This section describes how to upgrade from your current installation to NetQ 4.5. Refer to the release notes before you upgrade.
You must upgrade your NetQ On-premises or Cloud Appliances or virtual machines (VMs). While there is some backwards compatibility with the previous NetQ release for any version, upgrading NetQ Agents is always recommended. If you want access to new and updated commands, you can upgrade the CLI on your physical servers or VMs, and monitored switches and hosts as well.
To complete the upgrade for either an on-premises or a cloud deployment: