Installing a Virtual Honeywall using VMware

By | January 7, 2005

The Honeywall CDROM makes the implementation of a GenII Honeynet Gateway easier. Furthermore, if it is installed on a virtual machine, it will also include the many advantages that a virtual machine environment offers. This paper therefore, explains how to go about configuring VMware to deploy a Honeywall.

VMware is virtualization software that allows the running of multiple operating systems at the same time on Intel x86 architectures. It was and is developed by VMware Inc. and it has three product lines, namely Workstation, GSX, and ESX. We will be using Workstation.

Several tools included in the CD are only available for GNU/Linux platforms. One of the advantages of using VMware is that it permits the implementation of the Honeywall under any operating system supported by this program.

Download the paper in PDF format here.

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