Important note: If your applications are running on modern technology you should use the .NET Framework agent instead of the legacy agent. The legacy .NET Framework agent offers the full capabilities of Contrast Assess, Protect, and OSS as of March 2020 but is no longer receiving new features or lower severity bug fixes. Contrast will continue to fix critical bugs in the legacy agent until January 10th, 2023.
The legacy Contrast .NET Framework agent can be used to analyze ASP.NET web applications running on legacy technologies including:
The legacy Contrast .NET Framework agent can be used to analyze ASP.NET web applications using the following technologies:
|Contrast version||Contrast version 3.7.3 or newer|
|Agent version||20.4.4 and later|
|Language versions||3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8|
|Processor architecture||The agent can be installed on both 32-bit and 64-bit systems. On 64-bit systems, you can use the agent to analyze both 32-bit and 64-bit web applications.|
Before installing the .NET legacy agent, you must meet the following requirements:
|Language version||.NET Framework 4.5.1 present|
To install the legacy .NET Framework agent:
ContrastSetup.exe. This installs the .NET agent. Once installed, the .NET agent automatically instruments ASP.NET applications deployed to IIS. Agent analysis is performed as applications are exercised by users (or by automated scripts or tests).