Your computer must meet the hardware and software prerequisites before you can install the Symantec Management Agent for UNIX, Linux, and Mac.
See Methods for installing the Symantec Management Agent.
Table: Symantec Management Agent for UNIX, Linux, and Mac installation prerequisites
Any of the following operating systems:
Solaris 10 (x86 and SPARC)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 4 (x86_64), 5, 5 (x86_64), 5.1, 5.1 (x86_64), 5.2, 5.2 (x86_64), 5.3, 5.3 (x86_64), 5.4, 5.4 (x86_64), 5.5, 5.5 (x86_64)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 10 (x86_64), 11, 11 (x86_64)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 10 (x86_64), 11, 11 (x86_64)
VMware ESX Server 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.5
Mac OS X 10.4.x (Universal binary), 10.5.x (Universal binary), 10.6.x (Universal binary)
Mac OS X Server 10.4.x (Universal binary), 10.5.x (Universal binary), 10.6.x (Universal binary)
HP-UX 11.11 (PA-RISC), 11.23 (PA-RISC/IA64), 11.31 (PA-RISC/IA64)
AIX 5.2, AIX 5.3, AIX 6.1
Hard disk space
35 MB minimum
15 MB minimum
Root user access rights are required on all UNIX/Linux platforms. For Mac OS X administrative or root user access rights are required.
Remote SSH connections enabled
Remote SSH connections must be enabled. There must be an SSH server running on the client computer and the firewall must be configured to allow an incoming SSH connection.
Outgoing connection to Notification Server enabled
The firewall must be configured to allow an outgoing connection to a WEB port on Notification Server.
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