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In this article, you’ll find a step-by-step guide on how to get started with senhasegura.


Getting started

Once you've fulfilled the requirements above, you can initiate the installation process by following these five steps:

Step 1: Choose your appliance type

Begin the installation process by selecting the appliance type that best suits your needs. senhasegura provides two options:

  1. Virtual Appliance: if you choose the Virtual Appliance, download the appropriate version for your virtualization tool or cloud provider.
  2. Crypto Appliance (Physical Appliance): for the physical appliance, refer to the Crypto Appliance First Steps and Crypto Settings articles to guide you through the configuration process.

Step 2: Configure senhasegura via CLI

In this step, you'll configure the network and hostname using the SSH Administrative user. If needed, follow the instructions in the How to Access an SSH Admin Session into the senhasegura Platform article.

Step 3: Configure senhasegura Web

Using the Web Administrative user, complete the following tasks:

  1. Activate the License and Affinity Portal​.
  2. Accept the EULA.
  3. Complete the Wizard steps.
  4. Set up Backup procedures.
  5. Master Key ceremony.

Step 4: Update senhasegura

For instructions on how to update senhasegura, refer to the Update senhasegura article.

Step 5: Data replication (applicable to two or more members)


Skip this step if you’re using a standalone architecture.

If you’re implementing data replication, you’ll have to configure a cluster. Test the replication by performing a Disaster Recovery test called Active-Passive.

Do you still have questions? Reach out to the senhasegura Community.


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