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Step 1: Enable console access

  1. Login to Guardicore Centra and navigate to Administration > User Management > Users and then click + Add User.

  2. Fill in the fields as follows:

    • For Username type Expel.

    • Leave the Email Address field blank.

    • The Description field is optional. You can leave it blank if you want.

    • For Permission Scheme select Administrator.

    • Create a Temporary Password.


      Do NOT select "Enable 2-Step Verification."

      Do NOT select "Enable user to view passwords used in security incidents."

  3. Login to Guardicore Centra using the user credentials you just created and set a new Password. Make a note of the new password for later use.

Step 2: Connect your technology with Workbench

  1. In a new browser tab, login to https://workbench.expel.io/settings/security-devices?setupIntegration=guardicore.

  2. Fill in these fields:

    • For Name type Expel API Access.

    • For Location type the geographic location of the server (or "cloud" for cloud servers).

    • For Server type the server URL address.

    • For Username type the username you created in Step 1.

    • For Password type the new (not temporary) password you created in Step 1.