Traps for Linux Requirements

The Traps agent for Linux has the following requirements:
RequirementMinimum Specification
Processor2.3 GHz
RAM4GB; 8GB recommended
Hard disk space10GB
Operating system versionsSee Where Can I Install the Traps Agent? in the Palo Alto Networks® Compatibility Matrix.
Kernel version2.6.32
Software packages
  • ca-certificates
  • openssl 1.0.0 or a later release
  • Distributions with SELinux in enforcing or permissive mode:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, CentOS 6, and Oracle Linux 6—policycoreutils-python
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, CentOS 7, and Oracle Linux 7—policycoreutils-python and selinux-policy-devel
    • SUSE—policycoreutils-python and selinux-policy-devel
    • Debian and Ubuntu—policycoreutils and selinux-policy-dev
Allow communication on the TCP port 443 from the Traps agent to server

Traps for Linux Limitations

The following table describes limitations on Linux endpoints.
Security ProductDescriptionImplications and Required Actions
Chrooted and containerized processes Chrooted and containerized processes collide with the Traps injection mechanism.
Chrooted and containerized processes are not protected by injection-based security modules (ROP Mitigation and Brute Force Protection). All other exploit and malware protection functionality works as expected. No user action is required.

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