Lucy can be installed on premise or in the internet.
Reasons for installing on an external server in the internet are:
Reasons for installing LUCY on premises are:
Download: If you have decided to do an on premise installation you will first need to download LUCY from our webpage. Please choose one of our installers or images:
If you require a different format (e.g. ovf), search for the according converter (e.g. search for “convert ova to ovf”). All downloads are automatically treated as a community edition.
License: For testing purposes please send us the workstation ID (http://www.lucysecurity.com/PS/doc/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=how_to_activate_lucy&s=#where_to_find_the_workstation_id). This will allows us to issue you a test license. If you want to directly purchase LUCY please consult this article.
Where to place LUCY in an onsite installation? You can place LUCY in the intranet or within a secured zone (DMZ). If you setup LUCY within the intranet you will have to consider the following challenges:
If you setup LUCY in a DMZ, you could as well consider using a LUCY instance only as a reverse proxy in the secured zone, and install the main application within the intranet as a “master instance”. This configuration is described here. Other than that, the challenges in a DMZ installation are the same as the ones described in the intranet installation above.
When you download and boot the VMware Image, all software components are integrated in that image. There is no need to install any additional software. All components (DB, mail server, web server etc,) are bundles within the VMware images and controlled by the internal LUCY software, which runs transparently in the background. The updating of those components is also done within the LUCY software through internal processes, which are not visible to the end user.