Manually Install Microsoft Windows Security Updates


If you prefer to manually update your Digital Vault server with Microsoft Windows security patches, you must first modify the server hardening (temporarily enable specific services) so you can install the relevant Microsoft updates. After you install the update(s), you must restore the server hardening by disabling the services again.

Installing Microsoft Windows security patches involves restarting the Digital Vault server, which causes downtime. Follow the procedures below to minimize your Vault downtime as much as possible.

Before installing the updates

Verify that you've obtained the correct Microsoft Windows KB files for your operating system, along with any related dependent and/or mandatory KBs.

Install Microsoft Windows Security Updates

Perform the procedure that is relevant for your system architecture; Primary-DR, Distributed Vaults, or clustered.