Security Console Quick Start Guide

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This group of articles is designed to get you up and running with the Security Console in as little time as possible.

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This guide will cover the following topics:



Basic deployment plan

Explains primary components and provides guidelines on choosing the right host for initial deployments

Security Console overview

Information on what the Security Console can do to meet your security needs


Comprehensive, including general system requirements, networking requirements, and configuration guidelines


Links to installers and other support files


Installation instructions

Log in and activate

First-time login and activation instructions

Tour the Home Page

Overview information for your first experience with the web interface

Create and Scan a Site

Learn what sites are, how to create one, and how to run your first scan

Generate a Report

Build your first report based on your scan results

Let's get started!

First thing’s first, let’s plan your deployment.