Checking network settings

To check if the cloud failover appliance (CFA) automatically configures its network settings to be available online instantly:

1. Turn the CFA on.

2. On another computer on the same network as the CFA, open an Internet browser, and go to the devices page.

• If the CFA is on the list, click its name or IP address to go to the Management Console. Skip the steps below, and start with the Quick Start Wizard.

• If the CFA is not on the list, you have to configure its network settings manually.

Configuring network settings manually

To configure the network settings of the CFA manually:

1. Connect a monitor and a keyboard to the CFA, and turn it on.

2. Log in to the Console Configuration Utility with the default credentials:

1. In the Login box, enter admin.

2. In the Password box, enter rvxd2d2d.

3. Select Login, and then press Enter.

3. Select Configure Networking, and then press Enter.

1. In the Short Name box, enter a name, by which the rest of your network devices will refer to the CFA.

It can contain only alphanumeric characters and a hyphen (for example, backup-1). Hyphen cannot be the first or the last character in the name.

2. In the Domain Name box, enter the name of your network domain.

It can contain only alphanumeric characters and a hyphen (for example, backup.your-domain.com). Hyphen cannot be the first or the last character in the name. It cannot contain two or more dots in a row.

3. In the Default Gateway box, enter the IP address of your router, and then save the changes.

4. Select Configure eth0, and then press Enter.

1. In the Configuration list, select Static.