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Announcing General Availability of new Cb Response Sensors for all platforms

Announcing General Availability of new Cb Response Sensors for all platforms

Hello All,

Today, the Cb Response Team is releasing updated sensors for all supported platforms. These releases are primarily maintenance releases focused on bug fixes and performance improvements.  Note: The Linux Sensor version 5.2.12 released here adds official OS support for RHEL 7.4.  Details for each release are contained in the release notes below.

- contains information for sensor versions:

  • Windows Sensor version 6.0.3
  • macOS Sensor version 6.0.5
  • Linux Sensor version 5.2.12

The sensors below are also available as standalone packages.  Please review the release notes if you feel you need these standalone versions.

Installing new sensors ---

To install the sensors into your server, run through the following instructions:

1) Ensure your yum repo is set to the appropriate repo defined in the release notes.

2) Run yum install --downloadonly --downloaddir=<local directory to download the package into> <package>

  • <package> is replaced by cb-sensor-, cb-osx-sensor, or cb-linux-sensor-installer depending on the sensor package you wish to download

3) Run rpm -i --force <package downloaded> (e.g. cb-linux-sensor-installer-

4) Then:

  • On 5.x servers -- Restart services
  • On 6.x servers -- Run /usr/share/cb/cbcheck sensor-builds --update

Your new sensor versions should now be available via the console. If you have any issues, please contact Carbon Black Technical Support.


The Cb Response Team


This sensor does not support MacOs 10.13 and that is getting released next week. Will there be a new CB agent released next week for Mac.

Response on macOS and Linux now supported!!!

Sent from my iPhone

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