The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF8602 for bv-Control® for UNIX® v8.60 in Control Compliance Suite (CCS) Data Collection 8.6.

Article:TECH116462  |  Created: 2009-01-18  |  Updated: 2012-12-31  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH116462
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue





Symptoms
The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF8602 contains fix for the following issue:

      Titan Case ID 320-089-713: Unable to audit 64-bit Unix machines

        Issue Description: Queries of the Packages data source would not report on the 64-bit target computers that were registered as agentless.  The RF8602 corrects the error and data from the 64-bit target computers are reported for the Packages data source.

         


 


Solution



Requirements


    The requirements for installing the RapidFire RF8602 are as follows:
      • You must apply RF8600 and RF8601 on the bv-Control for UNIX agent (target computers) before applying RF8602.

    Installing the update

    Before installing the RF8602 RapidFire Update, you must close all the RMS products that are running on the computer.

    To install the RapidFire Update RF8602 perform the following steps:

      1. Copy the RapidFire file RF8602.rf to a known location on the local disk. Do not change the file name.
      2. Launch the RMS® Console.
      3. Expand the bv-Control for UNIX icon located on the left pane tree of the RMS Console.
      4. Right-click RapidFire Updates folder.
      5. Select Add RapidFire from the shortcut menu.
      6. In the File Selection dialog, locate the RapidFire file RF8602.rf saved in step 1.
      7. Select the file and click Open to initiate the RapidFire Update installation process. This RapidFire must be applied on the computers hosting the Information Server only and not on the client computers.

    To apply the RapidFire on the UNIX target computers, the RapidFire mechanism supports two options. The first option lets you update all the UNIX target computers at the enterprise level while the second option lets you update the selected UNIX target computers only.
      1. To update all the target computers in the enterprise
      2. Select the appropriate server group in the product container.
      3. To apply a RapidFire on the selected server group, click the Action>Update RapidFire menu.
      4. From the Select RapidFire Package dialog box, select RF8602.rf.
      5. To update a selected target computer
      6. Select the UNIX target computer that you want to update.
      7. To apply a RapidFire on the UNIX target computer, click the Action>Update RapidFire menu.
      8. From the Select RapidFire Package dialog box, select RF8602.rf
    For more details, see the "RapidFire Updates" topic in the bv-Control_for_UNIX_Online_Help.chm.


RF 8602

 

Filename
Version
Description
    UNIXTIVSnapin.dll
8.60.52.10101
    This is the server side file of bv-Control for UNIX.
    BVUnixGroupsDataSource.dll
8.60.52.10101
    This file is used by the Groups data source of bv-Control for UNIX.
    BvUnixPackagesDataSource.dll
8.60.52.10101
    This file is used by the Packages data source of bv-Control for UNIX.

    Patch Recommendation Dat Files
Filename
Version
Description
    LinuxRecommendedPatches.dat
Not Applicable
    This file is used for fetching the value for "Recommended Patches" and "Are Patches up to date?" fields in the Packages Data Source.
     
    HP-UXRecommendedPatches.dat
Not Applicable
    This file is used for fetching the value for "Recommended Patches" and "Are Patches up to date?" fields in the Packages Data Source.
     
    SunOSRecommendedPatches.dat
Not Applicable
    This file is used for fetching the value for "Recommended Patches" and "Are Patches up to date?" fields in the Packages Data Source.
    AIXRecommendedPatches.dat
Not Applicable
    This file is used for fetching the value for "Recommended Patches" and "Are Patches up to date?" fields in the Packages Data Source.

     




References
ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_control_compliance_suite/8.6/updates/data_collectors/bv-Control_for_UNIX_RF8602README.htm



 



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