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Last update: 2022-05-24

Sophos Linux Sensor Linux distribution and kernel support

The following distributions and kernels are supported by Sophos Linux Sensor (SLS).

Please note: x86_64 is the only supported architecture.

Supported Linux platforms

Linux Operating System Kernel
Amazon Linux 2 4.14+
CentOS 7 3.10+
CentOS Minimal 4.14+
CentOS Stream 4.14+
RedHat RHEL 7 3.10+
RedHat RHEL 8 4.18+
Ubuntu 18.04 (LTS) 4.15+
Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS) 5.4+
Ubuntu Minimal 4.15+


  • We support the latest kernels for operating systems while they're within the vendor's support cycle.
  • We reserve the right to drop support for kernels as the vendor retires support for them.
  • We also reserve the right to block known-broken kernels that prevent SLS from functioning.
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