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 - Go 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 Detection and Response with Threat Intelligent service. Kindly inform you IT department accordingly.
Contact your IT department should you have any further questions or need assistance.