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Warning

Before you install the Armor Anywhere agent, you must remove any previously installed anti-virus software, such as Trend Micro, McAfee, etc. Afterwards, you must reboot your system. 

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Step 1: Open the Account Signup email

  1. In the email from Armor, click the link.
    • You will be redirected to enter your account security information, including payment information.
      • If you already coordinated your payment process with Armor, then you will not see the payment screen.

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Step 
2: Complete your security information

In this step, you will add your phone number to your account. This phone number will be used for multi-factor authentication. To complete the account signup process and to log into AMP, you must be near this phone number.

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If you already coordinated with Armor to pay with a check, then you will be redirected to Armor Management Portal (AMP) login screen..

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Step 3: Complete your payment information

  1. In Currency, select your currency.
  2. (Optional) If your business is tax exempt, select I'm tax exempt.
    • In Tax Exempt ID, enter a valid tax exempt ID.
  3. For Payment Method, mark the desired payment (credit card or bank account):

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You will be redirected to Armor Management Portal (AMP) login screen.

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Step 
4: Locate the Armor Anywhere agent

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Note

For Amazon Web Services users who:

  • Use Elastic Beanstalk to run their instance's applications, and
  • Run Windows 2012 R2,

Review the following example to understand how to install the Anywhere agent. Afterwards, you can skip to the Test your connection step.

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files:
  "c:\\Windows\\Temp\\armor-setup.exe":
    source: https://get.core.armor.com/latest/armor-setup.exe
commands:
  armoragentinstall:
    test: if not exist 'c:\\.armor\\opt\\armor.exe' exit 0
    command: c:\\Windows\\Temp\\armor-setup.exe /verysilent /license=AAAA1-A11AA-AA1AA-AAAAA-1AAAA
    ignoreErrors: false
    waitAfterCompletion: 5
Tip

You must replace AAAA1-A11AA-AA1AA-AAAAA-1AAA with your specific license key.

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Step 5: Download and install the Armor Anywhere agent

There are three types of scripts that you can use to install the agent. 

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Note

In the above scripts, replace AAAA1-A11AA-AA1AA-AAAAA-1AAA with your specific license key.

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Step 6: Test your connection

After you install the agent, Armor recommends that you test the connection for each configured firewall rule.

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Tip

The following example tests connectivity to api.armor.com over 443/tcp:

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telnet 146.88.106.210 443


For Windows systems without the telnet feature installed, you can also use PowerShell:

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new-object System.Net.Sockets.TcpClient('146.88.106.210', 443)

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Step 7: Review the status of the Armor Anywhere agent 

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Step 8: Configure your notification preferences

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Armor recommends that you configure your account to receive notifications forAccount, Billing, and Technical events.

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  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the top, right corner, click the vertical ellipses.
  2. Click Settings
  3. Click Notification Preferences.
  4. Use the slider to make your desired changes. 
    • Select Alert to receive notifications in the top bar in the Armor Management Portal (AMP). 
    • Select Email to receive notifications through email. 
    • You can select both notification options.
  5. Click Update Notification Preference to save your changes. 

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Step 9: Create a role and add permissions

Note

For Account Administrators only.

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Step 10: (For Account Administrators) Create a user and assign a role

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Note

Repeat Step 10: Create a user and assign a role for every user you want to invite.




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