Symantec Control Compliance Suite UNIX 8.6 RapidFire Update RF8603

Article:TECH123255  |  Created: 2010-01-16  |  Updated: 2013-07-26  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH123255
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF8603 is a security patch update.

 


Solution



Overview

The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF8603 is a security patch update.

Requirements

The requirements for installing the RapidFire RF8603 are as follows:

· You must apply the Cumulative Hotfix (CHF) of Control Compliance Suite 8.60 released on Febuary, 2008 (CCS_DataCollectors_8.60_February_2008_Update.exe).
· You must apply RF8600, RF8601, and RF8602 on the bv-Control for UNIX agent (target computers) before applying RF8603.

Installing the update

Before installing the RF8603 RapidFire Update, you must close all the RMS products that are running on the computer.

To install the RapidFire Update RF8603 perform the following steps:

1. Copy the RapidFire file RF8603.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 RF8603.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 RF8603.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 RF8603.rf.

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



 

 



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/rf8603.zip

rf8603.zip


Technical Information
 

Modified files;
 

LinuxRecommendedPatches.dat

HP-UXRecommendedPatches.dat

AIXRecommendedPatches.dat

SunOSRecommendedPatches.dat


 


Attachments

rf8603.zip (386 kBytes)

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