Upgrade Guide for ESM 6.8c

Upgrade Guide for ESM 6.8c

Upgrade instructions for upgrading existing installations to ESM 6.8c.


This version corrects the X Window problem (among other things).

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The guide mentions X Windows must be installed - why? I'm sure more than a few customers harden the servers that their ArcSight deployment runs on, so why force a weakening of security posturing for the upgrade?

There is no real indication in the rest of the guide that X needs to be installed, and previous versions of ESM haven't required this either - I'm assuming the information in the guide is incorrect. Can anyone confirm please?

Hey Adam, I just simulated the 6.8c install and upgrade on minimal centos6.5 using cli.

X-windows packages were NEVER present and install/upgrade process sailed through smoothly.

Thanks Nicholas

We just posted an update that fixes this.

Hi Jim ,

we are migrating Arcsight Expresss 3.0 to 4.0 . When i try to install for a while the installation goes in silent mode and pops up an error " x server is not configured Currently "

I did the upgradation remotely through ssh .

I couldn't able find a fix what and where to configure X windows .

Details :

Product : AE B7400

OS : RedHat Enterprise Linux server release 5.5 ( Tikanga)

AE version : 3.0 .

Kindly help me out . Thanks in advance




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