Agents running on Linux for iSeries incorrectly identify the operating system as standard Linux. (NETIQKB33787)

  • 7733787
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 08-Oct-2007

Resolution

fact
VigilEnt Security Agent for Unix 4.0

symptom

Agents running on Linux for iSeries incorrectly identify the operating system as standard Linux.



symptom
The Patch Manager Utility uninstalls an incorrect binary.

cause

 This is a known issue and has been resolved Hotfix 33787 (Patch 4.0.5).



fix

This Hotfix contains a patch that corrects a problem with VSA for Unix agents running on Linux for iSeries operating systems. The problem occurs when VSA for Unix agents incorrectly identify the operating system as standard Linux. This problem causes the Patch Manager utility to install an incorrect binary.

VSAU_4.0_Hotfix_33787.zip (Patch 4.0.5)

Install Instructions:

  1. Download the Hotfix to the Utility Console or VSM/VSOC computer.
  2. Start the Utility Console or VSM.
  3. Open the Agent Manager utility.
  4. Click Hosts | Update Programs to open the Patch Manager.
  5. Click Load, navigate to the Hotfix file, and click OK.
  6. Select all Linux for iSeries hosts in the Hosts Running uAgent list, and  select 4.0.5 in the Patches Available list.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. When the update completes, click Close to close the Patch Manager.


note

Prerequisites:
Patch 4.0.3 (VSAU_4.0_Hotfix_33198.zip, for Utility Console computers only) .  Please refer to the following knowledge base article for additional information: https://www.netiq.com/kb/esupport/consumer/esupport.asp?id=NETIQKB33198

Patch 4.0.4 (VSAU_4.0_Hotfix_33199.zip).  Please refer to the following knowledge base article for additional information:  https://www.netiq.com/kb/esupport/consumer/esupport.asp?id=NETIQKB33199

This patch should be applied only to iSeries agents but creates no problem if applied to all agents of all OS types.



Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB33787

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