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Policy Auditor installation on Red Hat 5

I have installed the McAfee Agent and the system is showing managed through the EPO.  I add a new client task to install the policy auditor agent 5.3 and save and nothing appears to get installed.  Is there a command line option for the installation?

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Re: Policy Auditor installation on Red Hat 5

The command line option would be ' -i'. The install files (including the are located in ePO's DB\Software directory. Once installed, the agent will be in /opt/McAfee/auditengine.

Re: Policy Auditor installation on Red Hat 5

If my memory serves, the ' -i' command would install the McAfee Agent, not the Policy Auditor software as the OP was asking about.

I asked McAfee Support a few months ago about a manual install for the PA on Linux and was told that it is not documented, nor supported.You must use a Client Task created within ePO to install the audit engine.

Also, any reason you're using 5.3 and not 6.0?


Re: Policy Auditor installation on Red Hat 5


tar zxvf /path/to/pa53lnx.tar.gz



/opt/McAfee/auditengine/bin/enginemain -m oval -s /opt/McAfee/auditengine/schema -i oval.xml

if you need to run it manually.

And I'd hazard that they're using 5.3 because they're a U.S. Federal agency - testing on 6.0 is still ongoing before it's 'allowed' to be used.

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