Manual : WANJet® Appliance Administrator Guide

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  • 4.2.10, 4.2.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.0
Original Publication Date: 02/28/2007

WANJet® Appliance Administrator Guide

Table of Contents

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1. Introducing the WANJet Appliance

Overview of the WANJet appliance

About this guide

Stylistic conventions in this guide

Using the solution examples

Identifying new terms

Identifying references to objects, names, and commands

Identifying references to other documents

Identifying command syntax

Finding additional information and technical support

2. Overview of WANJet Appliance Features

About the WANJet appliance

Transparent Data Reduction

TDR-2: Repeat transfer data reduction

TDR-1: First transfer data reduction and networking adaptivity

Application QoS

Type of Service

Simple Network Management Protocol Support

Remote Monitoring support

System Log protocol support

Connection Intercept

3. Installation

WANJet appliance deployment

Types of deployment

One-arm deployment

Firewall guidelines

Hardware installation

Site information worksheet

4. Initial Configuration

Logging on to the WANJet Web UI

Using the Web UI

Activating the license

Basic WANJet appliance configuration

Naming the first WANJet appliance

Configuring multiple subnets

Defining the second WANJet appliance as a remote WANJet appliance

Naming the second WANJet appliance

Configuring multiple subnets on the second WANJet appliance

Defining the first WANJet appliance as a remote WANJet appliance

Testing connectivity

Additional configuration tasks


5. Managing the WANJet Appliance

Configuring authentication settings

Changing the Web UI passwords

Configuring remote authentication

Changing the WANJet LCD PIN code

Granting Web UI access

Using the Management port

Configuring time settings

Setting the time zone

Synchronizing time automatically

Setting the time manually

Shutting down and restarting the WANJet appliance

Booting from an alternate image

Backing up and restoring settings

Restoring factory default values

Upgrading the WANJet appliance software

6. Advanced Configuration

Creating optimization policies

Managing subnets

Managing port settings

Enabling Connection Intercept

Setting operational modes

Adjusting tuning settings

Updating a configuration

Modifying a local WANJet appliance network configuration

Replicating configuration changes on remote WANJet appliances

Managing virtual LANs

Managing remote WANJet appliances

Changing the interface speed

Managing static routes

Configuring Syslog and SNMP settings

Configuring email alerts

Configuring redundant peers

Configuring one-arm topology

Introducing high-availability features

WANJet appliance bridging functionality

WANJet appliance fail-to-wire feature

WANJet appliance fail-close feature

WANJet appliance peer port

WANJet appliance remote peer load balancing and failure detection

Alternate high-availability configurations

7. Configuring Service Policies

Defining IT service policies

Adding, editing, or removing an IT service policy

Creating Application QoS policies

Adding, editing, or removing an Application QoS policy

Managing WAN links

Adding, editing, or removing WAN links

Adding a subnet to a WAN Link

8. Monitoring Performance

Introducing reports

Status report

Real Time Traffic report

Comparative Throughput reports

Diagnostics reports




Administration tools

Diagnostic Log

System Snapshots

Third-party reporting systems

Syslog reports

SNMP reports

RMON2 reports

9. Configuration Examples

Basic configuration

Mesh configuration

Hub and spoke configuration

Redundant system configuration

LAN router configuration

10. Working from the Command Line

Command line overview

Attaching a computer to the WANJet appliance

Getting to the command line

Using commands

Configuring the WANJet appliance from the command line

Running diagnostic tools from the command line

Shutting down or restarting the WANJet appliance from the command line

Replacing the console cable

A. WANJet Appliance Messages

WANJet appliance messages and codes

B. WANJet Appliance Private MIB File

Ethernet card information

Introducing MIB files

WANJet appliance MIB file

C. RMON2 Tree

RMON2 tree overview

MIB tree

Protocol directory tree

Network layer matrix

Application data matrix

D. WANJet 200 Specifications

WANJet 200 platform specifications

E. WANJet 400 Specifications

WANJet 400 platform specifications