Launch of EnGarde Linux Community

August 7th, 2007 – ALLENDALE, NJ - Guardian Digital is happy to announce the release of EnGarde Secure Community 3.0.16 (Version 3.0, Release 16). This release includes many updated packages and bug fixes, some feature enhancements to Guardian Digital WebTool and the SELinux policy, and a few new features. They include completely new support for virtual machines (KVM), a new, quick download process, improvements to the navigation interface and more.

In distribution since 2001, the Community version of Guardian Digital’s commercial portfolio has been a staple for security enthusiasts, administrators and organizations for almost a decade. As one of the very first security-centered platforms based completely on Open Source, EnGarde has been engineered explicitly for protection and security, while providing the ability to build a complete Internet presence. Utilizing robust SELinux policies, intrusion detection, Web & email content filtering, DNS and more, EnGarde has become an integral component in some of the world's largest organizations.

# EnGarde Secure Linux Community – Main Portal
http://www.engardelinux.org/

# EnGarde Community – Direct Download
http://www.engardelinux.org/modules/download/

Overview of new features:

* EnGarde Secure Linux now has support for KVM, the Kernel-based Virtual Machine. KVM utilizes the Intel VT and AMD-V processor extensions to provide a very fast virtualization environment using QEMU. More information on KVM may be found at kvm.qumranet.com.

Check out new documentation by Eckersid Silapaswang, one of our engineers. He has documented how to use this new KVM functionality in the EnGarde Secure Linux Wiki. Users are encouraged to download sample images and, using the wiki article, evaluate KVM for themselves.

http://wiki.engardelinux.org/index.php/HOWTO:Using_KVM

* Downloading EnGarde Secure Linux just became a whole lot easier!

For convenience, there is no need to register before downloading EnGarde Secure Linux. Users can now create a GDSN Account after installing EnGarde, during their initial configuration. This eliminates any confusion and inefficiencies in getting the server up and running.

* Limited support for the new ext4 filesystem. This is not intended for use in a production environment -- it's being provided simply for evaluation purposes.

* Updated PCI tables and hardware detection system, which allows for much better detection of more recent hardware.

* Numerous new packages, improvements and new stable versions.

Further Information
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# EnGarde Secure Linux Community Forum
http://www.engardelinux.org/forums/

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