Use the Configure Networking page to configure network interface, host name, and Domain Name Service (DNS) settings for the appliance. Click Save to save changes.
Select whether the host name is provided automatically by DHCP. If you select No, type the desired host name in the text box provided.
Complete the DNS configuration for the appliance, including the following items:
Obtain DNS servers from DHCP? -- Select whether the DNS servers that the appliance should use are provided automatically by DHCP.
DNS servers -- If you select No to obtaining DNS servers from DHCP, speDevicefy one or more DNS servers in this field. Click Add server to add a new server entry, and click the "X" beside the entry to delete it. Modify the entry directly to change it.
Search domain -- Use this to designate one or more domains to search automatically during network interactions when the destination host is not speDevicefied with a fully qualified domain name. For example, if the appliance uses the search domain "example.com," and the appliance attempts to find "fs1," the appliance will search for "fs1.example.com." Include as many search domains as the appliance requires, separated by spaces and first-to-last in the order in which they should be searched.
Gateway -- Use this to designate the IP address of the gateway that the appliance uses to send network traffic outside of its local network segment.
The Network Interfaces part of Configure Networking lists each network interface and its corresponding MAC address. The first interface is typically "eth0" for the first ethernet interface. Each section includes the following configurable fields:
Obtain device configuration from DHCP? -- Select whether this interface should obtain its settings automatically by DHCP. If you select No, complete the IP address, Netmask, and Gateway text boxes with static entries.
IP address -- Use this to designate a valid IP address for the network interface.
Netmask -- Use this to provide the network mask for the network segment on which the interface resides.
Gateway -- Use this to provide the gateway for the network segment on which the interface resides.
The FireScope Unify appliance has a secondary interface specifically for administering the appliance itself.
Follow these steps to change the Admin password for the FireScope Appliance Configuration interface.Changing the Admin Password
This article walks you step by step through changing the Admin user's password in FireScope BSMChecking Appliance Status
The Appliance Status page displays a summary of information about the appliance and its administration.Configure FireScope for Active Directory User Authentication
Configure FireScope to use Active Directory for user authentication.Configuring Backup of Your FireScope Appliance
Use the Backup Settings tab in the Back Up and Restore task to configure the schedule and location for appliance backups. Click Save to save any changes made to this configuration.Configuring FireScope to Use a Proxy Server
Use the following steps to configure your FireScope Appliance to use an HTTP proxy server.How to View FireScope Appliance Logs
The Appliance Logs page provides a window to view portions of log files on the appliance or to download the entire selected log. Use these logs to monitor appliance health, troubleshoot errors, and provide information for support personnel.LDAP Authentication Configuration
FireScope has the ability to use Active Directory for user authentication. Once configured FireScope will forward authentication requests to Active Directory for verification. This allows users to login to the FireScope Unify Appliance using their Active Directory username and password.Scheduling a Reboot
The Schedule Reboot page can be used to schedule a reboot for the appliance, or it can be used to reboot or shut down the appliance. Only one future reboot can be scheduled at a time.Setting the Time Zone for Your FireScope Appliance
This article describes how to set the correct time zone and time synchronization settings for your FireScope Appliance.Updating Your FireScope Appliance
FireScope virtual and physical appliances include a fully configurable update feature that can automatically or manually download and install updates and new features.User Administration | Adding a User
Step by step article on how to add and update FireScope usersUser Administration | Deleting a User
Step by step article to show how to delete an existing userUsing the FireScope Appliance Data Collection Tool
The Collection Tool task is used to collect diagnostic information about the appliance and provide a downloadable file that can be submitted when requesting support on this appliance.Viewing and Applying Rollbacks
The View and Apply Rollbacks page is used to reverse appliance updates. The underlying structure of the appliance allows users to return appliance software to a previous state prior to a recent update performed on the Updates page.Viewing System Information About Your FireScope Appliance
The System Information page displays information about the appliance's hardware, disk usage, and installed software.
Your FireScope appliance has two Admin user accounts, one for the FireScope Unify interface and the other for the Appliance Configuration interface.
Want to learn more about configuring attributes for your Configuration Items? Then head on over to our Attribute Browser and get detailed information about parameters, usage and examples and more. Check it out
For step by step instructions on setting up Service Groups, managed Configuration Items and your service-levels, browse the FireScope Administration Guide.
After you've downloaded one of the FireScope agents, use this guide to install and extend the agent.