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Re-register SDCS Agent using sisipsconfig tool


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Data Center Security Monitoring Edition Data Center Security Server Data Center Security Server Advanced


How to manually re-register the Symantec Data Center Security (SDCS) agent using sisipsconfig tool



Open a command prompt from one of the following directories on an agent computer:

On Windows agents the tool is named sisipsconfig.exe you can CD into the directory listed below.

  1.     Located (by default) in: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Data Center Security Server\agent\ips\bin (32 bit agent)
  2.     Located (by default) in: C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Data Center Security Server\agent\ips\bin (64 bit agent)

On UNIX agents the tool is named

  1.      Located (by default) in: opt/Symantec/scspagent/IPS/bin

If you have not made changes to the certificate or the manager type the following:
sisipsconfig.exe -forcereg

If you have updated your manager or the certificate you will need to enter the new manager IP and the new cert in as follows:

First copy the new agent cert to c:\temp then run the follwoing command. 

sisipsconfig -h "your managers ip" -forcereg -c "c:\temp\agent-cert.ssl"


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