Endpoint Install and User Credentials

Installing the SOCFortress endpoint and accessing the SOCFortress platform

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Intro

Upon registering for the SOCFortress 30 day free trial, you will receive an email that contains details to access your platform and a command to install the endpoint software onto the endpoint of your choice (not recommended for production servers).

Endpoint Software Installation

Installing the endpoint software is as easy as copying the command line required for your OS (Linux or Windows) and pasting into either a shell (Linux) or Powershell (Windows). Must be ran as root (Linux) or Administrator (Windows). These commands will authenticate with our backend to grab and run the installation scripts.

The SOCFortress endpoint has been tested on the below Linux Distros

  • Ubuntu (16.04 +)
  • Centos (7 +)
  • Debian (8 +)
  • FreeBSD (11 +)
  • Amazon Linux
  • Rocky Linux

The customer code and API key are obfuscated in the screenshot below.

On average, the install takes roughly around 2 minutes. Upon a successful install, you will see the below output.

The SOCFortress endpoint has been tested on the below Window’s Versions

  • Windows 7 and Above
  • Windows Server 2012 and Above

Open PowerShell as an Administrator and paste in the Windows install command.

On average, the install takes roughly around 4 minutes. Upon a successful install, you will see the below output.

User Credentials

SOCFortress implements OAuth for user access. Once authenticated, your OAuth token will be passed to all SOCFortress applications.

  1. Navigate to https://myservice.socfortress.co/login and select “Sign in with OAuth

2. Enter in the username and first time password provided in your “Welcome to Your Free Trial” email.

3. Enable 2 Factor (Google Authenticator used in the below step)

4. Create your new password (8 character minimum, at least 1 Upper, and at least 1 Special Character required)

5. Verify your email

Once verified, head back over to https://myservice.socfortress.co/login and select “Sign in with OAuth”. Enter your newly created credentials and see your alerts begin to populate your dashboards.

View our Blog Post to begin to familiarize yourself with the platform: https://socfortress.medium.com/socfortress-platform-b40aa21bb84

Have a issue? Reach out to us through our support portal: https://servicedesk.socfortress.co/help/2979687893

Conclusion

You can quickly get started with the SOCFortress platform within a matter of minutes! What are you waiting for, go start your free trial now!

FREE TRIAL: https://www.socfortress.co/trial.html

Need Help?

The functionality discussed in this post, and so much more, are available via the SOCFortress platform. Let SOCFortress help you and your team keep your infrastructure secure.

Website: https://www.socfortress.co/

Platform Demo: https://www.socfortress.co/demo_access.html

Support: https://servicedesk.socfortress.co/help/2979687893

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