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Carbon Black Cloud: Windows Sensor Remains In Bypass After Upgrade

Carbon Black Cloud: Windows Sensor Remains In Bypass After Upgrade

Environment

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

Symptoms

When upgrading the Windows sensor, the device is stuck in Bypass.
  • Upgrade Sensor
  • Device moves to bypass
  • Cannot disable bypass from console or locally
  • A system reboot does not disable bypass

Cause

There is a rare occasion of upgrade failure due to system crash or reboot during the upgrade process. 

Resolution

When the sensor is in this state VMware Carbon Black requires an Uninstall and Reinstall of the sensor to resolve the issue. 

Additional Notes

If experiencing this, please open a support case with details of the symptoms and device name and or sensor logs for review.

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