Symantec Control Compliance Suite UNIX 8.6 RapidFire Update RF8639

Article:TECH123245  |  Created: 2010-01-16  |  Updated: 2012-12-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH123245
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Technical Solution


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Overview The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF8639 contains the security patch updates.


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Requirements

The requirements for installing the RapidFire RF8639 are as follows:

· You must apply the Cumulative Hotfix (CHF) of Control Compliance Suite 8.60 released on January 2010 (CCS_DataCollection_8_60_HF_2010-1.exe).
· You must apply RF8600, RF8601, RF8602, RF8606, RF8609, RF8610, RF8614, RF8615, RF8618, RF8619, RF8621, RF8626, RF8627, RF8633, RF8634, and RF8638 on the bv-Control for UNIX agent (target computers) before applying RF8639.

      Installing the update

      Before installing the RF8639 RapidFire Update, you must close all the RMS products that are running on the computer.

      To install the RapidFire Update RF8639 perform the following steps:


        1. Copy the RapidFire file RF8639.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 RF8639.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.

To update all the target computers in the enterprise
Before applying the RapidFire, ensure that there are no queries that are executing on the target computers.
Select the appropriate server group in the product container.
To apply a RapidFire on the selected server group, click the Action>Update RapidFire menu.
From the Select RapidFire Package dialog box, select RF8639.rf.
To update a selected target computer
Before applying the RapidFire, ensure that there are no queries that are executing on the target computer.
Select the UNIX target computer that you want to update.
To apply a RapidFire on the UNIX target computer, click the Action>Update RapidFire menu.
From the Select RapidFire Package dialog box, select RF8639.rf.

      For more details, see the "RapidFire Updates" topic in bv-Control_for_UNIX_Online_Help.chm.



Note: Patches for the following UNIX operating systems are not available in the LinuxRecommendedPatches.dat file:

o SUSE Linux 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, and 9.3
o SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.1, 9.2, 9.3
 




    References
     

    The Rapid Fire update and readme documentation can be downloaded from;
    ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_control_compliance_suite/8.6/updates/data_collectors/rf8639.zip


    rf8639.zip


    Technical Information
    Files Modified;

    LinuxRecommendedPatches.dat

    HP-UXRecommendedPatches.dat

    SunOSRecommendedPatches.dat

    AIXRecommendedPatches.dat

     


     


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