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Try the Workload Security demo

If you'd prefer, you can watch Try the Deep Security as a Service demo application on Youtube.

You can try out the Workload Security demo application to learn how to add a protected computer and explore the various protection modules.

  1. In the Workload Security console, go to Support > Deployment Scripts. For more information about deployment scripts, see Use deployment scripts to add and protect computers.

  2. Set the Platform to Linux Agent Deployment and the Security Policy to Base Policy > Demo.

  3. Copy the deployment script to your clipboard.

  4. Navigate to your AWS console and go to Services > Compute > EC2.

  5. Select Instances from the side-menu. Click Launch Instance.

  6. Select Ubuntu Server 18.04 from the list.

  7. In Choose an Instance Type, select t2.micro. Click Next: Configure Instance Details.

  8. In Configure Instance Details, choose a Network and Subnet that have public internet access.

  9. Open the Advanced Details pane and paste the deployment script.

  10. Under the deployment script, paste the following command:
    curl | sudo bash
    This will install and configure tomcat.

  11. It is not necessary to add storage or tags, so click through to the Configure Security Group page.

  12. Add an SSH rule and an HTTP rule and set the Source to My IP. This security group is the only thing blocking outside access to your instance until the Deep Security Agent is installed, which is why we highly recommend you only allow access from your IP address.

  13. Click Review and Launch.

  14. In the pop-up window, select Proceed without a key pair. Click Launch Instance.

  15. Click on the instance ID to navigate to the AWS console. Your instance and demo app will take about five minutes to launch and install.
    Once the instance is running and all the necessary checks are complete, you’re ready to explore the Workload Security console and Deep Security Agent!

  16. To view your new instance, open the Workload Security console and go to Computers. Your new instance should be displayed.

  17. To access the demo application, go back to the AWS Instance page, copy your Public DNS and enter the URL into a browser with /demo-app at the end.

  18. Trigger the security module of your choice.

  19. To view the security event, open the Workload Security console, go to Computers and double-click the demo computer.

  20. In the pop-up window, select the security module that you triggered, then navigate to the Events page of that module.

  21. If the event hasn't appeared, click Get Events. Double-click the event for more information.

Now you're ready to add an account of your own! For your next steps, see Getting started with Workload Security.