This topic describes how to install and uninstall the Security Center agent on the Settings page of the Security Center console.

Background information

The Security Center agent is a local plug-in provided by Security Center. Before you use Security Center to protect your servers, you must install the Security Center agent on the servers. For more information about the Security Center agent, see Security Center agent overview.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Security Center console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Settings.
  3. On the Settings page, click the Agent tab.
  4. Optional:On the Settings page, click the Agent tab. Then, click the Client to be installed tab to view the number of servers on which the agent is not installed and the list of the servers.
    You can specify the operating system type, region, IP address, or server name to search for a server.Client to be installed
  5. Perform the following steps to install or uninstall the Security Center agent.
    • Install the Security Center agent
      If you want to install the Security Center agent on your servers, click the Client Installation Guide tab, and follow the instructions on the tab to download the latest version of the Security Center agent and install the agent on the servers. For more information, see Install the Security Center agent.Client Installation Guide
    • Uninstall the Security Center agent
      If you no longer need Security Center to protect your servers, you can click Uninstall Client in the upper-right corner to uninstall the agent. For more information, see Uninstall the Security Center agent.
      Notice
      • You can uninstall the agent in the Security Center console without the need to disable the client protection feature.
      • If you uninstall the agent from the server by using an application, you must disable the client protection feature before you uninstall the agent. For more information about how to disable client protection, see Client protection.
      Uninstall the agent