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Configuring the System Identity

To configure the system identity:

  1. In the J-Web user interface, select Configure > System Properties > System Identity.

    Note: After you make changes to the configuration in this window, you must commit the changes immediately for them to take effect. To commit all changes to the active configuration, select Commit Options > Commit. See Using the Commit Options to Commit Configuration Changes (J-Web Procedure) for details about all commit options.

  2. Click Edit. The Edit System Identity dialog box appears.
  3. In the Hostname box, enter a hostname for the device.
  4. In the Domain name box, enter the network or subnetwork to which the device belongs.
  5. In the Root password and Confirm password boxes, enter a password for the “root” user and verify your entry.

    Note: After you have defined a root password, that password is required when you log in to the J-Web user interface or the CLI.

  6. To configure the DNS server settings, choose one of the following options:
  7. To configure the DNS hostname settings, choose one of the following options:
  8. Click OK to save the configuration or Cancel to clear it.

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