Configure Network Access task

Procedure for configuring network access as part of XClarity Administrator initial setup.

  1. In the Initial Setup window, click Configure Network Access.

    The Edit Network Access window displays.

    Figure 1. Edit Network Access window
    Screenshot of Edit Network Access window
  2. On the Edit Network Access page with the IP Settings tab visible, verify that the correct IPv4 parameters display in the IP address, Network Mask, and Gateway fields.
  3. Go to the Internet/DNS Settings tab and verify that the DNS Server(s) were entered correctly.
  4. On the same page, enter LXCA in the Host name field, as shown in the following illustration.
    Figure 2. Internet/DNS Settings tab
    Screenshot of the Internet/DNS Settings tab in the Edit Network Access window
  5. Click Save Internet/DNS Settings, then click Save in the confirmation window , and then click Close in the Internet/DNS Settings window. You return to the Internet/DNS Settings tab of the Edit Network Access page.
  6. Click the IP Settings tab of the Edit Network Access page.
  7. Under the IPv6 column heading, select Disable IPv6 in the dropdown list. Click Close to dismiss the pop-up window, and then click Save IP Settings.
    Figure 3. Disabling IPv6 settings
    Screenshot of Disable IPv6 setting
  8. Click Save in the confirmation pop-up window.
  9. A window appears prompting you to restart the management server to apply these changes. Click Restart and then click Close in the confirmation window that displays.
    Figure 4. Saving IP Settings tab changes
    Screenshot of saving IP Settings tab changes confirmation window
  10. Wait for the management server to restart, approximately three minutes. During this time, a pop-up window displays that reads “The connection to the management server was lost. A connection to the server could not be established.” This message is normal when restarting the management server and can be ignored. When this pop-up displays, click Close.
  11. If necessary, refresh the browser to return to the XClarity Administrator sign-in page, then sign in using the primary supervisor account created earlier.
    The Initial Setup page displays, this time with the first three tasks checked.
    Figure 5. Initial Setup page with completed tasks checked
    Screenshot of the Initial Setup page with completed tasks checked
Proceed to the Configure Date and Time Preferences task.