In this section, the registration process is described, and more specifically the different methods that users can use to register agents in the Wazuh manager.
The registration service requires an SSL certificate on the manager in order to work. This certificate will be automatically generated by the package during the installation if the
openssl package is installed. This certificate is stored in
If you already have a certificate, you can use them just by copying them into the same path:
# cp <ssl_cert> /var/ossec/etc/sslmanager.cert # cp <ssl_key> /var/ossec/etc/sslmanager.key
Otherwise, you can create a self-signed certificate using the following command:
# openssl req -x509 -batch -nodes -days 365 -newkey rsa:4096 -out /var/ossec/etc/sslmanager.cert -keyout /var/ossec/etc/sslmanager.key
Available registration methods¶
You can use the method that better suits with your need. We recommend: Using the simple registration service.