During initial setup of the Celona Edge Appliance use the local edge manager web ui to configure;
DHCP/Static IP Mode
Limited troubleshooting is also available from this interface.
Power up and connect the Celona Edge Appliance to your network, the image below details which ports to use for each model.
Celona Edge Express
Celona Edge Enterprise
The data port should be connected to a gigabit trunk port on your switch, connect the management port directly to your laptop for initial configuration.
Set a static IP address on your laptop of 192.168.1.100, with a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0.
Connect to the Local Management UI via your web browser.
It is strongly recommended to change this password on first use. Select 'Change Password from the left hand menu to proceed.
IP Address Configuration
Configure Static or DHCP mode for the data connection to your LAN by selecting the 'Network Configuration' menu item.
For DHCP mode ensure the checkbox is marked and submit. We recommended that Celona Edge Appliance receives a reserved IP address.
Uncheck DHCP mode to enter your static IP address, subnet, gateway and dns.
Hostname must be lower case.
Management IP configures the address of the management interface.
Celona Support may request you to access the 'Troubleshooting' section in the Local Edge Manager.
Next up we'll learn about High Availability options for Celona Edge in this article in the series.