After a very valuable round of testing and feedback from the community we are pleased to announce the SELKS 4 RC1 availability.
SELKS is both Live and installable Network Security Management ISO based on Debian implementing and focusing on a complete and ready to use Suricata IDS/IPS ecosystem with its own graphic rule manager. Stamus Networks is a proud member of the Open Source community and SELKS is released under GPLv3 license.
This is a the release candidate of a new major branch with an updated storage visualization stack and latest Suricata.
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To download SELKS4-RC1:
Usage and logon credentials (OS and web management user)
selks-user(password in Live mode is
The default root password is
To remotely access the web management interface :
To upgrade your existing SELKS 3 to SELKS 4 preview, please refer to SELKS-3.0-to-SELKS-4.0-upgrades wiki page.
It is recommended to follow the onscreen instructions and if needed answer “yes” to all changes. At the end of the upgrade you will be asked to enter the interface that you will use for IDS/sniffing. Please enter (eth0 for example) the interface name and reboot when the script is done.
To create your own SELKS 4 preview ISO (if your host OS is Jessie):
git clone https://github.com/StamusNetworks/SELKS.git
git checkout SELKS4-dev
cd /usr/share/live/build/data/debian-cd/ && ln -s squeeze stretch
It will take probably 30-40 min and you should end up with the SELKS.iso under the Stamus-Live-Build folder.
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While this test upgrade/installation has been verified and tested and aims at upgrading your current SELKS 3.0 to SELKS 4.0RC1 please make sure you try it in your test/QA set up first and give us any feedback.