Modifying the Basic Configuration for Security Devices
You can use the Basic Setup section on the Modify Configuration page to modify the basic configuration for a device. You can modify settings related to hostname and device name, system time, basic protocols, users, DNS, and SNMP.
Refer to the Junos OS documentation (available at https://www.juniper.net/documentation/en_US/release-independent/junos/information-products/pathway-pages/junos/product/) for a particular release and device. There you can find detailed information on the configuration parameters for that device.
To modify the basic configuration:
- Select Devices > Security Devices.
The Security Devices page appears.
- Select the devices whose configuration you want to modify.
- From the More or right-click menu, select Configuration
> Modify Configuration.
The Modify Configuration page appears with the Basic Setup section selected by default.
- Modify the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
- After modifying the configuration, you can cancel the changes, save the changes, preview the changes, or save the changes and deploy the configuration on the device. See Modifying the Configuration of Security Devices.
Table 1: Basic Setup
Modify the hostname of the device.
Modify the name of domain in which the device is located.
System Time Setting
Select the local time zone in which the device is located.
Existing NTP servers are displayed in a table with the server name, authentication key, NTP server version, and whether the server is preferred (True) or not (False). You can perform the following actions:
FTP File Transfers
Select this check box to allow FTP file transfers to and from the device.
Select this check box to allow SSH access to the device.
Select this check box to allow telnet access to the device.
Existing users are displayed in a table with their username, full name, and login type. You can perform the following actions:
Existing DNS server IP addresses are displayed in a table. You can perform the following actions:
Specify the location where the device is physically located.
Existing SNMP communities are displayed in a table with the name and authorization for each community. You can perform the following actions:
Existing SNMP trap groups are displayed in a table with the name and category for each trap group. You can perform the following actions:
Table 2: Add NTP Server Settings
Specify the name or IP address of the remote NTP server.
Specify the key number used to encrypt authentication fields in all packets sent to the NTP server.
Specify the version number used in outgoing NTP server packets.
Specify the NTP server as the preferred server if you configured more than one.
Table 3: Add User Settings
Select Root to add the user to the root device and select LSYS to add the user to the logical system device.
Select a logical system device for which the user will have access.
Note: This field will be displayed only if you have selected user type as LSYS.
Enter the username of the user (up to 64 characters) on the device.
Enter a user ID, which is a numeric identifier that is associated with the username.
If you do not assign a user ID to a username, the system automatically assigns one when the configuration is pushed to the device.
Range: 100 through 64,000.
Enter the full name of the user on the device; all alphanumeric characters are allowed except colon (:).
Enter a password that is a minimum of six characters long and that must contain at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, one number, and one special character.
Re-enter the password for confirmation purposes.
Select the login type of the user, which defines the access privileges for a user. The following login types are available: