Extract the .tar.gz file to a specified folder, run ./start.sh, then follow the prompts to activate the sensor.
In the sidebar menu, click Discovery > Manage Discovery.
On the Scan page, click Add sensor.
On the Set up a sensor page, under step 1 Download a discovery sensor in the Linux section, click Download.
As a root user, log on to your Linux server.
Create the installation directory
Go to the installation directory and extract the sensor .tar.gz file.
Where ccsensor is the installation directory and <sensor-file> is the name of the file.
Sensor activation note:
You can activate the sensor now or later. However, you must activate the sensor before you can use it to set up a scan. If you choose to activate the sensor later, see Linux: Activate a sensor.
Go to the installation directory and run start.sh.
Where ccsensor is the installation directory.
When asked to proceed with authentication, type y and enter your CertCentral username and password.
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.
When asked, enter a sensor name.