We're doing a POC on the ELK stack and are now looking into the elastic-agent and fleet. Our install is on RHEL8 VMs. We now ran into this:
Error: unable to perform install command, not executed with root permissions
I also found on Beats and Elastic Agent capabilities | Fleet and Elastic Agent Guide [8.5] | Elastic that
Fleet-managed Elastic Agents require root permission, in particular for Elastic Defend. Standalone Elastic Agents and Beats do not
Is it possible at all the install a fleet managed elastic-agent as non-root? Asking root permissions, letting something run as root or even installing something as root is a no-go in our environment.