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Supported Linux Operating Systems

To analyze application, host, and user behavior, Lacework uses a lightweight agent, which securely forwards collected metadata to the Lacework cloud for analysis. The agent requires minimal system resources and runs on most 64-bit Linux distributions such as the following:

x86 Architecture

Operating SystemVersions
Alpine Linux (General beta support)3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14, 3.15
Amazon Linux2, 2022
Amazon Linux AMI2016.03, 2016.09, 2017.03, 2017.09, 2018.03
CentOS6.x, 7.x, 8.x, 9.x
Container-Optimized OS from Google81, 85, 89, 93, 97
Debian9 (Stretch), 10 (Buster), 11 (Bullseye)
Fedora30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35
Kali GNU/Linux RollingRolling distribution
Oracle Linux8.3, 8.4, 8.5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux7.9, 8.0, 8.1.0, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 9
Red Hat OpenShift4.90
Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS4.90
SUSE11.4.20, 12 SP1, 12 SP5, 15, 15 SP1, 15 SP2, 15 SP3, 15 SP4
Ubuntu16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04, 21.04, 21.10 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish)
Rocky Linux8.4, 8.5, 8.6

When configured to run as a container, the agent runs as a privileged Docker container.

ARM64 Architecture

Lacework supports the following ARM-based operating systems, including AWS Graviton and Graviton2 ARM-based instances.

Operating SystemVersions
Amazon Linux2
CentOS6.10, 8.2, 9
Debian9 (Stretch), 10 (Buster), 11 (Bullseye)
Fedora30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35
Red Hat Enterprise Linux7.9, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 9
Red Hat OpenShift4.90
Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS4.90
SUSE12 SP5, 15 SP2, 15 SP3, 15 SP4
Ubuntu16.04, 17.04, 18.04, 19.04, 20.04, 21.04, 21.10 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish)
Rocky Linux8.4, 8.5, 8.6
Flatcar2605.x (amd64 only)

Container Runtime

Container RuntimeMin. Agent Version
DockerdAll
Containerd> Agent v3.8.2
CRI-O> Agent v5.0