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Prerequisites

Before you start with CAR operations, make sure that you meet the following prerequisites:

- The CAR app must be enabled for your subscription. To get it enabled, contact your Technical Account Manager.

- For Windows, you must have Qualys Cloud Agent 4.6.1.6 or later installed.

Refer to the Cloud Agent for Windows Installation Guide

- For Linux scripts, you must have Qualys Cloud Agent 4.7.0 or later installed.

Refer to the Cloud Agent for Linux Installation Guide

Prerequisites for Linux agents:

- For Python script, Python3 must be installed
- For Perl script, any version of Perl must be installed

Prerequisite for Windows agents:

Following points must be kept in mind if you use Python on Windows platform:

- If Python is installed by using the setup, it should be installed for all users on the client machine. The installation location must be added to the system path variable.

- If Python is installed by using portable zip, the path of the directory containing python.exe must be added to the system path variable.

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