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Delete agent guid for vmware virtual machine base template

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Hi Heroes,

Just to confirm, we are creating a vmware vsphere RedHat Linux 7 ent virtual machines template to deploy new virtual machines, are the below steps correct?

1. sudo /opt/McAfee/agent/bin/maconfig -enforce -noguid

2. sudo service ma restart

3. shutdown the machine

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Re: Delete agent guid for vmware virtual machine base template

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Hello User21257322,

That's right, the GUID is regenerated the next time the agent is started. So, it is important to run that command immediately before creating your linux system image, otherwise a new GUID might be assigned before the system image is created.

For your reference please check this article:

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB84356 

 

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Hello User21257322,

That's right, the GUID is regenerated the next time the agent is started. So, it is important to run that command immediately before creating your linux system image, otherwise a new GUID might be assigned before the system image is created.

For your reference please check this article:

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB84356 

 

Thanks

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