1. Login into Linux host as root before proceeding with the installation.
2. During the agent installation process on your computer, you will require a unique license key. You can locate this license key in your email inbox.
Step by step self-provisioning for your Linux
Step 1 – From the email, copy the licence key
Step 2 - Click your computer type - Linux user to start downloading the installation package
Step 3 - Turn on the terminal by pressing the super key (or Windows key), go to the left-hand side application pane, and click the "Terminal" icon. Alternatively, you can search for Terminal in the search area and click the "Terminal" icon.
Step 4 - Navigate to the installer location, substitute <installer_package> with your installer’s file name, and run the command. Use these commands based on your kernel version.
sudo dpkg -i <installer_package>
RHEL, CentOS, Amazon Linux:
sudo yum install <installer_package>
sudo zypper install <installer_package>
Step 5 – Substitute <CID> with your CID to set CID on your sensor. Use this command.
sudo /opt/CrowdStrike/falconctl -s --cid=<CID>
Step 6 – Manually start your sensor
Hosts with SysVinit:
service falcon-sensor start
Hosts with Systemd:
systemctl start falcon-
Congratulation, Crowdstrike is now installed on your computer, and your computer is now protected with Endpoint Next-Gen Antivirus services. Kindly inform you IT department accordingly.
Contact your IT department should you have any further questions or need assistance.