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Override Prevention Using the sisipsoverride Tool on DCS Linux Agents


Article ID: 169591


Updated On:


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


This article will outline the process to override prevention using the sisipsoverride tool on Data Center Security (DCS) Linux Agents


Prerequisite: A user or group MUST be specified in the Policy Override section of the IPS policy being implemented on the agent

1. Login as a valid user to override the IPS policy (specified in the Policy Override section of the IPS policy)

2. Navigate to /opt/Symantec/sdcssagent/IPS

3. Run ./

4. Input the user's password for verification

5. Specify the amount of time to override prevention

6. Enter a comment for the override (optional)

To re-enable prevention or extend the time for override, you may do the following:

1. Run ./

2. Choose option 1 to enable prevention, or option 2 to extend the override time