Linux: Activate a sensor

Before you begin

  • Verify the sensor has been installed
  • Have experience working with Linux systems
  • Have root or admin permissions to activate the sensor
  • Have necessary permissions in CertCentral

See Discovery workflow and permissions.

Activate sensor

  1. Go to the installation directory and run start.sh.

    For example:

    cd ccsensor
    ./start.sh

    Where ccsensor is the sensor installation directory.

  2. When asked to proceed with authentication, type y and enter your CertCentral username and password.

  3. Select the division you want to assign the sensor to.

    If you don't have divisions, we return the name of the organization for your account.

  4. When asked, enter a sensor name.

What's next?

You're ready to set up and run a scan using this sensor. See Set up and run a scan.