[KB7742] Getting started with ESET PROTECT - Linux

Issue

You want to install ESET PROTECT Server on Linux.

Click here to install ESET PROTECT Server on Windows.

Solution

System Requirements and Installation Prerequisites

Complete each prerequisite before proceeding to step 2.

On your intended ESET PROTECT Server machine:

Installation of packages in terminal:

Refer to the ESET PROTECT Online Help guide for the appropriate terminal commands for each package described below.

  • openSSL - the minimum supported version is openssl-1.0.1e-30.
  • Xvfb for proper report printing on Linux Server systems without a graphical interface.
  • Cifs-utils for proper Agent deployment to a Windows OS.
  • If Active Directory is used on the ESET PROTECT Server, a proper Kerberos configuration (/etc/krb5.conf). 
    • Kinit and klist are necessary for AD synchronization.
  • Qt4 WebKit libraries (version 4.8, not 5), Ldapsearch, Wbinfo, Snmptrap, and an SELinux devel package.

  Install ESET PROTECT Server on Linux

When the ESET PROTECT Server is installed, continue to Step 3 below.


  Add Client Computers in ESET PROTECT

When you have successfully added all client computers, continue to Step 4 below.


Deploy the ESET Management Agent to Client Computers

When you have successfully deployed the ESET Management Agent to all endpoints, continue to Step 5 below.


Deploy ESET Security Solutions on Client Computers

When you have successfully installed ESET security solutions on all client computers, continue to Step 6 below.


Post Installation Tasks

Congratulations! You are now ready to manage your network using ESET PROTECT. The following articles will assist you in the completion of post-installation tasks: