ZenPacks

Enterprise Security ZenPack

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

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

PrerequisiteRestriction
ProductZenoss platform 4.x, Zenoss 2.5 or higher
Required ZenPacksZenPacks.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

Commercial

This ZenPack is developed and supported by Zenoss Inc. Commercial ZenPacks are available to Zenoss commercial customers only. Contact Zenoss to request more information regarding this or any other ZenPacks. Click here to view all available Zenoss Commercial ZenPacks.

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