eBox for Network Administrators. This document is distributed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license version The first on-line training course “eBox for Network Administrators” is an intermediate course aimed at IT professionals with some experience in. The first certified eBox Platform course that corresponds to the “eBox for Network Administrators” course was held from the 11th until the 28th of.

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Comprehensive, affordable, and easy-to-use APM and infrastructure monitoring. The open-source software it controls includes:.

Using eBox As A Gateway: Firewall, Traffic Shaping, HTTP Proxy And More

At completion of this hour course, students should understand the concepts behind computer network management and efficiently administer SMBs computer networks with eBox Platform.

There’s also an eBox live CD which enables you to test out eBox without installing any software. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.

All that’s needed is to fill in a couple of text boxes and click on the “Issue” button to issue the appropriate certificates.

eBox Bundles Network Services in a Friendly Package

To make things even easier, eBox creates Linux and OS X or Windows bundles which can be used to install OpenVPN client software plus all the necessary configuration files onto the external computers which you want to be able to use the VPN. Please enable Javascript in your browser, before you administratkrs the comment!


For more click here. The first step is to create a couple of certificates, which is handled by eBox’s Certificate Manager module.

This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. Our server will have 3 network interfaces, eth0 So how does eBox differ from unified threat management UTM appliances and software, such as those supplied by Astaro or Smoothwall?

And that’s pretty much it. For example, it does not include an intrusion detection module whereas both Smoothwall and Astaro use Snort to provide this type of security. Yes, my password is: This simplicity does come at a cost, however: Get your subscription here. Your name or email address: Thanks to the integration and error handling built in to eBox, if you try to set up OpenVPN without first setting up the certificates you need you’ll be directed to the Certificate Manager module before you can go any further.

First thing to do is to set up network interfaces. Firstly, eBox is a free management application which runs on an Ubuntu server, while both Smoothwall and Astaro offer paid-for standalone appliances and charge annual subscriptions.

This feature is only available to subscribers. Refer ebxo our last article for more information on the installationcheck our wiki Installation Guide page or download our preinstalled Virtual Machine image.

So what if there was a management application with a simple web-based GUI that could install nnetwork the necessary software and do all the configuration and integration for you with just a handful of mouse clicks? It starts from the premise that all the software you need to run a network is available as open-source, but that getting all that software configured and running together can be quite tricky.


You can give them names to remember which one ebkx talking about and use the Weight parameter to define the relation of bandwidth qdministrators of each connection. If you are interested in trying eBox out you can install the packages on an existing Ubuntu box from Synaptic, or download the eBox installerwhich installs Ubuntu Hardy Heron plus eBox and all its dependencies onto a bare machine.

Over applications were received by CTA for the 15 available places. Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date. Having said that, eBox can eboc customized fairly easily to overcome this: Do you already have an account? Log in or Sign up.

eBox Bundles Network Services in a Friendly Package

Postfix, SpamAssassin, ClamAV and Jabber to run an e-mail server with anti-spam and anti-virus software and a corporate Jabber-based instant messaging system. Reduce your monitoring cost, not your coverage.

To get an idea of how eBox can simplify what would otherwise be fairly complicated configuration routines, let’s take the example of OpenVPN, the open source VPN system which is famously tricky to set up manually.

After that, let’s take a look at the gateways.