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Rogue Detection Sensor installation - Linux


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.


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

The Server computer is reachable.

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

The Terminal is open.

Set RD Sensor installation file as an executable:

chmod +x


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


Make sure to meet all the installation prerequisites listed above.

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

sudo ./

2.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.

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

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

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

sudo systemctl status rdsensor

6.You can find the Rogue Detection Sensor log file in Log files: