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Starting/Halting SecurityCenter

When SecurityCenter is installed, the required services are started by default. To display the status of SecurityCenter services, enter the following command as the root user on the SecurityCenter server:

# service SecurityCenter status

If SecurityCenter services are running, the following message will be displayed:

SecurityCenter (Jobd.php httpd) is running...

Otherwise, the message will state SecurityCenter is stopped.

To start SecurityCenter, enter the following command:

# service SecurityCenter start

To halt SecurityCenter, enter the following command:

# service SecurityCenter stop

To restart SecurityCenter, enter the following command:

# service SecurityCenter restart

Launch SecurityCenter Interface

To launch SecurityCenter's interface, bring up a supported web browser on a system that has access to the SecurityCenter’s network address space and enter the URL in the following format using SecurityCenter’s IPv4 or IPv6 address or hostname:


Note: The SecurityCenter web interface is available using a secure web connection (https). SecurityCenter does not listen on port 80. TLS 1.0 must be enabled by the browser in order to complete the secure connection to SecurityCenter.

The dashboard is the first screen displayed when you log in to the SecurityCenter user interface. As an administrator, it displays scanner, repository, LCE, and plugin data through predefined components. The Dashboard can also be displayed by selecting “Dashboard” from the “Dashboard” tab. There are two options from the switch dashboard drop-down menu: “Overview” and “LCE Overview”. The Overview page contains a Scanner Status table, a Repository Statistics table, and a table containing the latest plugin feed updates. The System Status section of the dashboard is interactive. The Job Daemon’s status is displayed and may be started or stopped by clicking the appropriate link. The LCE Overview page lists the LCE servers and the status of clients attached to the LCE server (up to 1,000 clients displayed).

As an Organizational User, the dashboard displays various components displaying information as configured by the user. Available from the "Dashboard" tab, selecting "Dashboard" will return you to the default dashboard and selecting "Assurance Report Card" (ARC) will dispaly the ARC page.

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