Kaspersky Endpoint Security 11 for Linux

Initial setup of the application

12 December 2023

ID 197897

After installing Kaspersky Endpoint Security using the command line, perform the initial application setup by running the initial configuration script. The initial configuration script is included in Kaspersky Endpoint Security package.

Performing the initial setup after installing the application using the command line is required to enable the protection of the client device.

To run Kaspersky Endpoint Security initial configuration script, execute the following command:

# /opt/kaspersky/kesl/bin/kesl-setup.pl

The initial configuration script must be run with the root privileges after the installation of Kaspersky Endpoint Security package is finished. The script requests the values of Kaspersky Endpoint Security settings step-by-step. Script execution completion and the console release indicate that the initial application setup is completed.

To check the return code, execute the following command:

echo $?

If the command returns code 0, the initial application setup is finished successfully.

In this section

Selecting the locale

Viewing the End User License Agreement and the Privacy Policy

Accepting the End User License Agreement

Accepting the Privacy Policy

Using Kaspersky Security Network

Assigning the Administrator role to a user

Determining the file operation interceptor type

Enabling automatic configuration of SELinux

Configuring the update source

Configuring proxy server settings

Downloading application databases

Enabling automatic application database update

Application activation

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