VMware Carbon Black EDR 7.7.1 | 18 SEP 2022 | Build 126.96.36.199913
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In addition to this document, you should have access to the following key documentation for Unified View as well as the VMware Carbon Black EDR servers with which it will connect:
Installation and testing are performed on default installs using the minimal distribution and the distribution’s official package repositories. Customized Linux installations must be individually evaluated.
However, if the customers are pinning dependencies to a specific OS version, the product only supports the following for the Server and Unified View:
Note: Versions 7.3, 7.4, and 8.1 (64-bit) of CentOS/RHEL are not supported if customers are pinning dependencies.
In general, VMware Carbon Black discourages customers from pinning dependencies as per the recommendation from CentOS/RHEL.
Carbon Black EDR Server software packages are maintained at the Carbon Black yum repository (yum.distro.carbonblack.io). The links will not work until the on-prem GA date.
The following links use variables to make sure that you install the correct version of Unified View, based on your machine’s operating system version and architecture.
Note: This release of Unified View supports only Carbon Black EDR 7.7-series servers.
Use caution when pointing to the yum repository. Different versions of the product are available on different branches as follows:
This link is available as long as this specific release is available. It can be used even after later versions have been released.
This URL will point to version 7.7.1-1 Carbon Black EDR Unified View until a newer release becomes available, at which time it will automatically point to the newer release.
Carbon Black Alliance Key and Certificate Pair
This version of Carbon Black EDR Unified View requires a Carbon Black Alliance key and certificate pair:
Important: The Carbon Black EDR server repo must not be enabled when installing Unified View. Enabling this repo on a Carbon Black EDR Unified View server will cause installation conflicts and the installation of incorrect package versions.
See the VMware Carbon Black EDR 7.7 Unified View Guide for instructions on installing Carbon Black EDR Unified View version 7.7.1.
If you currently have Carbon Black EDR Unified View 6.1.3 or later installed, you can upgrade to a newer version without uninstalling the previous version. See VMware Carbon Black EDR 7.7 Unified View Guide for steps to complete removal.
If you are using CB Fed 1.1.0 (the predecessor to Unified View), you must remove the previous version of Carbon Black EDR Unified View before installing the current version, including settings and configuration. See VMware Carbon Black EDR 7.7 Unified View Guide for the steps to complete removal.
CB-29382: In the My Clusters section of the My Profile page, the API Token link could bring the user to the incorrect link in the Carbon Black EDR Server cluster
VMware Carbon Black EDR server and sensor update releases are covered under the VMware Carbon Black Customer Maintenance Agreement. Technical Support can assist with any issues that might develop during the installation or upgrade process. Our Professional Services organization is also available to help ensure a smooth and efficient upgrade or installation.
Use one of the following channels to request support or ask support questions:
When contacting VMware Carbon Black Technical Support, provide the following required information:
Note: Before performing an upgrade, Carbon Black recommends you review the related content on the User Exchange and the release documentation location, the Carbon Black EDR section of docs.vmware.com.