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Does SEP client package which comes under (SAVfor Linux) folder for SEP 12.1Ru2 supports RHEL 5x -6x

Created: 17 Mar 2013 • Updated: 18 Mar 2013 | 4 comments
Shaizad Shaikh's picture

Does SEP client package which comes under (SAVfor Linux) folder for SEP 12.1Ru2 supports RHEL 5x -6x.....If yes do we have any supporting artcile for the same.

Note :- I am not looking for the installation guide which is mention in this link.

ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_antivirus/symantec_antivirus_corp/10.1/manuals/SAV_Linux_Impl.pdf

Operating Systems:

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Brɨan's picture

The Implementation Guide shows support for the following distros:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7, kernel 2.6.18-274.18.1.el5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8, kernel 2.6.18-308.4.1.el5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2, kernel 2.6.32-220.13.1.el6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3, kernel 2.6.32-279.el6

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Symantec AntiVirus for Linux 1.0 Maintenance Release 14 provides support to RHEL 5x and 6x.

Other than the Article: http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH101598 you may check this Article below:

SAV for Linux does not run on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH138546

It states, "Kernel support for RHEL 6.0 and RHEL 6.1 are included in SAV for Linux 1.0 MR 11".

In other words, SAV Linux MR14 surely supports RHEL 5x and 6x.

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Associate Security Architect

MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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Mick2009's picture

Hi Shaizad

I believe you should be fine with SAVFL MR14 (the latest release).  If for any reason the auto-protect modules do not load automatically, you can compile your own:

Guide to building AutoProtect kernel modules for Symantec AntiVirus for Linux 1.0
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH132773 
 

These SAVFL articles may be of interest:

With thanks and best regards,

Mick