Installation of Cnode


Requirements

Cnode was tested under Ubuntu version 16.04, 18.04 and Centos 7. Minimum Memory on a computer/virtual machine for installation of Cnode should be not less than 4GB (8GB and high recommended), Hard disk not less 20GB. Also this computer should be reachable for remote components of the solution via hostname (see file /etc/hosts or DNS service). Next TCP/UDP ports should be open for interaction between solution components and users:

port

application

type

22

SSH

admin

443

SSL

web

4848

Payara AS

admin ui

8443

MISP

admin ui

61617

ActiveMQ

altprobe


Installation

  • Download installation files

git clone https://github.com/alertflex/cnode.git
cd cnode
  • Fill in project-specific parameters in file env.sh, as an example you can use file example_env.sh

  • Start installation

chmod u+x install_ubuntu.sh
./install_ubuntu.sh
  • After finished the installation, reboot system


Post-installation

  • Open the landing page of the Cnode by typing hostname/IP address in a browser. Via a menu of the page, you can get access to Alertflex web console or admin consoles of ActiveMQ, MISP, Payara AS. For login to Alertflex console use default user admin, password was set in env.sh file.

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  • The Alertflex management console is provided as a binary/executable file. Before starting to use the Management console you need to confirm the EULA (end-user license agreement). For this, please, open the “Settings/Project/Scope” panel, read EULA and select enable checkboxes.

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  • In Alertflex console select “Settings/Project/Parameters” and download SSL certificate for Alertlex collector (altprobe).

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  • Check parameter Project-ref, it also will be required during the installation of Alertflex collector.

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  • For enabling of MISP feeds, login to MISP admin console via landing/main page (default user admin@admin.test, password admin).

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  • In Alertflex console open “Settings/Integrations/MISP” panel and select checkbox “Enable IOC check”

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  • Reboot Linux system or restart Payara server (see paragraph Troubleshooting in section “Configuration of Cnode”, how to restart Payara AS)

  • Now, Cnode should be ready for service and you can start the installation of collectors (altprobe)