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This guide is intended to assist new users with setting-up the BotGuard Traffic Cost Explorer.
The BotGuard Traffic Cost Explorer is provided as Virtual Appliance. This means that it’s a ready-to-use pre-configured virtual machine snapshot. All you need to do is import the image and customize the settings.
VirtualBox / VMWare
- Download the .ova format file
- Double-click the file to import it with VirtualBox or VMWare software:
- Wait a little while the virtual appliance is imported:
- Now the virtual appliance is ready and you can customize its settings. Perhaps, you might want to customize network settings:
Network Adapter 1 is used to access the web and management interface of the instance, so it should be connected to the internet and available locally. Network Adapter 2 is used to monitor mirrored web traffic, so it should be connected to the monitored servers network.
- After setting-up the network, start the machine:
Next, use a web browser to access the web interface to continue:
Please use default user name: botguard and password: botguard when logging-in the first time. We advise you change the default password soon after logging-in.
Configuring the appliance
Please protect the access to your new traffic monitoring system. Change the default password just after first login.