Agent prerequisites - Linux

The following prerequisites must be met in order to install the ESET Management Agent component on Linux:

Server-assisted Agent installation prerequisites

The server computer must be reachable from the network and have ESMC Server and ESMC Web Console installed

The ESET Management Agent installation file must be set as an executable (run chmod +x on the file to set this)

The minimum supported version of OpenSSL is openssl-1.0.1e-30. openssl-1.1.* and later is not supported. There can be more versions of OpenSSL installed on one system in the same time. At least one supported version must be present on you system.

oYou can use the command openssl version to show current default version.

oYou can list all versions of OpenSSL present on your system. See the file names endings listed using the command sudo find / -iname *libcrypto.so*

oFedora Linux users should use compat-openssl10 package.

Offline Agent installation prerequisites

The server computer must be reachable from the network and have ESMC Server installed

A Certificate for the Agent must be present

A server Certification Authority public key file must be present

The Agent installation file must be set as an executable (run chmod +x on the file to set this)

The minimum supported version of OpenSSL is openssl-1.0.1e-30. openssl-1.1.* and later is not supported. There can be more versions of OpenSSL installed on one system in the same time. At least one supported version must be present on you system.

oYou can use the command openssl version to show current default version.

oYou can list all versions of OpenSSL present on your system. See the file names endings listed using the command sudo find / -iname *libcrypto.so*

oFedora Linux users should use compat-openssl10 package.

 

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For Linux CentOS it is recommended to install the policycoreutils-devel package. Run the command to install the package:

yum install policycoreutils-devel