You can quickly update Carbon Black sensors on the virtual machines (VM) where your workloads are running.

To update Carbon Black on all enabled VMs.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client using your administrator credentials.
  2. In the left navigation pane, click Carbon Black.
  3. Go to the Inventory > Enabled tab.
  4. Select one or more VMs for which you want to update Carbon Black, and then click Update.
    A confirmation dialog box appears.
  5. Click OK.


Carbon Black is updated to the latest available sensor version.

You can also update Carbon Black for the individual VMs. Go to the VM (Windows or Linux) where you want to update, and on the Summary tab, scroll down to the Carbon Black panel. Alternatively, you can also use the Configure > Carbon Black > Security tab.

You can view the sensor version on the Carbon Black panel.

Carbon Black sensor version