This chapter provides important information regarding EnGarde Secure Linux including how to register your product, details on the default configuration, and information about Guardian Digital Master Support Services.
Welcome to EnGarde Secure Linux! EnGarde Secure Linux is a comprehensive solution that provides all the tools necessary to build a complete online presence, including DNS, Web, and e-mail services. EnGarde Secure Linux reduces the time and resources required to create a secure online presence.
Guardian Digital, the first Open Source security company, engineered EnGarde from the ground-up to be secure. Comprised of a unique collection of Open Source tools coupled with the security expertise of Guardian Digital, EnGarde Secure Linux addresses the need for applications where security, reliability, and ease of management are necessary.
This document is intended to guide the reader through basic EnGarde Secure Linux administrative tasks and is not a comprehensive manual for EnGarde Secure Linux or the Guardian Digital WebTool. For detailed information on how to use EnGarde Secure Linux and the Guardian Digital WebTool, please refer to the complete EnGarde Secure Linux Users Guide which is available from the Guardian Digital Product Manual Library in Appendix A.
By the end of this document the reader will be able to:
Connect to their EnGarde Secure Linux machine
Take their EnGarde Secure Linux machine through Initial Configuration
Manage local users and groups
Use the EnGarde Auditing System
Remotely log into their EnGarde Secure Linux machine via Secure Shell
Set up and manage a local DNS server
Set up and manage a local mail server
Set up and manage a local web server
Keep their EnGarde Secure Linux machine up to date using the Guardian Digital Secure Network.