BV-Control® for UNIX® v10.5.1
Update RF10597

Overview

The RapidFire (RF) Update, RF10597 contains the security patch updates.

Requirements

The requirement for installing the RapidFire RF10597 is as follows:

  • You must apply RF10500, RF10545, RF10560, RF10575, and RF10590 on the BV-Control for UNIX agent (target computers) before applying RF10597.

    Installing the update

    To install the RapidFire Update RF10597 perform the following steps:

    1. Copy the RapidFire file RF10597.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 RF10597.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 RF10597.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 RF10597.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


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