- Agent / Installer Package - You need to download and open the server agent/package. If you want to know how to download it, refer to this article.
Step 1 - Click your computer type to start downloading the installation package. Choose 32-bit or 64-bit and click “Download” and "Download Anyway".
To check if your computer runs Windows 32-bit or Window 64-bit, refer to this article.
There are 3 different packages depending on your system which are
- DEB Package - for Debian and Ubuntu systems.
- RPM Package - for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Oracle Linux, Amazon Linux, and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server systems.
- with secure installer - automatically install and activates the account on suitable systems.
Step 2 - 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 3 - Navigate to the installer location. To install the program, run the command depending on the package downloaded.
DEB Package: dpkg -i f-secure-linuxsecurity.deb
RPM Package: rpm -Uvh f-secure-linuxsecurity.rpm
WithSecure installer: ./f-secure-linuxsecurity-installer --subscription-key SUBSCRIPTION-KEY
When using the WithSecure installer, a subscription key can be used by renaming the file, for example:
This action will prevent running the installation package with additional command-line arguments.
Step 4 - Activate the service by running the following command line. Paste your subscription key at "SUBSCRIPTION-KEY".
/opt/f-secure/linuxsecurity/bin/activate --psb --subscription-key SUBSCRIPTION-KEY
- This step can be skipped if you are using the WithSecure installer.
- WithSecure was formerly known as F-Secure.
Now you are ready to send the installer link to your employee (end-users). The next following article can teach you how to:-