Installing Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Linux via Kaspersky Security Center 9.0
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Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Linux


Installing Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Linux via Kaspersky Security Center 9.0

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2012 Nov 30 ID: 7626

Applies to Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Linux

Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Linux supports remote installation via Kaspersky Security Center 9.0 but it is necessary to have Network Agent installed on the target host. This task requires:

  • a distribution package (rpm- or deb-) of the antivirus application;
  • a plug-in for remote installation of the antivirus application (including files and kes4lwks.kpd);
  • an Administration Server plug-in for managing the antivirus application (klcfginst.exe);
  • Network Agent installed on the target host (klnagent) and connected to the Administration Server.

  1. Open Kaspersky Security Center and create an antivirus application installation package (go to the node Repositories > Installation packages and click Create installation package in the right pane):

  2. Click Next in the wizard, enter a package name and click Next again;

  3. Click Select and choose a .kpd file of the Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Linux plug-in for remote installation of the antivirus application. This file has to be in the same folder with the distribution package and the installation script (

  4. Wait for the files to get downloaded to the Administration Server and click Next. Select desired installation package settings (installation method for the real-time protection and Samba module, enable/disable real-time protection after installing) and click Next:

  5. Choose an update source and click Next:

  6. Click Finish.

  7. It is now the time to start an Anti-Virus remote installation task. Right-click the installation package you have created and select Install application:

  8. Click Next;

  9. Choose a group or a selection of computers for deployment:

  10. Click Next twice;

  11. Click Add on the activation stage and select a key file for Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Linux. If a key has already been added, just click Next;

  12. Click Next twice to start the remote installation task.

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