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Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris Installation Issue

Challenge

Some users have encountered the following installation issue:
Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris setup packages downloaded from our veeam.com prior to the July 25, 2019 might change the default file permissions on the nohup utility located at /usr/bin/nohup in Solaris system. The default permissions should be 0755 (rwxr-xr-x) and the Veeam Agent installer might set an unnecessary sticky bit.

Cause

This issue is caused by an improper installation script and we advise you to check the actual permissions to make sure that no sticky bit is present.
 

Solution

To do so, execute the following command:
ls -l /usr/bin/nohup
The resulting output should have “-rwxr-xr-x” permissions. If the output has different permissions, please change the values to the default by issuing the following command:
chmod 755 /usr/bin/nohup

The improper access rights do not influence the functionality of the product and you may continue to use it. The issue was fixed and the new setup packages are available on veeam.com, please use the updated packages for all new deployments. The md5 sums for updated packages are as follows:

16989b1c83bc355b55d89117eafba113  VeeamAgentSolaris_1.0.0.39.zip
2bcf6d471417802bc3e7e3a8b6bb64c0  i86pc/VeeamAgent-1.0.0.39-i86pc.pkg.tar.gz
301430e71ac8ebb19592b92f2bfb7644  sparc/VeeamAgent-1.0.0.39-sparc.pkg.tar.gz
KB ID:
2984
Product:
Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris 1.0
Published:
2019-08-09
Last Modified:
2020-12-02
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