1.1. Installation

Before starting the installation please make sure your test computer or virtual machine meets the minimum hardware and software requirements.

Operating system invariant initial steps

  1. Download the OPSWAT Central Management package from the OPSWAT Portal. Make sure that you download the applicable package for your operating system (and distribution).

  2. Upload the installation package to your server computer.

  3. Follow the installation steps according to your operating system (and distribution).

Installing Metadefender on Ubuntu or Debian computers

  1. Download ometascan package from the OPSWAT Portal. Make sure that you download the applicable package for your distribution.

  2. Upload the installation package to your test computers

  3. Install the product with sudo dpkg -i <filename>, where filename is the Metadefender Core package you downloaded from our portal

  4. If dpkg shows error messages about missing dependencies you should execute sudo apt-get install -f

Installing Metadefender on Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS computers

  1. Download ometascan package from the OPSWAT Portal. Make sure that you download the applicable package for your distribution.

  2. Upload the installation package to your test computers

  3. Install the product with sudo yum install <filename>, where filename is the Metadefender Core package you downloaded from our portal

Installing Metadefender on Windows computers

  1. Download ometascan installer from the OPSWAT Portal. Make sure that you download the applicable package for your distribution.

  2. Upload the installation package to your test computers

  3. Install the product with running the downloaded <filename>.msi, where filename is the Metadefender Core installer you downloaded from our portal

Basic setup

  1. Open a web browser and point to http://<server name or IP>:<port>

  2. The basic configuration wizard will guide you through the rest of the basic setup.

For more information on Installation procedures see Installing Metadefender