Installing EPS Server on Linux Operating System

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To begin installation of Seqrite Endpoint Security server (SEPS), follow these steps:

  1. Open the terminal on your Linux endpoint and log in as a root user.
  2. Execute the Installer by typing the following command:

    sh Seqrite_EndPoint_Security_8_0.sh -c

    The SEPS setup wizard starts.

  3. The list of actions appears. To continue, hit [Enter].
  4. The license agreement appears. Read the License Agreement carefully. Installation and usage of Seqrite Endpoint Security is subject to your formal acceptance of the Seqrite Endpoint Security end-user license terms and conditions.

    To continue, hit [Enter] or press R key to read more.

  5. Terms & Conditions appear. To continue, hit [Enter] or press R key to read more.
  6. To continue, type A and hit [Enter] to accept the terms and conditions; D option is to decline. If you decline, the installtion process is stopped.
  7. The Installation types appear. Type one of the following options.

    • Single Node Installation – Type S and hit [Enter].
    • Distributed Installation – Type D and hit [Enter].
  8. Select one of the following:

    • I will enter Product Key after Installation – Type 1 and hit [Enter].
      • If you select, I will enter Product Key after Installation, the installation of Seqrite Endpoint Security will be done. But you must provide the Product Key when you logon for the first time to Seqrite Endpoint Security console. The Product Key activates Seqrite Endpoint Security product.
    • I have Product Key – Type 2 and hit [Enter].
      • If you select, I have Product Key, enter Product key carefully. The Product Key will be validated. The success message appears.
  9. The Customer Information screen appears. Type information about the customer step by step. This information is important to activate Seqrite EPS on your machine.
  10. The Setup will install Seqrite Endpoint Security in the default folder. The folder path appears. Available and required disk space is calculated automatically and the figures are displayed.

    To continue, hit [Enter]. Ensure that there is required space available on the disk.

  11. The Server Configuration screen appears.

    • A list of IP addresses appears. Type the number of the IP address that you want to select for Private IP, Public, and FQDN installation. To continue, hit [Enter].

      Note: Client will communicate to the Server through IP/Host Name provided by you. Ensure that, the IP Address /Host Name is reachable.

    • Default values of HTTP Port and SSL Port appears. To continue with default values, hit [Enter]. Else type the port values and hit [Enter].The port connections are tested, and port numbers are validated.This port number serves as a listening port for the server. With Seqrite Endpoint Security server address, you can launch the console.
  12. If you select, Distributed Installation in step 7, then only Distributed Server Configuration screen appears. Else, the Proxy Settings screen appears, go to step 14.

    • Type IP address of the Distributed Server and hit [Enter].
    • Type Username and hit [Enter].
    • Type Password and hit [Enter]. You cannot view the typed password.
  13. The Proxy Settings screen appears.If you are using a proxy server to connect to the Internet, type 1 and hit enter.
    If you want to continue without enabling Proxy Settings, type 2 and hit enter.The Proxy Setting information is used by EPS server for internet connectivity, activation and for downloading updates.To enable and configure proxy settings:

    1. Type the IP address of the proxy server or domain name (For example, proxy.yourcompany.com) and hit [Enter].
    2. Type the port number of the proxy server (For example: 80) and hit [Enter].
    3. Type 1 to Authenticate to connect through Proxy server. Type 2 to continue without authentication.
    4. Type User Name.
    5. The success message appears if the connection to the proxy server is successful.
  14. The Client Installation Settings screen appears.Seqrite client is installed on the endpoint as per the path specified in this screen. The following settings are displayed. Default endpoint installation path appears. You can change the installation path.Type 1 to provide detailed path and hit [Enter].Type the details path and hit [Enter].Type 2 to continue with the default path and hit [Enter].
  15. The Authentication screen appears.Create Seqrite Endpoint Security administrator password to access the Web console and endpoint password to access the endpoint settings at the endpoint side.

    1. Type in Administrator Email Address and hit [Enter] or you can continue with the Email address appeared. To continue, hit [Enter].
    2. Type in your password and hit [Enter]. Type password again to confirm the password and hit [Enter]. You cannot view the typed password.
    3. You can provide client credentials. This is optional. Type 1 to specify client credentials and hit [Enter]. Type in client password and hit [Enter]. Type client password again to confirm the password and hit [Enter]. You cannot view the typed password.
    4. This helps prevent unauthorized users from accessing the Web console and make changes in your settings or remove the endpoints.
    5. Type 2 to continue without providing client credentials and hit [Enter].
  16. The installation summary screen appears. Activation and Server Configuration data is displayed. Please note the EPS login URL.

    1. Type 1 to save summary file at path/opt and hit [Enter].
    2. Type 2 to continue without saving and hit [Enter].
  17. The installation process starts. Success screen appears.
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