The upgrade bundle is a zip file that contains required files to upgrade the necessary components of AppDefense. The upgrade bundle contain files required to upgrade AppDefense Appliance, AppDefense Host Module, and AppDefense Guest Module. You can define your upgrade strategy using AppDefense Appliance Upgrade tab. You must upgrade as per the sequence given in this topic.

You must upgrade in the following sequence:

Step 1: Upgrade AppDefense Appliance

Step 2: Upgrade Host Module From SaaS

Step 3: Upgrade Guest Module from SaaS for Windows

AppDefense Appliance and all services in the Appliance has a different version from the AppDefense Host Module and AppDefense Guest Module.

The AppDefense Appliance > Upgrade page displays the version details under the Current Bundle Information section. For the upgraded appliance version, the corresponding versions that are available for the host module and guest module are displayed.

AppDefense Appliance and all services in the appliance can have a different version from the AppDefense Host Module and AppDefense Guest Module.

For example, AppDefense Appliance version 2.3.0.0 can have AppDefense Host Module version as 2.0.0.0 and AppDefense Guest Module version as 1.3.4.0.

Note: Host module and guest module can have a maximum difference of one major version. When a host module and a guest module have versions more than one major version apart, upgrade the necessary component to match the version. For example, host module 2.x and guest module 1.x is a supported combination. All the guest VMs within a service must be upgraded to the same version at the same time.

If you upgrade vSphere, AppDefense continues to work normally.