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Symantec Security Information Manager 4.7.4 Patch 14 README.TXT November 2013
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This README.TXT file includes compatibility information, late-breaking news, and usage tips for this Security Information Manager 4.7.4 Patch 14.
This README.TXT file includes following information:
* INFORMATION MANAGER 4.7.4 PATCH 14 FIXES * MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY THE PATCH * INFORMATION MANAGER DOCUMENTATION * PATCH PRE-INSTALLATION PROCEDURES * PATCH INSTALLATION * SYSTEMS AFFECTED
================================================================================ INFORMATION MANAGER 4.7.4 PATCH 14 FIXES ================================================================================ Refer to Symantec_Security_Information_Manager_4.7.4_Patch_14_Release_Notes.pdf for a list of fixes.
================================================================================ MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY THE PATCH ================================================================================ * Apply this patch only to those SSIM Servers that are running SSIM 4.7 MP4 or any of the patch versions for SSIM 4.7 MP4.
NOTE: SSIM 4.7 MP4 Patch 14 requires 600 MB of free disk space in the / and /opt partitions.
================================================================================ INFORMATION MANAGER DOCUMENTATION ================================================================================ For more information about Symantec Security Information Manager, a knowledge base is available on the Symantec Technical Support Web site at the following URL:
The knowledge base articles can be accessed from the Technical Solution section or from the KB Articles link listed under the Product Support section. In the Downloads section of the site, you can obtain files for your licensed product including Agents, drivers, and patches. The SSIM manuals and guides can be accessed from the Documentation section.
================================================================================ PATCH PRE-INSTALLATION PROCEDURES ================================================================================ Before you install the Patch, do the following:
* Save all work, backup any data and close any Information Manager console sessions.
The SSIM Directory Servers must be updated first, starting with the primary directory, then followed by all replica directories. All other SSIM Servers can then be updated.
NOTE: There is no facility to roll back or uninstall the Patch.
================================================================================ PATCH INSTALLATION ================================================================================ 1. Connect to the server using an account with administrative or root privileges either by using an SSH client or by logging on locally.
2. Download the Symantec_Security_Information_Manager_188.8.131.523_Linux_EN.tar.gz and .md5 files to the /tmp directory.
NOTE: You must use BINARY mode when transferring the files to the server. Some FTP utilities use ASCII mode by default, which corrupts the installation file.
3. Verify the integrity of the downloaded .tar.gz file by using a file verification tool such as md5sum, which is included with the Linux installation. If you use md5sum, execute the following command:
NOTE: Both the .tar.gz and .md5 files must be present in the same directory for md5sum to execute correctly.
For more information on md5sum, see the Linux man pages.
4. Unpack the patch by executing the following command:
tar -xvzf Symantec_Security_Information_Manager_184.108.40.2063_Linux_EN.tar.gz
5. Change directory to the patch directory by executing the following command:
6. Execute the following command:
NOTE: The installer will automatically restart services and will restart the server when done. The SSIM installation history file will be updated at /etc/ssim-history.
The Patch installation logs are available at /opt/Symantec/simserver/logs/sima-upgrade_220.127.116.113.log
================================================================================ SYSTEMS AFFECTED ================================================================================ Only the SSIM Servers on which this Patch is applied will be affected.
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