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    Configuring General Network Settings (NSM Procedure)

    Configuring general network settings in NSM enables you to view the status of the system ports, specifies a host name for the Secure Access device, and configures DNS name resolution, Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) server, and master browser settings for the Secure Access device.

    To configure general network settings:

    1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Secure Access device for which you want to configure general network settings.
    2. Click the Configuration tab, and select System > Network Settings > Overview tab. The corresponding workspace appears.
    3. Add or modify settings as specified inTable 1.
    4. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modification.

    Table 1: Configuring General Network Settings Details

    OptionFunctionYour Action
    General Settings tab

    Hostname for network identity

    Specifies the fully-qualified host name of the Secure Access device for network identity.

    Enter the name of the Secure Access device.

    Note: You can enter upto maximum of 30 characters as host name.

    Primary DNS

    Specifies the primary DNS IP address.

    Enter the primary DNS IP address.

    Secondary DNS

    Specifies the secondary DNS IP address.

    Enter the primary DNS IP address.

    New DNS Domain(s)

    Allows you to specify the default DNS domain name for the individual Secure Access device appliance.

    Enter a comma delimited list of DNS domains; The Secure Access device searches for them in the order that they are listed.

    WINS

    Allows you to specify the name or IP address of a local or remote Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) server that you use to associate workstation names and locations with IP addresses (if applicable).

    Enter the name or IP address of a local or remote WINS.

    Windows networking tab

    Enable network discovery (allows detection of Windows share folders)

    Enables the Secure Access device to discover shared Windows folders.

    Select Windows networking tab > Enable network discovery (allows detection of Windows share folders) to enable this option.

    Master Browsers > Name

    Allows you to select a WINS server, domain controller, or other server within the Secure Access device domain that responds to NETBIOS calls and associates workstation names and locations with IP addresses (if applicable).

    Enter the master browser name.

    Published: 2013-01-03