How to Enable a SVM on-premise Vendor Patch Module
Vendor Patch Module License File Generation
We need the below information from the customer to generate the Vendor Patch Module license file.
- Login to your SVM on-premise via command line
- Run the following command to open the SVM on-premise configuration file
- Note down the CST_ID field from the configuration file
CST_ID = xxxxxxxx
- Login to SVM on-premise database
mysql -u [user] -p
- Run the following command to cross-check the customer ID from the database and make sure the customer ID from the configuration file and database match.
select cst_id from ca.csi_pdb_info;
- Create a ticket with Flexera SVM Support via your community account > cases
Add the below details to the ticket and submit:
- Customer ID
- Entitled Host Licenses
- SVM Module ( VPM )
Please Note: If you have bought more than one SVM module then add the names accordingly. For Example, Threat Intelligence (TI), etc.
Enable Vendor Patch Module
- The Flexera Support will create and attach the Vendor Patch Module license file to your ticket
- Download the VPM license.lic to you machine
- Connect to your SVM On-premise server via WinSCP
- Copy the file to this location /usr/local/Secunia/csi/api/config
- Login to SVM console via Internet Explorer (IE)
- Recompile the All host Smart Groups from SVM>Results> All host smartgroups>Right Click Recompile>Make sure the Smart Groups are recompiled
- Go to SVM> Patching > Vendor Patch Module> Try to download a VPM package
Please Note: If you manage to download the VPM package, this means the license has been successfully enabled.