System requirements

Hardware requirements depend on the server role. The following minimum hardware requirements must be met before the installation process in order to run ESET File Security for Linux properly:

processor Intel/AMD x64

700MB of free hard disk space

256MB of free RAM

glibc 2.12 or later

2.6.32 and later Linux OS kernel versions

Any locale with UTF-8 encoding

ESET File Security for Linux has been tested on the listed operating systems' latest minor releases. Update your operating system before installing EFS.

RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 64-bit

RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 64-bit

RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 64-bit

CentOS 6 64-bit

CentOS 7 64-bit

Centos 8 64-bit

Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS 64-bit

Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS 64-bit

Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS 64-bit

Debian 9 64-bit

Debian 10 64-bit

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 64-bit

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15 64-bit

 

ESET File Security for Linux has been tested on the latest minor releases of the listed operating systems. Update your operating system before installing ESET File Security for Linux.

 

 

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AWS and ELREPO kernels

Linux distributions with AWS or ELREPO kernel are not supported.

 

ESET File Security for Linux should also work on the most recent and frequently used open-source Linux distributions if:

the hardware requirements criteria above are met,

and software dependencies are not missing in the Linux distribution used.

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NOTE

Secure Boot is not supported.

Remote management via ESET Security Management Center.

Supported browsers

The ESET File Security for Linux Web interface works in the following browsers:

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Edge

Safari

 

SELinux support

SELinux is supported in the following distributions:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Centos 6

Centos 7

Centos 8

 

Installation of EFS SELinux module policy requires selinux-policy-devel package to be installed. To start the OS without ESET File Security for Linux SELinux module, use the eset_selinux=0 kernel parameter during OS boot.