MyDLP Installation on Ubuntu


This document describes how to install MyDLP into a previously installed Ubuntu Server.


Installing MyDLP into a previous installed Ubuntu Server requires only a proper internet connection.


It is actually pretty easy to install MyDLP on Ubuntu Server.

First add to /etc/apt/sources.list ;

deb lucid/

or for daily builds;

deb lucid/


Then, call aptitude to update itself and install MyDLP;

sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install mydlp mydlp-web-ep


Note: If you want to install SSL-enabled Squid packages, squid3-ssl could be added to above command.

Now, we have completed installation of MyDLP Appliance. But, MyDLP is known to be easy, simple and open. One of the reasons which make MyDLP easy and simple is its Web User Interface. In order to access Web UI, it should be configured.

Warning: In this document, it is assumed that there is a MySQL server running and have an administrator user named root with no password. If not, at this point, we should manually import /usr/share/mydlp/schema/mydlp.sql, edit /etc/mydlp/ and /etc/mydlp/mydlp-production.config according to our MySQL database configuration.

Enter https://YOURIPADDRESS to your browser, for example in this case .

Provide your name, e-mail and password. Then, click submit. E-mail address and password you have provided will be used as username-password for admin panel.

That's all... Now, you can access and configure MyDLP via MyDLP Web UI.

Note: In this document, only installation of MyDLP has been described. You should continue with Squid 3.x ICAP configuration for MyDLP and Postfix Content Filter configuration for MyDLP documents, in order to enable filtering on web and mail traffic.