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Symantec Control Compliance Suite - 11.1 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (64-bit) agent support

February 10, 2017

Description

Symantec Control Compliance Suite (CCS) 11.1 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)(64-bit) agent is available for data collection. Currently this agent is supported on the following RHEL platforms:

  • RHEL 6
  • RHEL 7

The agent installation package contains the default content of SCU 2014-5.


Download the CCS 11.1 Agent

Prerequisites for data collection

The following are the prerequisites for raw data collection from an RHEL (64-bit) agent:


  • Control Compliance Suite version 11.1
  • The agent requires the system libgcc_s.so.1 library (present under /lib64)
  • CCS 11.1.2 Agent Product Update (APU) or later

Agent installation package contents

The contents of RHEL (64-bit) agent installation package are listed in the following table:

 

Sr. no

Installation file

Description

1

esmsetup

This file is the installable script.

2

bvcunixagent-utility.sh

This is a utility used by esmsetup during agent installation to detect, start, stop, and/or uninstall bvControl for UNIX agent.

3

su

This folder contains the ccs.tpk, which is the default raw-data content for the RHEL 6 (64-bit) agent.

4

cs.tbl

This is a generic table file.

5

esm.tgz

This is a compressed tar file that contains program files.

6

license.txt

This file contains the license agreement.

Raw data collection

To collect raw data for RHEL (64-bit) agent targets, perform the following steps:

1.     Install the RHEL (64-bit) agent.

 

For detailed information on how to install a CCS Agent, refer to the following sections in the Symantec Control Compliance Suite Planning and Deployment Guide (Version 11.1):

 

·         Installing the CCS Agent on UNIX

·         Registering the CCS Agent on UNIX

·         Changing the LiveUpdate setting for an agent



Known issue

While installing the SCU 2014-5 content on an RHEL (64-bit) computer, the following message is displayed:

sh: /esm/bin/lnx-x64/assetinfo: Permission denied

However, there is no impact on the content installation because of this message.

 

For a list of platforms supported by the CCS Agent for data collection, see:
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/list.jsp?fid=ccs&pvid=sm


* Signature names may have been updated to comply with an updated IPS Signature naming convention. For more information, see:
http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH152794&key=54619&actp=LIST

 

Last modified on: February 10, 2017
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