Installing Patch Management server

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To begin installation of Patch Management server, follow these steps:

  1. \1. For 32-bit Windows OS, download the setup from one of the following links:

For 64-Bit Windows OS, download the setup from one of the following links:

  1. Launch the setup on machine within the network where you want to install the Seqrite patch server.
  2. On the Patch Management Server Setup Wizard, click Next.The license agreement appears. Read the License Agreement carefully.
  3. Select the I Agree check box to accept the license agreement and then click Next.
  4. Click Browse if you want to install Patch Management server on a different location. To proceed with the installation default path, click Next.
  5. The Patch Database Settings screen appears. The patch content storage folder path appears. Click Browse if you want to change the patch content storage path.
  6. Select the Import Patch Server Data check box if you want to change the default location. Click Browse to locate the path.

If EPS 7.1 patch server database backup is already exported, you can import the database in the EPS 7.6 patch server.

  1. Click Next.

  2. To enable and configure proxy settings, do the following:

    1. Select the Enable Proxy Settings check box.
    2. In the Proxy Server text box, type the IP address of the proxy server or domain name (For example,
    3. In Port text box, type the port number of the proxy server (For example: 80).
    4. Select the Enable Authentication (If any) check box.
    5. In the User name and Password fields, type in your server credentials.
    6. Click Next.
  3. The Pre-requisite – MySQL 5.6.42 screen appears.
    You need to provide a path for MySQL 5.6.42 setup file.
    If you do not have MySQL 5.6.42 setup file, download from the given link and provide the path.

  4. Click Next.The file will be verified.

  5. The MySQL Configuration Setting screen appears.

    1. Enter Communication Port number.
    2. Enter password for MySQL ‘Root’ user. In the Confirm password text box, retype the password.
    3. Click Next.
  6. In the Upstream Patch Server screen, select one of the following:

    • Microsoft: The upstream patch server used is Microsoft patch server. This option is selected by default.
    • Organization Patch server (WSUS): The upstream patch server used is Organization Patch server (WSUS – Windows Server Update Service). If you select this option, type in WSUS server URL.
  7. Click Next.

  8. In the Website Configuration page, do the following:

    1. In the Server Configuration section, select one of the following:
      • Full Computer Name: Provide the computer name to configure the website
      • IP address: Provide the IP address of the target server. However, selecting IP address is not recommended if your network is configured using DHCP.
    2. In the HTTP Port text box, type a port number to use as the server listening port.
    3. Enable Secure Socket Layer check box is selected by default. Type the SSL port number. This port number will serve as a listening port for the server.
    4. Click Next.
  9. On confirmation prompt, click Yes.

  10. The installation summary screen appears. You can change your settings if required by clicking Back.Click Install. The installation starts.

  11. To complete the installation, click Finish.

    If installation / uninstallation is failed, then only the View installation log check box is displayed. To view the log, select the View installation log check box.

  12. After the installation is complete, add Seqrite patch server through EPS console and then it becomes available to use.

The Patch Management feature is applicable only for the clients with Microsoft Windows OS; does not support Mac, and Linux operating systems.

Recommendation for the remote clients

For the remote clients, install the Patch Server in the network where the remote clients are deployed. The private IP of the Patch server should be natted to public IP.

Back up the patch server data

You can back up the patch database and patch content of the patch server.

To back up the patch Server data, follow these steps:

  1. Manually take backup of all the files and folders present in the /Seqrite patch management/patch server/content folder.
  2. Select Start > Programs > Seqrite Patch server Data Backup.
    The Backup wizard starts.
  3. Click Browse to specify the path where you want to back up patch database.
  4. Click Backup.

The database file, pmdb.exp is generated. This file can be used to restore patch server data base.

Uninstalling patch server

If you need to uninstall the patch server, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Start > Programs > Uninstall patch server.
    The uninstaller wizard starts.
  2. Complete the wizard to uninstall the patch server.
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