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Required User Role: Administrator on the local machine

Before you start

Tenable strongly recommends that you take a snapshot of your environment before you upgrade. If the upgrade fails, Tenable Identity Exposure support cannot perform a rollback, and this will result in a fresh installation and cause you to lose your previous data.

Back up and restore the Storage Manager

Tenable strongly recommends that you back up the Storage Manager before you upgrade Tenable Identity Exposure.

For instructions on how to back up or restore MSSQL, see the official Microsoft documentation.

Upgrade path

To upgrade to the latest version of Tenable Identity Exposure, you must follow this installation path: 2.7 -> 3.1 -> 3.11 -> 3.19 -> 3.29 -> 3.42.

Note: You can upgrade to the next major release from any minor release.

Upgrade order

To upgrade Tenable Identity Exposure, proceed in the following order:

  1. Upgrade the Directory Listener.

  2. Upgrade Security Engine Nodes.

  3. Upgrade the Storage Manager.

Note: During the upgrade, the Tenable Identity Exposure installer asks you to choose a TLS installation type. For more information, see Installation Options.

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