How to Install KernelCare


KernelCare supports:

64bit versions of RHEL / CentOS 6.x & 7.x, CloudLinux 6.x & 7.x, Virtuozzo/PCS/OpenVZ 2.6.32, Debian 6.x & 7.x and Ubuntu LTS 14.04(v3.13 & v4.4) & 16.04 kernels.
Check compatible kernels here

To install KernelCare, run:

curl -s | bash


wget -qq -O - | bash

And to register the key, run:

kcarectl --register $kc_key

To check if patches have been applied:

$ /usr/bin/kcarectl --info 


The software will automatically check for new patches every 4 hours. To update manually, run:

$ /usr/bin/kcarectl --update

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