App Control: How To Use B9cli Command (macOS)
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App Control: How To Use B9cli Command (macOS)

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Article ID: 288711

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Products

Carbon Black App Control (formerly Cb Protection)

Issue/Introduction

To use the App Control B9cli command on macOS.

Environment

  • App Control Agent: All Supported Versions
  • macOS: All Supported Versions

Resolution

  1. Log in to the endpoint and use terminal to change to the Agent's directory:
    cd /Applications/Bit9/Tools/
  2. Some commands first require authentication, but all commands are started by calling ./b9cli, examples include:
    • Authentication not required:
      ./b9cli --status
    • Authentication required:
      ./b9cli --password 'Password'
      ./b9cli --tamperprotect 0

Additional Information

Agent Management can be configured to allow authentication via User/Group instead of using a set password.