of Netwrix Auditor to 9.6 in order to take advantage of new features.
NOTE: Read the chapter below only if you have already installed previous versions of Netwrix Auditor in your IT infrastructure. Otherwise, refer to Install Netwrix Auditor for basic installation instructions.
In addition to major releases, Netwrix may produce maintenance releases within the same product version. Such service releases contain a collection of updates, fixes and enhancements, delivered in the form of a single installable package. They may also implement new features.
Refer to the table below to find a relevant upgrade scenario:
Applicable to Netwrix Auditor 9.5 and 9.6 (upgrade within the same version). No special upgrade procedure required—simply install Netwrix Auditor 9.6. During installation your Netwrix Auditor configuration and data will be preserved. Make sure to review upgrade notices before performing upgrade. See General Recommendations for more information.
Applicable to Netwrix Auditor 9.0. You must upgrade sequentially: first to 9.5, and then right to 9.6. During upgrade your Netwrix Auditor configuration and data will be preserved. Make sure to review upgrade notices before performing upgrade.