To install and operate the Light Agent for Linux, the virtual machine must meet the following minimum hardware requirements:
Software requirements for installation and operation of Light Agent for Linux:
If fanotify technology is not supported by the operating system, the Linux operating system kernel module will have to be compiled to handle operations performed on file system objects. To do so, the source code of the operating system kernel and installed compilation packages (gcc, binutils, glibc, glibc-devel, make, ld) must be on the virtual machine.
Before installing the Light Agent for Linux on a virtual machine powered by a Citrix Hypervisor (Citrix XenServer), the application XenTools must first be installed.
The VMware Tools kit must be installed before installing the Light Agent for Linux on a virtual machine powered by a VMware ESXi hypervisor.
The Huawei Tools kit must be installed before installing the Light Agent for Linux on a virtual machine powered by a HUAWEI FusionCompute CNA hypervisor.
An Integration Services package must be installed on a virtual machine powered by a Microsoft Windows Server (Hyper-V) hypervisor.
One of the following guest server operating systems must be installed on the virtual machine to support the installation and operation of the Light Agent for Linux: