NetIQ 7.1 UNIX Agent Hotfix to enhance monitoring of WebLogic (NETIQKB72825)

  • 7772825
  • 18-Feb-2011
  • 10-Mar-2011


7.1 NetIQ UNIX Agent


Hotfix 72825 is designed to enhance monitoring of WebLogic under the NetIQ 7.1 UNIX Agent.


You can install this patch manually on the local computer where the agent is installed, or you can install this Hotfix using UNIX Agent Manager.

To install the UNIX agent patch using UNIX Agent Manager:

  • In the UNIX Agent Manager console, click Agent Manager.
  • Click Hosts > Scan All Hosts to verify all agents are active and registered.
  • Click Hosts > Patch Mgr.
  • Click Load.
  • Select the file, and then click Open.
  • Select the computers where you want to install this Hotfix.
  • Select as the patch to install.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Begin Install.
  • Verify successful installation in the results window.

To install the UNIX agent patch manually:

  • Unzip
  • Copy the /unix/data/updates//p71p30.tar file for your operating system and the /unix/data/updates/P71030/wcPatch to the PSHOME/netiq/bin directory on the computer where you want to install the Hotfix.
    • You can find the value for PSHOME in the /etc/vsaunix.cfg file on the target computer.
  • Login to the computer where you want to install the Hotfix.
  • Run the su command to switch to the root user account.
  • Change to the PSHOME/netiq/bin directory.
  • Run the command ./wcPatch APPLY p71p30.tar /tmp.
    • You can use an alternate directory for temporary files by replacing /tmp with the directory you want to use.



  • This Hotfix enables support for WebLogic 10.3.
  • This Hotfix resolves an issue on Solaris platforms where the NetIQ UNIX Agent could not reliably shut down the Java process that interfaces with WebLogic. (ENG271817, ENG301656)

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB72825

If you have any additional questions on this Hotfix, please feel free to contact NetIQ UNIX Technical Support.