|Applies To||RSA Product Set: NetWitness Logs & Network|
RSA Product/Service Type: NW Server, Malware
RSA Version/Condition: 10.6.x
Platform: CentOS 6
|Issue||How to disable the rsaMalwareDevice service at boot time on an RSA NetWitness Server appliance.|
The rsaMalwareDevice respawns automatically as specified in the /etc/init/rsaMalwareDevice.conf.
The following messages may be seen in the NetWitness Server appliance logs, which indicates that the rsaMalwareDevice service is respawning after it was terminated:
This indicates that the rsaMalwareDevice service is respawning after it was terminated.
If you do not use any malware analysis device, then you can disable the rsaMalwareDevice so that you will not get these messages on the NetWitness server logs.
To disable rsaMalwareDevice, connect to the RSA NetWitness Server via SSH as the root user and issue the following command:
Next, issue the following command to ensure that the service will not run even after a server reboot:
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