NetIQ Sentinel UNIX Agent Installation and Configuration Guide

This book provides conceptual and installation information about the components that provide UNIX and Linux agent support for UNIX and Linux computers running the NetIQ Sentinel product.

Intended Audience

This book provides information for individuals responsible for installing and managing the Sentinel UNIX agent.

Other Information in the Library

In addition to the documentation for the core Sentinel product, the following books contain information for environments running the UNIX agent:

Sentinel Agent Manager Installation Guide

Provides detailed planning and installation information about Sentinel Agent Manager, which passes information from the UNIX agent to Sentinel.

Sentinel Agent Manager User Guide

Provides conceptual information about Sentinel Agent Manager. This book also provides an overview of the user interfaces and step‐by‐step guidance for many administration tasks.

Sentinel Agent Manager Migration Guide

Provides step-by-step guidance for migrating from NetIQ Security Manager agents and Central Computers to a Sentinel environment.

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