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Rogue Detection Sensor installation - Linux


The Network can be searched (ports are open, the firewall is not blocking incoming communication, etc.).

The ESET PROTECT Server computer is reachable.

ESET Management Agent must be installed on the local computer to support all program features fully.


If there are multiple network segments, Rogue Detection Sensor must be installed separately on each network segment to produce a comprehensive list of all devices on the whole network.


Follow the steps below to install the RD Sensor component on Linux using a Terminal command:


Ensure to meet all the installation prerequisites listed above.

1.Visit the ESET PROTECT download section to download a standalone installer for this ESET PROTECT component ( or

2.Open the Terminal and set RD Sensor installation file as an executable: chmod +x

3.Use the following command to run the installation file as sudo:

sudo ./

4.Read the End User License Agreement. Use the Space bar to proceed to the next page of the EULA.
The installer will prompt you to specify whether you accept the agreement. Press Y on your keyboard if you agree. Otherwise, press N.

5.Press Y if you agree to participate in the Product improvement program. Otherwise, press N.

6.ESET Rogue Detection Sensor will start after installation completes.

7.To see if the installation was successful, verify that the service is running by executing the following command:

sudo systemctl status rdsensor

You can find the Rogue Detection Sensor log file in Log files: /var/log/eset/RogueDetectionSensor/trace.log