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Install the .NET Framework agent

In most deployments, much of the installation is done automatically by the installer or site extension. A basic installation of the .NET Framework agent looks like this:

  1. Download the installer and place it on the server.

  2. Run the installer.

  3. Use the application as you normally would and verify that Contrast sees your application.


If you are using Windows 2008, a version of .NET Framework prior to 4.7.1 or if your application targets CLR2, you should use the Legacy .Net Framework agent installer.

Specifically, installation varies depending on how you want to install the .NET Framework agent:

To auto-upgrade your agent, enable this option with the Agent Upgrade Service.