Bug 256481 - security/ossec-hids agent on PPC64 doesn't authenticate on amd64 server
Summary: security/ossec-hids agent on PPC64 doesn't authenticate on amd64 server
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: powerpc Any
: --- Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-ports-bugs (Nobody)
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-06-08 14:32 UTC by Luciano Mannucci
Modified: 2021-08-08 21:37 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

See Also:
dominik.lisiak: maintainer-feedback+


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Description Luciano Mannucci 2021-06-08 14:32:06 UTC

an amd64 ossec-hids server running ossec-hids-server-3.6.0_1 under FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p3 GENERIC  amd64 serves various agents from amd64 machines without problems.

a PPC64 freebsd machine running ossec-hids-agent-3.6.0_1 under FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE-p3 r369227 GENERIC  powerpc is not recognised by the server.

On the server I get a lot of 

2021/06/08 16:30:22 ossec-remoted(1403): ERROR: Incorrectly formatted message from ''.

if I start ossec-remoted with debug option enabled.
Comment 1 Dominik Lisiak 2021-06-27 17:28:26 UTC
(In reply to Luciano Mannucci from comment #0)
Have you tried resetting counters?
On the agent run:
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/ossec-hids fetch_config
and follow the instructions if it fails.