A server can be protected by Security Center only after the Security Center agent is installed. This topic describes how the Security Center agent works, information about the agent processes, and supported operating systems.
How the Security Center agent works
The Security Center agent automatically sends connection information of the agent to the Security Center server in real time.
If the Security Center server has not received any information from the agent for 12 hours, it determines that the server where the agent runs is disconnected. The Security Center server then changes the security status of the server to Unprotected in the console.
rootaccount to run the Security Center agent processes on a Linux server. Security Center uses the
systemaccount to run the Security Center agent processes on a Windows server.
|Process name||Functionality||Path of the process file|
||This process is used to establish a connection to the Security Center server.||
Windows 32-bit: C:\Program Files\Alibaba\aegis\aegis_client
Windows 64-bit: C:\Program Files (x86)\Alibaba\aegis\aegis_client
||This process is used to check whether an update is available for the Security Center agent.||
Windows 32-bit: C:\Program Files\Alibaba\aegis\aegis_update
Windows 64-bit: C:\Program Files (x86)\Alibaba\aegis\aegis_update
Supported operating systems
|Operating system type||Supported operating system|
|Windows operating systems||
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2003
|Linux operating systems||
CentOS 5/6/7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Ubuntu 9.10 to 18.4 (32-bit/64-bit)
Debian 6/7/8/9 (32-bit/64-bit)
RHEL 5/6/7 (32-bit/64-bit)