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Checking the version of Deep Security Agent using command prompt

    • Updated:
    • 13 Mar 2020
    • Product/Version:
    • Deep Security 10.0
    • Deep Security 10.1
    • Deep Security 10.2
    • Deep Security 10.3
    • Deep Security 11.0
    • Deep Security 11.1
    • Deep Security 11.2
    • Deep Security 11.3
    • Deep Security 12.0
    • Deep Security 20.0
    • Platform:
    • N/A N/A

Learn how to determine the version of Deep Security Agent you are currently using. Getting the version can be helpful in troubleshooting most cases and checking if you need an upgrade.


Select the platform you are using to view the corresponding procedure.

This method applies if you are using Windows Core version.

  1. Open a command prompt.
  2. Type wmic and then type "product get name,version" as shown below:

    Checking product name and version

    To filter the results and display Trend Micro products only, type the following:

    Product where "Vendor like '%Trend Micro%'" get name,version

    Check Trend Micro's version

For AIX, run this command to get the DSA version:

# lslpp -l |grep ds_agent

For most Linux or Solaris UNIX platform, the following command can quickly obtain the agent version and build:

# strings /opt/ds_agent/lib/ |egrep "9.6.*"

The sample command above can get the build number for DSA 9.6.

To determine the agent version, execute the appropriate command for your Solaris version:

  • Solaris 10: #pkginfo -l ds-agent

    Solaris 10

  • Solaris 11: #pkg info ds-agent

    Solaris 11

To know the agent version, log in as root and run the following command:

[root@localhost Desktop]# yum info ds_agent

The result will display the agent version similar below:

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* base:
* extras:
* updates:
Installed Packages
Name : ds_agent
Arch : x86_64
Version : 11.0.0
Release : 173.el7
Size : 12 M
Repo : installed
Summary : Trend Micro Deep Security Agent
License : Copyright (c) 2004-2010, Trend Micro Inc.
Description : The ds_agent program communicates with the Trend Micro
: Deep Security Manager and controls the local firewall,
: content filtering, integrity monitoring, and log inspection rules.

The procedure below applies to Debian 8 and 9, as well as Ubuntu 14 and 16.

  1. SSH to Debian operating system and switch to root.
  2. Type "# apt-cache policy ds-agent" as shown below:

    Checking version for Debian

    Another way to check the agent version is to run "root@ubuntu:~# dpkg -s ds-agent" command.
    Below is a sample result:

    Alternative command for Debian and Ubuntu

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