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Local installation - G DATA Security Client for Linux

If a remote installation is not possible, you can install G DATA Security Client for Linux locally.

  1. Start G DATA Administrator, select the Clients panel and choose the option Create installation script for Linux/Mac clients from the Organization menu.
  2. After you choose a storage location, the script will be created in the background.
  3. Copy the installation script to the client, then add the permission to execute the script (command-line: chmod +x
  4. Open a Terminal window and elevate the user status by typing su and entering the root password. Alternatively, execute the command from step 5 using sudo.
  5. Navigate to the folder to which you copied the file and execute it: ./ -t <product[,product]>. The product parameter should be one or more of the following values:
    • ALL: G DATA Security Client for Linux and all additional modules
    • WS: G DATA Security Client for Linux
    • SMB: Samba module
    • AMAVIS: Sendmail/Postfix module
    • WEB: Squid module
  6. In order to prevent unauthorized access to the ManagementServer, clients that are deployed through a local installation need to be authorized in G DATA Administrator under Clients > Overview before they are fully served.
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