Kernel parameters for Solaris are not being collected in bv-Control for UNIX and Control Compliance Suite for UNIX

Article:TECH115337  |  Created: 2009-01-26  |  Updated: 2013-01-07  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH115337
Article Type
Technical Solution

Product(s)

Issue



Kernel parameters are not being collected in bv-Control for UNIX and Control Compliance Suite for UNIX

Symptoms
ndd commands are not being executed

 


Cause



Product configured with incorrect user context.It is recommended that root user be configured to gaterh this data field.


Solution



As root, install the product using the native UNIX command or installation:

pkgadd -d /tmp/bv-Control.<version>

Run the setup.sh script as root also.



Technical Information
If native(local user) credentials are used to install or configure, the bvcontrold agent will run under that context and not as root.

It must run with full root privileges to guarantee the accuracy of the data. Refer to the on-line help under "Configuring UNIX agents manually"
 

 

 



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2009012611312553


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH115337


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