We are happy to announce that a new version of SilverSHielD is available. The only significant change in this version is the ability to add entire networks and subnets (in the form 192.168.0.0/255.255.255.0) to the Tarpit.
If you have upgraded SilverSHielD from an old version (5.x or earlier) to the latest version you may see a “SQLite3 Error 8″ message when attempting to save the configuration through the management console, or to apply a new license code.
SilverSHielD provides two alternative methods for license activation behind a corporate firewall/proxy, or when the server is totally offline (private LAN with no Internet access).
If the Internet is accessible through a proxy, there is a specific configuration panel in the Management Console, as shown in the image below.
It is very important to understand how the max number of concurrent clients and the max number of concurrent connections per client settings work.
One pretty neat feature of SilverSHielD v6.0+ is the ability to relay user authentication to the underlying Windows system or to the Active Directory. This article shows how to effectively implement authentication for all users belonging to a certain AD group. Read more