Symantec Control Compliance Suite UNIX 8.6 RapidFire Update RF8623

Article:TECH123252  |  Created: 2010-01-16  |  Updated: 2012-12-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH123252
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue





Symptoms
The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF8623 contains the security patch updates.

Note: The AIXRecommendedPatches.dat file is not updated with the latest patch list and contains the same patches as it was in RF8622.


 


Solution



Overview

The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF8623 contains the security patch updates.

Note: The AIXRecommendedPatches.dat file is not updated with the latest patch list and contains the same patches as it was in RF8622.

Requirements

The requirements for installing the RapidFire RF8623 are as follows:

· You must apply the Cumulative Hotfix (CHF) of Control Compliance Suite 8.60 released on March 2009 (CCS_DataCollectors_8.60_March_2009_Update.exe).
· You must apply RF8600, RF8601, RF8602, RF8606, RF8609, RF8610, RF8614, RF8615, RF8618, RF8619, and RF8621 on the bv-Control for UNIX agent (target computers) before applying RF8623.

      Installing the update

      Before installing the RF8623 RapidFire Update, you must close all the RMS products that are running on the computer.

      To install the RapidFire Update RF8623 perform the following steps:

1. Copy the RapidFire file RF8623.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 RF8623.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
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 RF8623.rf.

2. To update a selected 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 RF8623.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
o VMware ESX Version 3.0



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/rf8623.zip

rf8623.zip


Technical Information
 

Modified files;

LinuxRecommendedPatches.dat

HP-UXRecommendedPatches.dat

SunOSRecommendedPatches.dat

 


 


Attachments

rf8623.zip (2.2 MBytes)

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