System requirements

Quick links: Supported operating systems, Supported browsers, Supported filesystems

Hardware 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

Glibc 2.17 or later

Linux OS kernel versions 3.10.0 and later

en_US.UTF-8 encoding locale


Supported operating systems

ESET Server Security for Linux (ESSL) has been tested and is supported on the latest minor releases of listed operating systems. Update your operating system before installing ESSL.

64-bit Operating System

Secure Boot supported

Note

RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

 

RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8

 

RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9

 

CentOS 7

 

Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

 

Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS

 

Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS

 

Debian 10

 

Debian 11

 

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

 

 

ESSL 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

Linux distributions with ELREPO kernel and AWS kernel are not supported.

RHEL with the "Protection Profile for General Purpose Operating Systems (OSPP)" is not supported.

Remote management via ESET PROTECT.


Supported browsers

ESSL Web interface works only in the desktop versions of following browsers:

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Edge

Safari

If you experience display issues in ESSL Web interface, ensure that you use the latest version of the browsers listed above.


Supported filesystems

ESET Server Security for Linux (ESSL) has been tested and is supported on the filesystems below:

Filesystem

Local devices

Removable devices

Network

Btrfs

 

 

FAT

 

 

VFAT

 

exFAT

 

F2FS

 

 

ext4 (version 2, version 3)

 

JFS

 

 

NTFS

 

UDF

 

 

XFS

 

 

ZFS

 

 

EncFS

 

 

FUSE (snap, appimage)

 

 

tmpfs

 

 

NFS client (version 3, version 4)

 

 

SMB (GVfs, CIFS)

 

 

SSHFS