Host Sensor

The DarkBytes Host Sensor is a lightweight agent that runs on Windows, MacOS, or Linux as a privileged service.

The sensor itself is roughly 20MB, consumes around 20MB of memory, and consumes less than 1% CPU.

It does not require any drivers, reboots, or special software.

Prerequisites

The following should be completed before continuing with the steps outlined in this article.

  • Valid account registered and on-boarded with DarkBytes.
  • DarkBytes-provided enrollment secret.

Download

First, grab the latest version of the DarkBytes Host Sensor. Note that only 64-bit operating systems are currently supported.

Install & Uninstall

The installer supports graphical, command-line, and silent modes for both install and uninstall operations.

Download links and installation commands can be found in the portal at the link below if you have an account.

https://portal.darkbytes.com/account/downloads

In addition, platform-specific documentation can be found in the articles below.