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Cloning ePO Agent on UNIX

Hi All, need some advise on whether I can clone a unix server with ePO Agent 4.5 installed to other servers? I can do that on Windows and will just have to remove the Agent GUID before cloning to other servers.

If it is possible to clone ePO Agent 4.5 on a UNIX Server to another, how do i go about removing the GUID?

Thanks in advance!


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Re: Cloning ePO Agent on UNIX

I had the same question and could not find an answer anywhere.  McAfee Support gave me the answer today:

Remove the unique GUID from the image prior to being rolled out or remove it from the client before connecting to the network and ePO server:

1.Log on to the Linux server using the root account.

2. From the command prompt, change directory to:


3.Edit registry.ini with a plain text editor.

4.Locate and delete the following line:

AgentGUID=sz{XXXXX-XXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXX} (where XXXXX is the unique GUID for that computer).

5. Save the file.

Someone had just made a clone today that replaced another a VM that had gone bad (so both VMs already had an entries in ePO).  I made the change on the clone, restarted cma, and ePO was happy not too long after.

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