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Introduction to the 'addrepository' command option in Endpoint Security for Linux Threat Prevention
Technical Articles ID:   KB89034
Last Modified:  3/25/2019
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Environment

McAfee Endpoint Security for Linux Threat Prevention (ENSLTP) 10.2.1 and later

Summary

ENSLTP 10.2.1 introduces the addrepository command to add a repository for DAT updates in environments that are not managed by ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO). This article explains how to use the command, including the command-line syntax and specific examples. For more information about using the command, see the Main Page Help in the software.
 
Command-line syntax:
Use the following command-line syntax when you create and manage a repository for DAT updates.
  • Create the repository:
    isecav --addrepository --name [repository name] --type [http | ftp | local] --url [repository URL] --port [port no]  --username [username]  --password [password] --priority [priority]

    Where:
    • --name - Name of the repository
    • --type [http | ftp | local] - Repository type. Allowed values are http, ftp, or local.
    • --url - URL of the repository
    • --port - Port number of the repository
    • --username - Username to access the repository
    • --password - Password to access the repository
    • --priority - Priority of the repository
     
  • Show all repositories and proxy settings:
    isecav --showrepositories
     
  • Disable the repository:
    isecav --disablerepository --name [repository name]
     
    Where:
    • --name - Name of the repository
     
  • Enable the repository:
    isecav --enablerepository --name [repository name]
     
    Where:
    • --name - Name of the repository
     
  • Set the priority of the repository:
    isecav --setrepositorypriority --name [repository name] --priority [priority]
     
    Where:
    • --name - Name of the repository
    • --priority - Priority of the repository
     
Example usage:
 
To show the repository default settings:

# /opt/isec/ens/threatprevention/bin/isecav --showrepositories
Repository Settings
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|Enabled   Priority   Name       Type    Server Name      Server Path                Port   Username |
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|Yes       1          NAIHttp    http    update.nai.com    products/commonupdater    80     N.A      |
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
To add an HTTP repository with the highest priority:

# /opt/isec/ens/threatprevention/bin/isecav --addrepository --name vm140Http --type http --url vm140.example.com/software --port 80 --priority 1
Repository was added successfully
# /opt/isec/ens/threatprevention/bin/isecav --showrepositories
Repository Settings
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|Enabled   Priority   Name       Type    Server Name         Server Path              Port    Username |
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|Yes       1          vm140Http  http    vm140.example.com   software                 80      N.A      |
|Yes       2          NAIHttp    http    update.nai.com      products/commonupdater   80      N.A      |
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
To change the priority of the newly added repository:

# /opt/isec/ens/threatprevention/bin/isecav --setrepositorypriority --name vm140Http --priority 2
Repository's priority was changed successfully
# /opt/isec/ens/threatprevention/bin/isecav --showrepositories
Repository Settings
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|Enabled   Priority   Name      Type    Server Name         Server Path               Port   Username |
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|Yes       1          NAIHttp    http    update.nai.com     products/commonupdater    80     N.A      |
|Yes       2          vm140Http  http    vm140.example.com  software                  80     N.A      |
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 
To disable the newly added repository:

# /opt/isec/ens/threatprevention/bin/isecav --disablerepository --name vm140Http
Repository was disabled successfully
# /opt/isec/ens/threatprevention/bin/isecav showrepositoriestp
Repository Settings
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|Enabled   Priority   Name      Type    Server Name         Server Path               Port   Username |
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|Yes       1          NAIHttp    http    update.nai.com     products/commonupdater    80     N.A      |
|No        N.A        vm140Http  http    vm140.example.com  software                  80     N.A      |
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

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