Install Wazuh agent with DEB packages¶
The DEB package is suitable for Debian, Ubuntu, and other Debian-based systems.
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.
In order to perform this procedure properly, packages
lsb-releasemust be present on your system. If they are not, install them:
$ apt-get install curl apt-transport-https lsb-release
Install the Wazuh repository GPG key:
$ curl -s https://packages.wazuh.com/key/GPG-KEY-WAZUH | apt-key add -
Getting the distribution codename and adding the repository:
CODENAME=$(lsb_release -cs) echo "deb https://packages.wazuh.com/apt $CODENAME main" \ | tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wazuh.list
These are the supported codename values:
- For Debian: wheezy, jessie, stretch and sid
- For Ubuntu: trusty, vivid, wily, xenial and yakkety
Update the package information:
$ apt-get update
Installing Wazuh agent¶
On your terminal, install the Wazuh agent:
$ apt-get install wazuh-agent
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.