Install Wazuh agent with DEB packages

The DEB package is suitable for Debian, Ubuntu, and other Debian-based systems.

Note

Many of the commands described below need to be executed with root user privileges.

Adding the Wazuh repository

The first thing you need is to add the Wazuh repository to your server. Alternatively, if you prefer to download the wazuh-agent package directly, you can find it here.

  1. In order to perform this procedure properly, packages curl, apt-transport-https and lsb-release must be present on your system. If they are not, install them:

    # apt-get install curl apt-transport-https lsb-release
    
  2. Install the Wazuh repository GPG key:

    # curl -s https://packages.wazuh.com/key/GPG-KEY-WAZUH | apt-key add -
    
  3. Adding the repository:

    # echo "deb https://packages.wazuh.com/apt main" | tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wazuh.list
    
  4. Update the package information:

    # apt-get update
    

Installing Wazuh agent

On your terminal, install the Wazuh agent:

# apt-get install wazuh-agent

Note

At this point your agent is installed and you just need to register and configure it to talk to your manager. For more information about this process please visit our user manual.