Updating the ADSelfService Plus Login Agent in Windows

Updating the ADSelfService Plus Login Agent in Windows

The ADSelfService Plus login agent can be installed on machines running Windows  manually, through the ADSelfService Plus admin portal, via GPOs, SCCM, and tools like Endpoint Central.
 
You can update the Windows login agent to its latest version, 6.3, in the following ways:
  1. Via the ADSelfService Plus web portal
  2. Manual update
  3. Via GPOs
  4. Via SCCM
  5. Via Endpoint Central

Login agent update via ADSelfService Plus   

From the ADSelfService Plus admin portal,
  1. Navigate to Configuration > Administrative Tools > GINA/Mac/Linux (Ctrl+Alt+Del) > GINA/Mac/Linux Installation > Installed Machines .
  2. Select the machines where the agent is to be updated and click Reinstall .
Once done, you can check if the latest version of the login agent has been updated in all the selected workstations, in the Version column of the Installed Machines Report.

Manual update of the login agent 

If you are updating the agent manually, you will need to first uninstall the existing installation before reinstalling the new version.

Steps to manually uninstall the existing installation:

  1. Run Command Prompt as an administrator.
  2. Execute the command msiexec /x {E451B224-C4E6-452E-BB61-2EFD4DC79A9C} to uninstall the Login Agent.
Once uninstalled, follow the manual installation steps in this guide to update the login agent to the latest version.

Login agent update via GPOs  

If your organization installs the Login Agent via GPOs,  you will have to replace the existing ADSelfservicePlusClientSoftware.msi file in the GPO with its updated version.
You will also need to replace the existing ReinstallAgent.vbs file in the GPO with its updated version from the the ADSelfService Plus admin portal. You can find the steps in this guide.

Login agent update via SCCM  

If you wish to deploy the login agent via SCCM, you will have to replace the existing ADSelfservicePlusClientSoftware.msi file in the SCCM configuration with its updated version, before reinstalling the agent. You can find the steps in this guide.

Login agent updation via Endpoint Central   

If you wish to deploy the login agent via Endpoint Central, you will have to replace the existing ADSelfservicePlusClientSoftware.msi file in the Endpoint Central configuration with its updated version, before reinstalling the agent. You can find the steps in this guide.

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