Chapter 1. Introduction

This document is intended as a guide to writing additional modules for the Guardian Digital WebTool, a component of EnGarde Secure Linux. It will detail the WebTool API, the components of WebTool modules, and how to create a new module for the WebTool.

1.1. About the Guardian Digital WebTool

The Guardian Digital WebTool is a web based application that is the main interface used to configure and administer an EnGarde Secure Linux system. It runs as a service on an EnGarde system and is accessed through a standard web browser using the HTTPS protocol on port 1023.