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Secure Orion environment with additional web server

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Created by Malik Haider, last modified by Malik Haider on Jun 24, 2017

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In this article you will learn another strong reason why you should have installed Orion Additional Web server application within your environment and how to secure Orion environment with Orion additional web server. 



  • All NPM Core versions 


Unsecured environment directly exposing NPM server for WAN  

In most networks, Orion NPM server is directly exposed to the WAN users through opening firewall ports / Or through VPN users to access the LAN environment . This is highly unsecured version of installation where you compromising the Orion server through the directly exposing the LAN network for outside unsecured browsing . 



Secured WAN access to Orion web console through DMZ  

You can install Additional Web Server within the DMZ and route the WAN browsing traffic through DMZ in order to maintain security for WAN users. 





  • For LAN users, you can access the Orion website from both servers so there will not be any issue while you have the web server placed for WAN users .  
  • Orion Additional Web Server will be talking directly to the Orion Database. It will also help to reduce the load from the primary Orion NPM server and will improve browsing performance for the LAN users as well while providing security for your network . 
  • Please Note: Installation of Additional Web Server on Additional Polling Engine is not supported . You must have to have a dedicated server for AWS


For more information see Orion Scalability Engines.


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