Hosts GS: Step 1: Add or Update a Host

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This topic explains how to add or update a host, which is the physical or virtual machine used for service runs.

Your Security Analytics environment determines how you add a host.

             
Security Analytics EnvironmentHigh-Level Steps
10.5 Upgrade 
  1. Download the RSA Security Analytics v10.5 Documentation from SCOL (https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/).
  2. Follow the instructions in the RSA Security Analytics v10.5 Upgrade Instructions.
10.5 Security Analytics Server
  1. Click  Icon-Add.png  to open the Add Host dialog.
  2. In the Name field, type a name for the host and in the Hostname field, type the IP address.
  3. Click Save.

There is a detailed, step-by-step procedure for each type of environment.

Update a Host after an Upgrade

Caution: Before you attempt to upgrade a host to v10.5, you must:
1. Download the RSA Security Analytics v10.5 Documentation from SCOL (https://knowledge.rsasecurity.com/).
2. Follow the instructions in the RSA Security Analytics v10.5 Upgrade Instructions. 

  1. Perform the tasks that apply to the all services running on this host as described in the following sections in RSA Security Analytics v10.5 Upgrade Instructions: 
    • Upgrade Preparation Tasks
    • Upgrade Tasks
    • Post-Upgrade Tasks

Add a Host Manually

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, click Administration > Hosts.
    The Hosts view is displayed.
  2. In the Hosts panel toolbar, select Icon-Add.png. The Add Host dialog is displayed.
    AddHost.png
  3. In the Name field, type a name for the host.
  4. In the Hostname field, type the IP address or hostname of the host.
  5. Click Save.
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