HELP FILE

How to Activate Application Updates

    Select the host computers for which you want to activate Application Updates.

    Windows only Available on Windows hosts only.

    1. In Central, go to Updates > Applications.
    2. Select host computers.
    3. Click Change Settings.

      Result: The Change Settings menu is displayed.

    4. Select one of the following options:
      Option Description
      Disabled Automatic Updates will be unavailable.
      Manual Information on available updates is collected but not installed.
      Automatic All available updates are installed.
      Note: The software scans for updates between 12am and 6am or when the host is turned on after those times.

      Result: The End-User License Agreement pop-up appears.

    5. Select the I accept all third-party EULA and T&C/TOS that may be required to complete application update and I have reviewed and accept the EULA and Privacy Policy of the third-party service that manages Application Updates checkboxes. Since Terms of Service and Privacy Policy are integral parts of the Application Updates feature, make sure you read these before you proceed.
    6. Click Accept.

      Result: The Updates > Applications screen is displayed.

    During installation, you may encounter the following errors:

    Error Message Resolution
    Unable to download the Application Updater. A third-party software or firewall is blocking the installation. See Central and Firewalls
    Unable to extract the Application Updater. A third-party software or firewall is blocking the installation. See Central and Firewalls
    Article last updated: 30 November, 2022