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App Control: How to Restart a Linux Agent via the Command Line

App Control: How to Restart a Linux Agent via the Command Line

Environment

  • App Control Agent: All Versions
  • Linux: All Supported Versions

Objective

Restart the Agent locally using the command line.

Resolution

1. Change to the Agent's local directory:
cd /opt/bit9/bin

2. Run the following commands to turn off Tamper Protection and stop the Agent:
./b9cli --password GlobalCLIPassword
./b9cli --tamperprotect 0
./b9cli --shutdown

3. Run the following command to confirm the b9daemon process has stopped (it may take a few moments for the services to fully shutdown):
ps -ef | grep -i bit

4. Run the following command to confirm the version associated with the b9k_ module:
lsmod | grep b9k

5. Unload the b9k module, then confirm it is no longer listed in the modules:
rmmod b9k_VERSION
lsmod | grep b9k

6. Once confirmed the module is unloaded, restart the Agent:
./b9cli --startup

7. Verify the Agent's status:
./b9cli --status

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