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Updating Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises

Netsparker Enterprise is available as an On-Demand and On-Premises solution.

The On-Premises solution runs on your servers and network, so you need to update it manually. The latest version offers new security checks and improvements to enhance your security.

This topic explains how to update Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises. In order to install and configure the On-Premises, see Installing and Configuring Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises.

While updating Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises, it is recommended to pause any scans.
To receive updates, you may need to whitelist
.NET framework 4.7.2 is required for the latest update. The installers will configure .NET Framework 4.7.2 if it's not available on the target system.
How to update Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises
  1. Log in to Netsparker Enterprise
  2. In the Global Dashboard, select Download the latest update. The download will begin automatically.

Netsparker Enterprise Updating Notification

To manually check the update, select Settings > Licensing from the main menu. Then, select Check for Updates.
  1. From the download location, extract the .zip file to a directory. Make sure the following files appear in the extracted folder.
    • WebAppSetup.exe (NC Application installer)
    • AgentSetup.exe (NC Agent installer)
    • AuthVerifierSetup.exe (NC Authentication Verifier installer)
  1. Run the WebAppSetup.exe file. The Netsparker Enterprise Web Application Setup wizard is displayed and opens at the Ready to Install step.

Netsparker Enterprise Ready to Install

  1. Select Install. The Installing Netsparker Enterprise Web Application step is displayed. Wait.
  2. The Completing the Netsparker Enterprise Web Application Setup Wizard step is displayed.

Netsparker Enterprise Completing Install

  1. Select Finish.
  2. Now, update the Netsparker Agent. To do this, there are two alternatives:
    • You can run the AgentSetup.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions to update the Agent.
    • Or, you can follow these instructions:
      1. Log in to Netsparker Enterprise.
      2. From the main menu, select Agents > Manage Agents
      3. From the Commands drop-down, select Update Agent

Updating Agent from Netsparker Enterprise

      1. From the Update Agent dialog, select Yes. Once the agent is updated, Netsparker Enterprise will notify you.

    Agent Updated Notification

    The agent can auto update itself if you enable the Enable Auto Update from the Commands drop-down. For further information, see Agents in Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises.
    1. Now, run the AuthVerifierSetup.exe file and follow the on-screen instructions to update the Authentication Verifier.

    Once you update all these files, you can start using Netsparker Enterprise On-Premises. There is no additional step to re-configure the new version.

    You can check the Netsparker Enterprise's version from the About available under [Your Name] (top right of window).


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