Objective: this installation guide helps you to install the Skopos Agent on Windows devices (workstations, laptops).


Requirements for the client:

  • E-mail address
  • Required operating system is Windows 8/2002 or above
  • The agent requires to be installed with administrator rights
  • The script requires access via SSL, port 443
  • The agent works with .Net framework 4 and above, the installer uses PowerShell 5 or above


What does the installer do?

  • A windows service is added
  • The service will run every two hours
  • A private/public key pair will be generated to encrypt a random password
  • This password is used to zip the stack data and encrypt it
  • Twice daily this data will be shared via the Skopos api
  • Connection is made to https://backend.skoposlab.eu/api/
  • The private/public key pair will be renewed every week (per server)
  • Log information will be written to the event log


Steps to install:

Get the file
    Download the installer from https://skoposlab.eu/client_software/latest/Skopos%20Agent%20Teams.exe


Start the installer


Follow the installer

  • Enter your e-mail address and click validate