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Manually Installing the Unix/Linux Enterprise Agent

Created by: Brendan Bone
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Introduction: This document outlines the procedure of installing the Enterprise Agent on Unix\Linux.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Disable all firewalls

Procedure:

  1. Locate the proper Agent installer SH script (typically in the \Enterprise\Agents folder on the AD Enterprise ISO/disc)
  2. Locate the public certificate to be used by your Agents
  3. Copy the SH script and public certificate to you target machine
  4. Open a Terminal and run the following command to give the SH script execute permissions:
    chmod +x <full_path_to_sh_script>
  5. Run the following command to install the Agent:
    sudo <full_path_to_sh_script> <full_path_to_certificate> {parameters}
  6. Start the Agent with the following command:
    sudo /etc/init.d/agentcored start

 

Parameter Value Default Value Required Description
-installpath <path> /usr/AccessData/agent No Specifies a desired path to install the agent.  Path must be enclosed in quotes if it contains spaces.    If not specified, the default value is assumed.
-lifetime <number> 0 No Specifies the amount of time that a transient agent will exist before self-destructing.  A negative value is used to denote minutes (eg. -30 denotes 30 minutes), and a positive value is used to denote days (eg. 30 denotes 30 days).  0 indicates that the agent will not self-destruct.  If not specified, the default value is assumed.
-port <port> 3999 No The port that the agent will be listening on.  If not specified, the default value is assumed.
-connections <number> 10 No Specifies the number of concurrent connections allowed to the agent.  If not specified, the default value is assumed.
-size <number> 16777216 No Specifies the agent configuration files storage size.  If not specified, the default value is assumed.
-datasize <number> 268435456 No Specifies the agent temporary data storage size.  If not specified, the default value is assumed.
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