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Forcepoint : Deploy the SMC on AWS | Part II

In the first Howto Forcepoint : Deploy the SMC on AWS | Part I, we implement all prerequisites
In the second part, we install all the components needed : the SMC & the Log Server, After what, we’ll do the configuration, in the third blog post.

2 / Installation

We now have all our prerequisites. We can start to install all the components. First you’ve to connect yourself to the Jump server, Upload your SSH certificate on the rebound gateway also.

2.1 / SMC Installation

Connect to your instance throw the Jump Server:

Download the SMC installer from the Forcepoint Website

Unpack it & start the installation

  • Select the language for the installation, then click OK
  • Read the information on the Introduction page, then click Next.
  • Select I accept the terms of the License Agreement, then click Next
  • Select where to install the SMC, then click Next.
  • Read the instructions about the hosts file, make any necessary configuration changes, then click Next.
  • Select where to create shortcuts, then click Next
  • Select the installation type “Custom“, then click Next.
    • Choose the following components :
  • The installation Start. Enter the following parameters :

At the end of the installation you should see :

2.2 / Log Server Installation

Connect to your instance throw the Jump Server:

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Download the SMC installer from the Forcepoint Website

Unpack it & start the installation

  • Select the language for the installation, then click OK
  • Read the information on the Introduction page, then click Next.
  • Select I accept the terms of the License Agreement, then click Next
  • Select where to install the SMC, then click Next.
  • Read the instructions about the hosts file, make any necessary configuration changes, then click Next.
  • Select where to create shortcuts, then click Next
  • Select the installation type “Custom“, then click Next.
    • Choose the following components :

When the installation Start. Enter the following parameters :

Once the installation is done, you’ve to certify the log server by contacting the SMC :

Then, start the log server :

Everything is installed and ready to run !

You can now jump to the next & final Howto : Deploy the SMC on AWS | Part III

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