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    Enabling Remote Users to Access the C-Web Interface

    You can make the C-Web interface accessible to remote users through secure HTTP (HTTPS) or HTTP. You can configure access through the C-Web interface or by using the SRC CLI.

    Accessing the C-Web Interface Through Secure HTTP

    Before you configure access to the C-Web interface through HTTPS, obtain a digital security certificate on the system.

    See Digital Certificates Overview.

    To make the C-Web interface accessible to remote users through HTTPS:

    1. Click Configure, expand System>Services>Web Management, and then click HTTPS.

      The HTTP pane appears.

    2. Click Create.
    3. To configure HTTPS for an Ethernet port:
      1. Select the Ethernet port from the list.
      2. To configure a TCP port, type the value in the Port box, and click Apply.
    4. To configure HTTPS for an interface:
      1. Type a list of incoming network interfaces in the Interface box.
      2. To configure a TCP port, type the value in the Port box, and click Apply.

    Accessing the C-Web Interface Through HTTP

    Although you can configure access to the C-Web interface through HTTP rather than HTTPS, be aware of the following restrictions:

    • An HTTP connection is not secure. At login, the password is sent in clear text across the network and could be intercepted.
    • If you use the redirect server, you must change the port that the C-Web interface uses from the default port, 80. If the redirect server is enabled, and the C-Web interface is configured to use HTTP on port 80, the redirect server will intercept traffic destined for the C-Web interface.

    To make the C-Web interface accessible to remote users through HTTP:

    1. Click Configure, expand System>Services>Web Management, and then click HTTP.

      The HTTP pane appears.

    2. Click Create.
    3. To configure HTTP for an Ethernet port:
      1. Select the Ethernet port from the list.
      2. To configure a TCP port, type the value in the Port box, and click Apply.
    4. To configure HTTP for an interface:
      1. Type a list of incoming network interfaces in the Interface box.
      2. To configure a TCP port, type the value in the Port box, and click Apply.

    Published: 2014-12-10