System requirements

Hardware requirements depend on the server role. The following minimum hardware requirements are required for installation:

Processor Intel/AMD x64

700MB of free hard disk space

256MB of free RAM

Glibc 2.17 or later

Linux OS kernel versions 3.10.0 and later

en_US.UTF-8 encoding locale

Supported operating systems

ESET File Security 8 for Linux (EFS) has been tested on the latest minor releases of listed operating systems. Update your operating system before installing EFS.

64-bit Operating System

Secure Boot supported

SELinux Support

Note

RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

EFS SELinux module policy installation requires an installed selinux-policy-devel package. To start the OS without EFS SELinux module, use the eset_selinux=0 kernel parameter during OS boot.

RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8

CentOS 7

CentOS 8

Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS

 

 

Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

 

 

Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS

 

 

Debian 9

 

 

 

Debian 10

 

 

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12

 

 

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15

 

 

Oracle Linux 8

(stock kernel only)

 

If the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel is used, the kernel-uek-devel package must be installed manually. In this case, Secure Boot is not supported.

Amazon Linux 2

 

 

 

EFS should work on the most recent and frequently used open-source Linux distributions if the hardware requirements listed above are met, and software dependencies are not missing in the Linux distribution used.


note

ELREPO kernel

Linux distributions with ELREPO kernel are not supported.

Remote management via ESET PROTECT.

Supported browsers

EFS Web interface works in the following browsers:

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Edge

Safari