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Linux Prerequisites for Malware Protection

Ensure you meet the following requirements while onboarding Linux Cloud Agent for Malware Protection. This section covers the following:

Supported Operating Systems

The following table lists the supported operating systems for architecture x86 and x64:

OS Distribution EDR Malware Protection
Amazon Linux 2
CentOS Linux 7
CentOS Linux 6.10 (SELinux in Permissive or Disabled mode)
Debian 9, 10, and 11
Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) 6.10 (SELinux in Permissive or Disabled mode)
Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL) 7 and 9
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.10 (SELinux in Permissive or Disabled mode)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, 8, and 9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 and 15
Ubuntu 16, 18, 20, and 22

Installation Prerequisites

Linux Hardware Requirements

Linux Cloud Agent Version CPU Memory Disk Space
6.1.0. and above 8 Core Processor 8 GB of RAM 1024 MB

Linux Software Requirements

Third-Party Anti-Malware Allowed with Qualys EDR

Qualys EDR can co-exist with other anti-malware software. However, suppose you are using Qualys EDR with enabled Malware Protection capabilities; in that case, you must allow appropriate processes, internal tools, and other corporate applications. Thus, our Malware Protection does not inadvertently block their functionalities.

Failing to allow processes might affect your operations and cause problems with the application functionality. Ensure that you allow the following domains: