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Carbon Black Cloud: How to perform a Windows OS upgrade with sensor in bypass

Carbon Black Cloud: How to perform a Windows OS upgrade with sensor in bypass

Environment

  • Carbon Black Cloud Windows Sensor
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions

Objective

How to place a sensor in bypass mode to perform a in place OS upgrade

Resolution

The recommendation while upgrading Window 7 to Windows 10 is to put the sensor in bypass mode. To enable sensor in bypass mode:
  1. Launch an elevated command prompt (cmd.exe > right-click > Run as administrator) 
  2. Run the following command to put the sensor into bypass
  3. "C:\Program Files\Confer\Uninstall.exe" /bypass 1 
Perform the OS upgrade. When the OS upgrade is complete, you will want to move the sensor out of bypass
  1. Launch an elevated command prompt (cmd.exe > right-click > Run as administrator)
  2. Run the following command to put the sensor out of bypass
  3. "C:\Program Files\Confer\Uninstall.exe" /bypass 0

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