Release notes for Patch 168 for Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam 6.0.3

Article:TECH84502  |  Created: 2006-01-16  |  Updated: 2006-01-17  |  Article URL
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This page is a copy of the release notes for Patch 168 for Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam 6.0.3.


Patch 168 addresses an issue with the patchinstall program distributed with the Symantec Brightmail AntiSpam 6.0.3 product on UNIX platforms.

Component: patchinstall
Summary: patchininstall changes file and directory ownership.
Previously, under some conditions, directories and files had their ownership changed after applying a patch using the the provided patchinstall program. This patch resolves this issue.

Installation Instructions (UNIX):

1. cd to the LOADPOINT.
To find the LOADPOINT for the Brightmail Scanner on UNIX, execute this command:
% grep product /var/.com.zerog.registry.xml | grep Brightmail

The LOADPOINT is the directory value for "location=".

2. Download the patch file (to the LOADPOINT)

3. As the mailwall user, decompess and unpack the patch file
# gunzip
# tar xvf

Installation Instructions (Windows):

This patch is not applicable to the Windows platform.

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