• Active Roles 7.4 is now available

    Active Roles 7.4 is now live and can be downloaded from here:


    All product documentation is available here:



  • Upgrade ARS 6.8 and Upgrad Server OS and SQL-Version - All in one step possible?

    Hello All,

    I have to upgrade ARS from Version 6.8 to an up-to-date Version. And I also have to update the Server OS and SQL-Version. For my understanding of the ARS update path document I first have to update to Version 6.9 before I can go to Version…

  • ARS upgrade path from 6.8 to 7.3?

    I've been tasked with upgrading our Quest ARS environment.  Is there any documentation or recommendation on an upgrade path from ARS 6.8 to 7.3?  Our 6.8 environment is a just single server and management wants to go with a full HA/DR solution with…

  • Upgrading Active Roles AG database

    When completing the upgrade of Active Roles 7.3 how do I upgrade my database when it is a high availability group? I believe I would remove the databases from the SQL cluster but I would still be attached to the primary database. Do I need to attach to…

  • Upgrading from to 7.2 in parallel


        It is time for us to upgrade our old Quest One Active Roles environment to the latest version.  AR 6.9.0 is running on Server 2008R2, and I would like to build the 7.2 environment on Server 2016.  Active Roles DB is running on SQL 2012, currently…

  • Active Roles 7.0.2 support discontinued as of November 30 2017

    This is an advisory notification on changes to current product version support status in line with our life cycle policy.

    Support for Active Roles 7.0.2 will be in discontinued support on November 30, 2017. To ensure your product is eligible for full…

  • Quick ARS 6.5 -> 6.7 migration question


    Hi, I have a customer whom is on 6.5 at the moment. They have acquired two new servers one for ars and one for SQL. They would like the latest version of ars and most important preserve the existing ars configurations everything from manage unit…

  • LONG AWAITED - ARS 6.7 GP3 Released

    I know we've all waited for quite some time on this, but it finally came out of Quality Control and here is the newest fix pack for ActiveRoles Server 6.7!

    In addition to many many many fixes, the long awaited mult-browser support is also delevered…

  • Specify/Schedule an account to be deprovisioned ahead of time?

    Hi Folks,

    Does anyone know if you can schedule or set a date ahead of time for an account to be deprovisioned on a specific date/time?

    I am trying to find a solution to deal with the requests that come in which are something such as:  On December 1st this…

  • Attestation in ARS 6.8

    Hello, may I ask what happened to attestation reviews in ARS 6.8?  How would someone get this functionality back or something similar after upgrading to ARS 6.8?  Thank you.

  • Upgrade Web Interface from 6.7 to 6.8 failed


    we want to Upgrade our Active Roles in Lab from 6.7 to 6.8. The Administration Service and the MMC upgrade works as expected. Only the Web Interface Upgrade fails with an error.


    Is there any log we can look why the installation failed??



  • ARS 6.7 Upgrade to 6.8 License Key Not Working


    Is it required that a new license key be issued when upgrading to ARS 6.8 from version 6.7?  During the upgrade of the Administration Service, the installation wizard does not appear to want to acept the license key that was used for the 6.7 installation…

  • Upgrade Guide/Path - Quest ARS 6.7 to 6.9


                  just wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction for some guidance on how best to approach an upgrade of Quest ARS from v6.7 to v6.9? Having had a look through the documentation listed on the Download 6.9 page (support.software.dell.com…

  • ARS 6.8 and Active Directory 2012 R2

    I currently run ARS 6.8 in a Windows 2008 R2 domain running at Windows 2008 R2 functional level. I want to upgrade my domain to Windows 2012 R2. Is this supported by ARS 6.8 or do I need to upgrade ARS to version 6.9 first?