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EDR: How To Download A Sensor To The Server

EDR: How To Download A Sensor To The Server

Environment

  • EDR Sensor: 6.x and Higher
  • EDR Server: All Versions

Objective

To download an EDR sensor from the Carbon Black yum repository to the EDR Server. 

Resolution

  1. Log into the EDR master server.
  2. Modify the baseurl within /etc/yum.repos.d/CarbonBlack.repo:
vi /etc/yum.repos.d/CarbonBlack.repo
  1. Clear the yum cache:
yum clean all
  1. Download the installer:
yum install --downloadonly --downloaddir=<local download directory> <package>
  1. Install the downloaded RPM file:
rpm -ivh --force <RPM file>
  1. Make the new installation package available in the EDR Console:
# /usr/share/cb/cbcheck sensor-builds --update

Additional Notes

  • If sensor groups have Automatic Update enabled, the EDR sensors in that group will automatically update.
  • Review release notes before installing
  • Example of a download command for the 6.1.8 Linux sensor
    • yum install --downloadonly --downloaddir=/root/download/6.1.8-linux-sensor-GA/ cb-linux-sensor-installer-6.1.8.10098-1

       

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