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How to install CCS Agent on ESXi?

Created: 18 Dec 2012 • Updated: 18 Dec 2012 | 4 comments
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Dear All,

  I fingure out the way to install CCS Agent on ESXi(5.0 or later). Have any document to guide this installation? 

Thank you

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Conventus Tyrrell's picture


ESXi is a hardened appliance and as such does not allow 3rd party products to be installed on it. You will not find any agent for any software that will install on ESXi. Products that evaluate ESXi do so through the vSphere/vCenter application which is installed on a Windows or Linux server.

Chris Tyrrell

Compliance Practice Lead


tnetccs's picture

Hi Chris,

    It's clear. So the process that I should do :
- Install CCS Agent on Windows Server that install vCenter.

- Choose EXSi std to collect data ?

That's all?

Thanks you


tnetccs's picture

Hi again,

   I found esx module that support linux only on CCS 11 installation CD. How to find more agent on symantec website?

Thanks you


cmccoy2's picture

CCS uses the vCenter APIs to make the connection.  in CCS 11 you would add the credentials of a windows acocunt (Since vCenter is on a Windows machine).   As far as I know, there is no Agent based solution to connect to ESXi.   All of our access to ESXi is via credentials and vCenter APIs.  Once you have successfully connected to a vCenter machine, then the ESXi servers that are being managed by that vCenter machine will be available to run ESXi standards against.