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ASA Host File Scan on MacOS or Linux

I'm trying to get the ASA to see files located on MacOS and Linux systems, but it's so far only working on Windows. I have the 3.3 version of securedesktop and I've put a path for the in the following format:


which, I expected to look in the root directory for the file. I've also tried putting the file in my User directory (and changing securedesktop to look for it there) and so far, my logs don't show it finding the file. Am I missing something obvious?


Re: ASA Host File Scan on MacOS or Linux

What is the version of your anyconnect client?

Have you checked the compatibility with this document?

Also it could be a privilege issue with the account on the host machine.



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Re: ASA Host File Scan on MacOS or Linux

It's the latest version of anyconnect, but I'm not even getting that far because the machine is failing posture validation looking for the file. I see the securedesktop client load and do it's scan (although Safari on MacOS downloads it and i have to run the java applet manually), but I'm beginning to think it's not passing those variables back to the ASA.

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Re: ASA Host File Scan on MacOS or Linux

Wow, glad somebody answered this for you... I am using anyconnect 3.0, and Hostscan 3.0. I am having the same issue. If the host is a windows PC, great. Mac's dont seem to be working.