CCS Agent is a component that is installed on every computer in your enterprise network to perform agent-based data collection. The CCS agent can perform raw data-based as well as message-based data collection to assess security compliance.
The agent configuration parameters control the behavior of the agents installed on the computers. The configuration parameters for each agent are stored in the agent.conf file on the agent computer at the following location:
<Install Dir>:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\CCS\Reporting and Analytics\ESM\config
The CCS agent is registered to a CCS Manager using the agent registration utility. During agent registration, the agent information is stored on the CCS Manager. The CCS Manager passes the agent information to the Application Server through an Agent Registration Job (ARJ). The ARJ creates the agents and the corresponding assets in the asset system .
CCS agent management consists of the following tasks: