Managing Networks in ETM Dashboard

Overview

ETM Dashboard enables you to group Edge Threat Management NG Firewall and Micro Edge appliances into a network. By grouping appliances you can obtain information specific to the collection of appliances in the Network. You can also apply a common set of WAN Routing Rules to all Micro Edge appliances that belong to the same Network.

Note: NG Firewall appliances require a complete subscription to add to a network.

Creating a Network

To create a Network:

  1. Click the Networks tab. The Networks screen shows a list of your Networks.
  2. Click Create Network.
  3. Select the NG Firewall and Micro Edge appliances to add to your Network.
  4. Click Next to review the summary of your Network.
  5. Click Create.

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Managing appliances in your Network

Your Networks appear in the Networks panel of the Networks screen. Select a Network to manage its associated appliances.

Appliances widget

The Appliances widget shows the status, software version, location, IP address, and other relevant details of each appliance in your Network. You can add or remove appliances from your Network using the Add Appliance and Remove Appliance buttons at the bottom of the widget.

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To locate an appliance in the list, use the filter options available by clicking the three horizontal lines in any column header. managing_networks_3.png

The grid menu provides additional options including sorting and choosing columns to show or hide appliance properties.

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Map widget

The Network Map widget displays the physical location of each appliance in your network. Hover over a marker to view additional details about the appliance, or click the marker to open the appliance dashboard. If you enable appliances in Software-defined Networks, the map draws green or red lines between the markers to indicate the link status between each location.

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Software-defined Networks widget

The Software-defined Networks widget enables you to configure a Virtual Private Network for appliances in the network. For more information on this widget see Setting up Software-defined Networks in ETM Dashboard.

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Network Performance widget

The Network Performance widget displays the average jitter, latency, and packet loss across all Micro Edge appliances in your Network. Click on any of the performance metrics in the legend to show or hide its view in the line chart.

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WAN Rules widget

The WAN Rules widget establishes a common WAN Routing strategy for all Micro Edge appliances in your Network. For more information see Configuring WAN Rules for Micro Edge in ETM Dashboard.

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