Symantec™ AntiVirus for Linux 1.0.14 Implementation Guide

Article:DOC6150  |  Created: 2012-10-24  |  Updated: 2012-10-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6150
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Symantec™ AntiVirus for Linux 1.0.14 Implementation Guide

Contents

This guide includes procedures to install, configure, and manage the product.

1. Introducing Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
About Symantec Antivirus for Linux
About this document
2. Installing Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
System requirements for Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
Supported distributions and kernel versions
Unsupported kernel versions
Installation scenarios for installation client packages
Client installation packages for Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
Installation package folders for Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
Installing Symantec AntiVirus for Linux locally
Installing Symantec AntiVirus for Linux from a remote server
Repackaging the Symantec AntiVirus for Linux client installation package
Uninstalling Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
Listing all Symantec AntiVirus packages
About removing Symantec AntiVirus completely
3. Using Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
When to use the command-line interfaces, services, and tools
About the sav command-line interface
About the sav command-line syntax
Using the sav CLI to interact with Symantec AntiVirus
Enabling and disabling Auto-Protect
Using Java LiveUpdate
Starting and stopping manual scans
Creating and managing scheduled scans
Managing the local Quarantine
Managing virus definitions
Displaying product information
About the symcfg command-line interface
About the symcfg command-line syntax
Using the symcfg CLI to interact with the Symantec AntiVirus configuration database
Listing the keys in the database
Adding a key to the database
Deleting a key from the database
About the symcfgd service
symcfgd service configuration parameters
About the symcfgd files
Using the symcfgd service parameters
Verifying that the symcfgd service is running
Stopping and starting the symcfgd service
Specifying the log facility to use and filtering log messages based on severity
About customizing symcfgd
About the rtvscand service
About the rtvscand service configuration parameters
About the rtvscand files
Using the rtvscand service parameters
Verifying that the rtvscand service is running
Stopping the rtvscand service
Starting the rtvscand service
Specifying the log facility to use and filtering log messages based on severity
About customizing the rtvscand service
About the savtray program
About savtray command-line syntax
About savtray parameters
About event notifications
4. Updating virus definitions on Linux
About updating virus definitions on Linux
About the LiveUpdate Administration utility
About LuAdmin files
About Java LiveUpdate
About the Java LiveUpdate configuration file
Sample liveupdate.conf file
About configuring proxy settings in Java LiveUpdate
Configuring Java LiveUpdate to use a Central LiveUpdate server
Wrapping a liveupdate.conf file in an rpm package
Enabling Java LiveUpdate logging on Linux servers
Configuring startup options
Updating definitions by using Intelligent Updater
Downloading and running the Intelligent Updater script
5. Configuring Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
About configuring Linux clients using a GRC.DAT file
About the Configuration Editor tool
Opening the Configuration Editor
Creating a configuration file
Modifying an existing configuration file
Returning settings to their default configuration
About the settings in the GRC.DAT file
About file extension exclusions
Deploying GRC.DAT files to Linux client computers
Wrapping a GRC.DAT file in an rpm package
Copying a GRC.DAT file
6. Using the Symantec AntiVirus for Linux Reporter
About the Symantec AntiVirus for Linux Reporter
Installing the Symantec AntiVirus for Linux Reporter
Configuring the Symantec AntiVirus for Linux Reporter
Man pages for the Symantec AntiVirus for Linux Reporter
Known issues for the Symantec AntiVirus for Linux Reporter
A. Troubleshooting and error messages
Summary of material from MR1 to MR14
Files in the /etc/symantec directory are not removed when you uninstall Symantec AntiVirus
Default logging level of daemons has been changed from debug to info
Gjc interferes with Java LiveUpdate
Java Cryptography Extensions
HTTP port 80 should be opened for Java LiveUpdate (e.g., ESX3.5)
New SAV command line options
Registry key root change
Customized installation path support for rpm packages
Debian and Ubuntu users should use sudo
Xen kernel details
You must install the i686-based dependent packages on the 64-bit computers that run Debian or Ubuntu Linux before you install SAV for Linux
Auto Protect is not enabled on remote disk partitions by default
The Auto-Protect kernel modules source has been partially opened
Symantec AntiVirus for Linux Implementation Guide -- change in LiveUpdate behavior
Symantec AntiVirus for Linux installation by GUI rpm manager may display a warning message
Auto-Protect is not supported for use on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) with the kernel version 2.6.27.19-5
Error messages may appear after you install the SAVUI installation package
English date format appears in the user interface if the Yet another Setup Tool (YaST) installation program is used to install Symantec AntiVirus for Linux on computers that run non-English language operating systems
You must install the i686-based dependent packages on 64-bit computers that run Fedora, RedHat ES 6.x Linux or Oracle Linux before you install Symantec AntiVirus for Linux
Unity Panel Icon missing in Ubuntu 11.x (and later) desktop
rpm -U does not work for upgrading the savjlu package

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