Python connector for Shadow Daemon web application firewall
Shadow Daemon is a collection of tools to detect, protocol and prevent attacks on web applications. Technically speaking, Shadow Daemon is a web application firewall that intercepts requests and filters out malicious parameters. It is a modular system that separates web application, analysis and interface to increase security, flexibility and expandability.
This component can be used to connect Python applications with the background server.
For the full documentation please refer to shadowd.zecure.org.
You can install the package with easy_install or pip:
easy_install swd pip install swd
It is also possible to clone this repository and install the package manually:
python setup.py install
You also have to create a configuration file. You can copy misc/examples/connectors.ini to /etc/shadowd/connectors.ini. The example configuration is annotated and should be self-explanatory.
To protect CGI applications you simply have to load the module: