The Journal Of A Linux Sysadmin

EnGarde Secure Community 3.0.18 Released

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Guardian Digital released yesterday, December 4, 2007 the latest version of their security targeted distribution: EnGarde Secure Community 3.0.18 (Version 3.0, Release 18). ISOs for i686 and x86_64 are available for direct download and also as torrent images. The download size is very small ~570 MB but it includes all the necessary tools to run a secure standalone or application server.

Changes in 3.0.18 include among others:

  • New Guardian Digital Health Center for proactive hardware monitoring
  • FwkNop and PSAD Tools for new levels of Security (featured in the the new Linux Firewalls book by Michael Rash)
  • New stress-kernel package with a new stress testing suite
  • Several new packages such as drbd (8.2.1), dsniff (2.3), psad (2.1), quota (3.15), sdparm (1.02), stress-kernel (3.0).
  • The latest stable versions of MySQL (5.0.45), asterisk (1.4.14), kernel (2.6.23), openswan (2.4.10), samba (3.0.27a), syslog-ng (2.0.5), webtool (3.18), etc.
  • Numerous fixes and features enhancements

A full list of changes in this release can be found here.

To download EnGarde Secure Linux Community 3.0.18 go here.