Install Agent Components

This page outlines the installation components required to use supported Sysdig Secure features. Different components are available in different environments.

To understand what each component does, see Feature Overview.

For System Requirements, see Installation Requirements.

Environments

Kubernetes Clusters

A Kubernetes install can be accomplished through the Quick Integrations Wizard.

Kubernetes installations use a Helm chart, and the array of components are all included under the sysdig-deploy chart.

To obtain all the Sysdig Secure features, install the following components in Kubernetes clusters:

  • Sysdig Agent
  • Cluster Shield
  • Vulnerability Host Scanner
  • Kubernetes Security Posture Management (KSPM)
  • Rapid Response

Install on a Kubernetes cluster

Hosts

Host-based installations using containers support a subset of Sysdig Secure features. Install the following components on Hosts with containers:

  • Sysdig Agent
  • Vulnerability Host Scanner
  • Posture Host Analyzer
  • Rapid Response

Host-based installations using packages support a subset of Sysdig Secure features. Install the following components on Hosts with packages:

  • Sysdig Agent
  • Host Scanner

Install on a Host

ECS on EC2

ECS on EC2 supports a subset of Sysdig Secure features. Install the following components on ECS on EC2:

  • Sysdig Agent

Install on an ECS cluster on EC2

ECS Fargate

ECS Fargate (serverless) supports a subset of Sysdig Secure features. Install the following components on ECS Fargate:

  • Sysdig Serverless Agent

Install on an ECS Fargate cluster