Configure the appliance network at first-time login

During the first-time setup, you can choose to enter the appliance networking configuration prior to hardware discovery (recommended) or after hardware discovery completes.

Prerequisites
  • The virtual appliance is installed on a virtual host.

  • You have gathered the information you need to configure the appliance network, as described in Add or edit networking panel screen details.
  • Ensure that the tasks for adding enclosures have completed.

  • Ensure that the tasks for forming a high availability cluster have completed.

See also About the appliance networking settings.

Procedure
  1. Enter the appliance network configuration information described in Add or edit networking panel screen details.
  2. Click OK to configure the network.

    A security warning is displayed.

    Do not close the Applying network settings dialog box in the browser. Make sure that you remain connected for the couple of minutes it takes to complete the network settings process.

  3. Click Proceed Anyway.