To install the StegoSOC Agent, follow the instructions below:

  1. Review the agent requirements, stegosoc agent for 64-bit architectures.
  2. Create a configuration file, and add your license key:
    sudo -i
    mkdir /etc/stegosoc
    echo "license_key: YOUR_LICENSE_KEY" | tee -a /etc/stegosoc/config.yml

     You can obtain your license key from
  3. Determine the distribution and version number:
    cat /etc/os-release
  4. Add StegoSOC's GnuPG Public Key:
    wget --no-cache -O - | sudo apt-key add -
  5. Create the agent's apt repo using the below command as sudo:


    Trusty (14.04)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] trusty main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list
    Xenial (16.04)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] xenial main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list
    Zesty (17.04)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] zesty main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list
    Artful (17.10)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] artful main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list
    Bionic (18.04)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] bionic main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list
    Cosmic (18.10)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] cosmic main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list


    Wheezy (7)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] wheezy main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list
    Jessie (8)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] jessie main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list
    Stretch (9)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] stretch main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list
    Buster (10)
    echo "deb [arch=amd64] buster main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stegosoc-agent.list

  6. Update your apt cache:
    sudo apt-get update
  7. Install StegoSOC agent:
    apt-get install -y stegosoc-agent
  8. You can check the status by command:
    /etc/init.d/stegosoc-agent status
  9. Thats it, you should now be able to see possible threats in your StegoSOC dashboard

  10. Update Stegosoc Agent on apt

    sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade stegosoc-agent -y
  11. Configuring behind a LoadBalancer? Read How to configure stegosoc-agent behind LoadBalancer for more details