Working with DataSecurity Plus

Starting DataSecurity Plus

DataSecurity Plus can be started either in the system account (when run as service) or in user account (when run as application).

When DataSecurity Plus is installed as a Service

Installing DataSecurity Plus as a service allows it to be started from the system account.

To start DataSecurity Plus service:

Click on Start --> Control Panel --> Administrative Tools --> Services --> Start the Service 'ManageEngine DataSecurity Plus'

When DataSecurity Plus is not installed as a Service

In this case, DataSecurity Plus can only be started in the user account

To start the product:

Select Start --> Programs --> DataSecurity Plus --> Start DataSecurity Plus

On starting DataSecurity Plus, the client is automatically launched in the default browser.

When DataSecurity Plus is started in Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2machines with firewall enabled, Windows may pop up security alerts asking whether to block or unblock the following programs as shown in the images below:

You should Unblock these programs to start DataSecurity Plus.


Launching DataSecurity Plus Client

  1. Open a Web browser and type http://hostname:8800 in the address bar. Here the hostname refers to the DNS name of the machine, where DataSecurity Plus is running.

  2. Specify the user name and password as admin (for first time users) in the respective fields and click Login. If you have changed the password, you should use the changed password to login.

Stopping DataSecurity Plus

To stop DataSecurity Plus, select Start --> Programs --> DataSecurity Plus--> Stop DataSecurity Plus