The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF10608 contains the security patch updates.

Article:TECH199508  |  Created: 2012-11-08  |  Updated: 2012-11-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH199508
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Missing the latest security patch update.


Environment



The requirement for installing the RapidFire RF10608 is as follows:

  • You must apply RF10500, RF10545, RF10560, RF10575, RF10590, and RF10605 on the BV-Control for UNIX agent (target computers) before applying RF10608.

Solution



Requirements

The requirement for installing the RapidFire RF10608 is as follows:

  • You must apply RF10500, RF10545, RF10560, RF10575, RF10590, and RF10605 on the BV-Control for UNIX agent (target computers) before applying RF10608.

Installing the update

To install the RapidFire Update RF10608 perform the following steps:

  1. Copy the RapidFire file RF10608.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 RF10608.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
  • Before applying the RapidFire, ensure that there are no queries 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 RF10608.rf.
  1. To update a selected target computer
  • Before applying the RapidFire, ensure that there are no queries 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 RF10608.rf

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

Patch Recommendation Dat Files

Filename

Version

Description

LinuxRecommendedPatches.dat

Not Applicable

This file is used for Linux and VMware.
 

SunOSRecommendedPatches.dat

Not Applicable
 

This file is used for Sun Solaris.

HP-UXRecommendedPatches.dat

Not Applicable

This file is used for HP-UX.

AIXRecommendedPatches.dat

Not Applicable

This file is used for AIX.

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

  • SUSE Linux 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2 and 9.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8.1, 9.2, 9.3
  • VMware ESX 3.0.0, 3.0.1, and 3.0.2

Attachments

Readme for rf10608 is included in the zip
rf10608[1].zip (3.4 MBytes)


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