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Updating the operating system on an existing web protection machine
Deployment and Installation Center | Web Protection Solutions
 
If the existing web protection machine meets the hardware specifications for v8.5.x, and you want to update the operating system in place, rather than moving to a new machine, use the following procedure to make sure that your policies and system configuration are preserved.
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Windows: Navigate to the bin directory (C:\Program Files or Program Files (x86)\Websense\Web Security\bin) and enter the following command:
wsbackup -b -d <directory>
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Linux: Navigate to the /opt/Websense/ directory and enter the following command:
./wsbackup -b -d <directory>
Replace <directory> with the destination path for the backup archive.
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Go to Start > Windows Administrative Tools > Task Scheduler and select Task Scheduler Library.
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If the Websense Triton Backup task is disabled, right-click the task and select Enable.
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Right-click the Websense Triton Backup task and select Run.
The file is saved in the C:\EIPBackup directory by default.
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Depending on the operating system that you are upgrading, web protection software may continue to run normally, or may be damaged or completely removed from the machine.
If there is a problem with web protection software on the machine:
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Windows: Navigate to the bin directory (C:\Program Files\Websense\bin or C:\Program Files\Websense\Web Security\bin) and enter the following command:
wsbackup -r -f <path>\<file>.tar.gz
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Linux: Navigate to the /opt/Websense/ directory and enter the following command:
./wsbackup -r -f <path>/<file>.tar.gz
Replace <path> with the location of the file and <file> with the file name. The file name always ends with a .tar.gz extension.
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Go to Start > Windows Administrative Tools > Services.
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Open the Windows Control Panel and click Programs, then Programs and Features.
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Select Forcepoint Management Infrastructure, then click Uninstall/Change.
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When asked if you want to modify, repair, or remove Forcepoint Management Infrastructure, select Modify, then click Next until you get to the Restore Data from Backup screen.
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Mark the Use backup data box, then click Browse to locate the backup folder.
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Click Next until the restore process beings.
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Return to the Services window and click Refresh. If any of the services that you stopped has not restarted, right-click it and select Start.

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