Installation Instructions


  • One of the following Oses:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.0 or higher
    • Oracle Linux 6.5 or higher
    • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher
    • CentOS release 5 or higher
    • Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 or higher
    • Amazon Linux AMI release 2013.03 or higher
    • Fedora release 12 or higher
    • Suse Linux 11 or higher
  • OpenSSL v0.9.8k or higher
  • Root access
  • The Install script requires wget to retrieve content, and curl to test/verify access to our data collection servers ( over port 443, either directly or through a corporate proxy.

Note: The Linux agent/agentless approach requires a user with root permissions to get PID-to-network mapping, certain hardware details, and data on logical/physical disk volumes. Become root user either through "sudo -s" or "su", most systems use sudo.  


Launch the application from your Partner Dashboard or login directly here. Open the Settings page by clicking the username in the upper right-hand corner and select Settings. Navigate to Agent Setup > Assess and select the Linux tab. 

Step 1:  Export your customer key.


Step 2:  Execute the following command to install an agent.

sh <(curl -s

If FQDN resolution is not permitted use the command below.

sh <(curl -s -k


If you want to route the data through your own proxy server, click the checkbox as shown in the image below, and use the following command.

sh <(curl --proxy -s <> <proxy_port>


If you want to use your own proxy server and the server requires authentication, click the designated checkbox and use the following, updated command.

sh <(curl --proxy --proxy-user username:password -s <> <proxy_port> <user_name> <password>


Click here for steps to troubleshoot installation issues. 

Click here for instructions on how to uninstall the linux agents.



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