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Upgrade a VRS Client from 5.1 to 5.1.1 without upgrading the VRS Server


Question / Problem: 

How to upgrade a VRS Client from version 5.1 to version 5.1.1 without upgrading the VRS Server installation.

Answer / Solution: 

In a server/client installation of Kofax VRS, the Client installation can be upgraded to a higher version to take advantage of fixes and improvements without having to upgrade the server installation, if those fixes and improvements to not apply to the server installation. 

To upgrade a VRS Client installation from 5.1.0 to 5.1.1:

1. Install Kofax VRS 5.1.1 on the VRS 5.1 Client station using the Kofax VRS 5.1.1 installation media.

2. Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Kofax\Vrs

3. Open KofaxReg.xml  in a text editor such as Notepad.

4. Set the SHAREDELEMENTSERVER value to the Fully Qualified Domain name, hostname, or IP Address of the VRS Server. 

    Example: <SHAREDELEMENTSERVER Value="" />

5. Set the INSTALLTYPE value to Workstation

  <INSTALLTYPE Value="Workstation" />

6.  Set the ORIGINALINSTALLTYPE value to Workstation

  <ORIGINALINSTALLTYPE Value="Workstation" />

7.  Save the changes to KofaxReg.xml


Applies to:  

Product Version Category
VRS 5.1 Server/Client
VRS 5.1.1 Server/Client


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