How to download and install System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux

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This article describes how to download and install Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux.

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To download and install System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux, follow these steps.

Note System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux is part of Core Cal and will be available on the Volume Licensing Site or together with the purchase of System Center 2012.

Note The commands in these steps may vary in each distribution.
  1. Download the System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux installation package.

    Note System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux is distributed as a binary file. The file name for the installation package varies according to the distribution for which it is designed. For example, the Scep.i386.deb.bin file is intended for Debian distributions, the Scep.i386.rpm.bin file is intended for RedHat and SUSE distributions, and the Scep.i386.tgz.bin file is intended for other Linux distributions.
  2. Run the installation package. To do this, type the following command, and then press Enter.

    Note The placeholder file_name represents the name of the file that you downloaded in step 1.
    sh ./file_name
  3. After the installation is complete, verify that the main System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux services are running. To do this, type the following command, and then press Enter:
    ps -C scep_daemon
  4. Verify that a message is returned that resembles the following:

    PID TTY TIME CMD

    2226 ? 00:00:00 scep_daemon
    2229 ? 00:00:00 scep_daemon

    Note At least two System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux daemon processes run in the background. The first PID is the process and threads manager. The second PID is the System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux scanning process.
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Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection for Linux

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