I have downloaded Cloud Security but I'm not sure which version to install?

Topic

This article explains the differences between the Cloud Security versions allowing you to ensure the correct version is deployed in your environment.

 

Environment

  • Cloud Security for Hyper-V
  • Cloud Security for SDNv2

 

Instructions

When you launch Cloud Security you will be presented with two options as shown below:

It is essential the correct option is selected for your environment.

 

Cloud Security for Hyper-V

This should be used in a 'classic' Hyper-V environment where the extensible Hyper-V switch is used. You can find more information on this version and the prerequisites via the following links:

5nine Cloud Security for Hyper-V Prerequisites

Cloud Security for Hyper-V Getting Started Guide

 

Cloud Security for SDNv2

In an SDNv2 environment filtering occurs on the Virtual Router (Network Virtual Appliance) which all VM traffic passes through. If you do not have Virtual Routers it is likely you are running a classic Hyper-V environment. You can find more information on this version and the prerequisites via the following links:

5nine Cloud Security for SDNv2 Prerequisites

Cloud Security for SDNv2 Getting Started Guide

 

 

 

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