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Secure Mobile Access 8200v Getting Started Guide

Configuring Settings in AMC

After configuring the IP address and default route settings on the SMA 8200v console, the next steps are to change the admin password and configure host name, network, and time settings in the Appliance Management Console (AMC).

The first time you access AMC, the Setup Wizard runs automatically to guide you through the process of initial setup.

To run the Setup Wizard for the SMA 8200v:
1
In a browser, enter the URL of the SMA 8200v, for example: https://<IP address>:8443.
The Setup Wizard Welcome screen appears.

2
Click Next for the License Agreement screen.

3
Select the I accept the terms of the license agreement option.
4
Click Next for the Basic Settings screen.

5
Under Administrator password, enter the password you want for the admin account and confirm it.
 
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NOTE: Be sure to save or write this password down in a secure location, as it is encrypted and is difficult to recover if you forget it.
6
Under Date and time, select the appropriate time zone from the Time Zone menu.
7
Click Next for the Network Settings screen.

8
Enter a descriptive name for your SMA 8200v in the Appliance name field.
9
If this SMA 8200v is accessible only from within your local network, do the following steps:
a
Select the Single interface option.
b
Enter the Internal Interface IP address and Subnet mask.
10
If this SMA 8200v is accessible from outside your local network, do the following steps:
a
Select the Dual interfaces option.
b
Enter the Internal Interface IP address and Subnet mask.
c
Enter the External Interface IP address and Subnet mask.
11
Click Next for the Routing screen.

12
If you selected the Single interface option on the Network Settings screen, do the following steps:
a
From the Routing mode menu, select Default gateway.
b
In the Default gateway IP address field, enter the gateway IP address.
13
If you selected the Dual interfaces option on the Network Settings screen, do the following steps:
a
From the Routing mode menu, select Dual gateway.
b
In the Internal gateway IP address field, enter internal gateway IP address.
c
In the External gateway IP address field, enter external gateway IP address.
14
Click Next for the Name Resolution screen.

15
Enter your domain in the Default domain field.
16
Enter the IP address of the primary DNS server into the DNS Server field.
17
Click Next for the User Access screen.

18
If you want to provision the OnDemand Tunnel access agent for full network access, select the Enable full network access using OnDemand Tunnel check box.
19
Enter the NAT IP address in the NAT address for network tunnel traffic field.
20
Under Access Policy, select one of the following options:
Allow authenticated users access to all defined resources

This option automatically creates rules for user access to backend resources as you add users in AMC.

Allow authenticated users access to the entire network

This option automatically creates rules for user access to the entire network protected by the SMA 8200v.

Initially deny all access

This option creates rules that deny access. You can define access rules for specific resources in AMC.

21
Click Next for the Completion screen.

22
Review the settings to make sure they are defined correctly.
23
To change anything, click the Back button.
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To apply the settings, click Finish.

The SMA 8200v applies the changes and restarts, which causes you to lose your current connection. A progress bar is displayed while the settings are being applied. This process may take several minutes.

25
After restarting, type admin in the Username field.

26
Enter the Password that you set in Step 5.
27
Click Login.