ZenPack:Enterprise Security

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Organization
Zenoss, Inc.
ZenPack name
ZenPacks.zenoss.EnterpriseSecurity




Enterprise Security ZenPack

The EnterpriseSecurity ZenPack enhances Resource Manager security by enabling password encryption.

Warning

The ZenPack Catalog has moved to its new home at https://www.zenoss.com/product/zenpacks as of January 17, 2017. The following information may be out of date, and this page will eventually be removed.

Support

This ZenPack is included with commercial versions of Zenoss and enterprise support for this ZenPack is provided to Zenoss customers with an active subscription.

Background

The ZenPacks.zenoss.EnterpriseSecurity ZenPack enhances Zenoss platform security by encrypting stored passwords.


Zenoss platform stores the passwords it uses to remotely access hosts in a Zope Object Database (ZODB). After enabling this feature, these passwords are encrypted according to the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), with 256-bit key sizes.

By using the password encryption feature, you can help prevent an attacker from accessing your managed systems if he gains access to a backup copy of your ZODB.


Prerequisites

Prerequisite Restriction
Product Zenoss platform 4.x, Zenoss 2.5 or higher
Required ZenPacks ZenPacks.zenoss.EnterpriseSecurity

Installation

Normal Installation (packaged egg)

  1. Download the appropriate egg file for the version of Zenoss you are running.
  2. Ensure you are logged in as the zenoss user:
    $ sudo su - zenoss
  3. Install the ZenPack:
    $ zenpack --install ZenPacks.zenoss.EnterpriseSecurity-*.egg
  4. Restart these services:
    $ zenoss restart


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