Installation and Updates
Fortra LLC distributes Cobalt Strike packages as native archives for Windows, Linux, and MacOS X.
Cobalt Strike uses a client / server model where each component can be installed on the same system, but is often deployed separately. The Cobalt Strike GUI is referred to as ‘Cobalt Strike’, the ‘Cobalt Strike GUI’ , or the command used to start the client ‘cobaltstrike’. The Cobalt Strike server is referred to as ‘Team Server’ or the command used to start the server ‘teamserver’.
The basic process to install Cobalt Strike involves downloading and extracting a distribution package onto your operating system and running an update process to download the product.