Product FAQ

Here you can find answers to common product questions about Sandfly.

What Is Sandfly?
Sandfly is an agentless security platform purpose-built for Linux. Sandfly is best understood as a compromise detection or intrusion tactics hunter....
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:17 PM
Why Agentless?
Agentless means that Sandfly does not require installing any agents on your endpoints. As a result, unlike most endpoint-focused solutions available today, ...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:17 PM
Which Linux Distributions Can Sandfly Protect?
We secure the widest range of Linux systems of any product on the market and protect virtually all distributions of Linux. This spans, for example, syste...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:15 PM
What Happens If a Linux System Is Incompatible?
If you have a system that Sandfly cannot protect, you will simply get an error message in the management console when you try to add it. There is no harm ca...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:18 PM
Which Linux Kernel Versions Does Sandfly Support?
Because we are agentless, we are not tied to the Linux kernel in any way so we work across all of them - including systems over a decade old. This means c...
Thu, 10 Aug, 2023 at 2:42 PM
Is Sandfly Cloud Compatible?
Yes - Sandfly is compatible and able to run in both private or public Cloud environments. Sandfly was developed largely on cloud infrastructure. It ...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:20 PM
How Many Systems Can Sandfly Scale to Protect?
Basically, as many as you have resources to protect. The server/node architecture of Sandfly can be distributed using named queues and jump hosts to scale...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:20 PM
Can Sandfly Run Across Distributed Secured Network Segments?
Yes. Sandfly is designed to run across multiple distributed and secured network segments easily. Sandfly uses a server/node architecture. The nodes ...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:21 PM
What are the Sandfly Installation Requirements?
A basic install requires one or more systems capable of running Docker or Podman (Sandfly is Dockerized) with these minimum requirements: A server with a...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:23 PM
What is the Sandfly Installation Process?
To keep install easy and fast, we offer automated installation scripts.  They take only a few minutes of your time to set up and run. Once installed, ...
Fri, 4 Aug, 2023 at 6:24 PM