Installing the Symantec Agent for Linux 14.3 RU1

You install Symantec Agent for Linux directly on a Linux device. You cannot deploy the Linux agent from
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
To install Symantec Agent for Linux, create an installation package in
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
, transfer the installation package to a Linux device and then run the installer. The installer will configure the new agent and register it with
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
Symantec Agent for Linux 14.3 RU1 cannot run as an unmanaged client. All management tasks must be performed in
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
or in cloud console.
To install the Symantec Management Agent for Linux 14.3 RU1
  1. In
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    , create and download the installation package.
  2. Move the
    package to a Linux device.
  3. Make the
    file executable:
    chmod u+x LinuxInstaller
  4. Run the installer:
    You must run the command as root.
    To view the list of installation options, run
    ./LinuxInstaller -h
  5. To verify the installation, navigate to
    and run
    to confirm that the modules are loaded and daemons are running:
    Symantec Agent for Linux Version: 14.3.450.1000
    Checking Symantec Agent for Linux (SEPM) status..
    Daemon status:
    cafagent             running
    sisamdagent          running
    sisidsagent          running
    sisipsagent          running
    Module status:
    sisevt               loaded
    sisap                loaded
    Note that
    communication status
    is only available for cloud-managed clients.