Hello, I have a question for you. Why normal procedure is not ok for you? What kind of need is forcing you to use expert mode?
There are 2 reason:
1. In normal mode, after running for a while, i got the error : swap is almost full, and when i used the command df -h, i found out that there were two partitions that was 100% used. So i need to repartitioning.
2. Just curious, i want more expericenced with McAfee.
Can you guys help me.
1. Swap is extension of physical memory that is used only when physical memory is running low. So if engine was running low on swap space, it meant that physical memory was already in use and also amount of swap was about run out. This sounds like you have too little physical memory installed. If you're not using McAfee NGFW appliance, you can find the basic hardware requirements from NGFW release notes documents, e.g. 5.7.6 release notes:
Having rootfs and one of the other partitions 100% is normal and by design so manual partitioning will not have any value.
2. There is no need to use manual partitioning as normal (automatic) partitioning will create the proper sized partitions.
Expert mode should be used only if you know exactly how Linux partitioning works. This is mentioned in NGFW 5.7 Installation Guide at page 106:
"In expert mode, you partition the hard disk manually. If you are unfamiliar with partitioning hard disks in Linux, we recommend that you use the normal installation process."
Even if expert mode is available, normal mode should be used as then partitions are automatically created. In this case I would recommend that you install software again from ISO image and use the normal installation mode.
I'm studying Mcafee NGFW, i need to know as much as i can . I build a lab on vmware so i have limited on my resource and need to install in expert mode to mannually partitioning .
Thanks and Regards!