# Linux: Activate a sensor

## Before you begin

• Verify the sensor has been installed.

• You must have experience working with Linux systems.

• You must have root or admin permissions to activate the sensor.

• You must have the necessary permissions in CertCentral.

## 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.