Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Security Onion ISO image now available!

I'm pleased to announce that Security Onion RC2 has been promoted to RELEASE status!

This release resolves the following issues:

Issue 814: Move to Ubuntu 14.04

Issue 739: Salt 2015.5.3

Issue 829: Apache reverse proxy /elsa-query to ELSA port 3154

Issue 824: securityonion-web-page: fix links to ELSA

Issue 810: securityonion-web-page: move SSH Logins query to Host Logs category

Issue 811: securityonion-tcpudpflow: add SMTP and RDP support

Issue 807: securityonion-elsa-extras: Remove NameVirtualHost to eliminate warning on apache restart

Issue 729: Setup: add option for pivot URL (no longer needed since Apache is proxying /elsa-query to ELSA port 3154)

Issue 821: Setup: fix domain name cancellation

Issue 822: Setup: remove alphanumeric password requirement

Issue 828: Setup: desktop shortcuts

Issue 790: sostat: remove snorby

Issue 830: soup: remove old linux kernels

Issue 815: NSM: add log directory creation to postinst

Issue 831: Snort Community Ruleset has moved

Issue 812: Bro 2.4.1

Issue 816: Snort needs liblzma

Issue 818: Suricata 3.0RC3

Issue 836: syslog-ng warning when restarting

Issue 838: Move downloads from SourceForge to Github

Release Notes
For more information about this release, please see:

Installation Guide
I've updated the Installation guide to reflect the download locations for the new ISO image:

As always, please remember to verify the checksum of the downloaded ISO image using the instructions in the Installation guide:

Existing Deployments
If you have existing installations of Security Onion 12.04, you can upgrade to 14.04:

We have online training classes starting next Monday that will use this new ISO image:

Commercial Support
Need commercial support?  Please see:

If you have any questions or problems, please use our security-onion mailing list:

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