In December 2013, gave the statement by Trend Micro, ESXi 5.5 hosts are no longer supported by Deep Security. 9 Indeed, there was the upgrade from vSphere 5.1 to vSphere 5.5, when at the same Deep Security was installed. However, this was quickly revised and Trend Micro brought a out that ESXi 5.5 hosts are supported under certain conditions. One of those conditions is the installation of SP1 DS9 Patch2. The exact relationship between ESXi and vShield Endpoint indicates the support site of Trend Micro.
The update sequence of vSphere 5.5 and DS9 is described in this article.
Deep Security 9.0 SP1 Patch 2 provides the following enhancements: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 support Deep Security Agent (DSA) now supports SAP integration in SuSE 11 Service Pack 1 with Xen Kernel. DSA now supports both x86 and x64 versions of the CloudLinux 5 and 6 operating systems Support for Trend Micro SecureCloud integration. All widgets in Deep Security Manager (DSM) console now have a redirect link which opens another browser page. Resolved issues from previous releases, including fixes for console-related issues. Refer to the corresponding readme files for more details.
Phase 1 - Upgrading VMware Components
Deactivate the Deep Security Virtual Appliance on the ESXi Restore the ESXi (to uninstall the Deep Security Filter Driver) Uninstall vShield Endpoint from the ESXi Uninstall the vShield Endpoint Guest Drivers from VMs on the ESXi Upgrade your vCenter Upgrade the ESXi to ESXi 5.0, 5.1, or 5.5 (If you upgraded to ESXi 5.0, apply patch “ESXi 5.0 (build 474610 or later)”) Upgrade the vShield Manager Configure the vShield Manager to integrate with the vCenter Install vShield Endpoint on the ESXi Install vShield Endpoint drivers (found in VMware Tools included with ESXi 5.0, 5.1, or 5.5) on the VMs Restart the ESXi
Phase 2 - Upgrade DS components
Upgrade the Deep Security Manager Upgrade your Deep Security Relays Add a security certificate to the Deep Security Manager for the vCenter and the vShield Manager Import Deep Security 9.0 SP1 p2 installation packages into the Deep Security Manager Prepare the ESXi (this installs the Deep Security Filter Driver on the ESXi) Reactivate your Deep Security Virtual Appliance in preparation for upgrade Upgrade the Deep Security Virtual Appliance on your ESXi Activate the guest VMs on the ESXi Upgrade Deep Security Notifier (if required) Deploy Deep Security Agents (if required)
- DeepSecurity 9.0 SP1
- Trendmicro Support – Solution ID (Download Links)
- Trendmicro – Agent-Windows_9.0_SP1_Patch2
- Trendmicro – DSVA_9.0_SP1_Patch2
- Trend Micro - vSphere 5.5 (December, 2013)
- Trendmicro Support –