Installation on Microsoft Windows
There are two methods for installing the falcon sensor on your Windows system:
- Interactively installing the package
- Deploying the sensor via your MDM system
1. Interactively installing the sensor package
Retrieve your sensor installation file from IRON.
Locate the file
falcon.sensor.exeon your device and double-click it.
Click through the installation wizard. when asked to fill in the CID, enter your IRON CID you received.
Installation should now be finished.
2. Deploying the sensor via your MDM system
Make sure to run the installer file as administrator.
Run or configure your deployment tool to use this command, replacing CID with the IRON CID you received.
falcon-sensor.exe /install /quiet /norestart CID=<CID>
To validate that the Falcon sensor for Windows is running on your machine, you can run this command at a command prompt:
sc.exe query csagent
The output should mention State: Running.