Have Anti-Virus or HIPS software installed? To avoid conflicts with Cloud Agent, ensure that you exclude the following files, directories, and processes from all security software installed on the system.
Note: On MacOS 1.5 and 1.6 agents, the Data and Config directories are located at:
The agent runs as daemon process “qualys-cloud-agent”.
The agent runs various read-only commands during the scanning process. These are the same commands run by a scan using a scanner appliance. Learn more
- these are various sqlite DB files necessary for Qualys Cloud Agent functionality.
- these are various utility scripts used by Qualys Cloud Agent
- this contains manifests used during agent based scans
Note: On MacOS 1.5 and 1.6 agents, the Data directory is located at: