Configure the Enterprise Service Manager

The Enterprise Service Manager is a separate application that can remotely manage Gateway clusters located anywhere in the world. To configure the Enterprise Service Manager prior to first use, select option 7 (Display Enterprise Service Manager configuration menu) from the Gateway Main Menu. The following options are available:
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The Enterprise Service Manager is a separate application that can remotely manage Gateway clusters located anywhere in the world. To configure the Enterprise Service Manager prior to first use, select option
7
 (Display Enterprise Service Manager configuration menu) from the Gateway Main Menu. The following options are available:
1) Configure the Enterprise Service Manager 2) Enable/Disable the Enterprise Service Manager 3) Reset password for ESM user account X) Exit menu
  • Select
    1
    to configure the administrator credentials and listener port for the Enterprise Service Manager. 
  • Select
    2
    to disable or re-enable the Enterprise Service Manager. This will take effect after the appliance is rebooted.
  • Select
    3
    to reset the password for any Enterprise Service Manager user. Use this option if the password is forgotten. The Enterprise Service Manager must not be currently running. Enter the
    ESM Username
    and new
    ESM Password
    when prompted, and then press [
    Enter
    ] again to confirm the change.
Configurator Step
Description
Set Up the Enterprise Service Manager Administrator
Create the ESM administrative user account.
  • ESM Username:
    Enter the name of the ESM administrator, between 3-128 characters.
  • ESM Password:
    Enter the password for the ESM user, between 6-128 characters. Retype to confirm.
Set Up the ESM HTTPS Listener
Next, you are prompted for the server settings for the Enterprise Service Manager. By default, the factory settings are: monitor all IP addresses (*) over port 8182.
  • To accept the factory settings or to configure the settings later, press [
    Enter
    ] to indicate that you are not overriding the defaults.
  • To override the factory settings, type
    yes
    and then press [
    Enter
    ].
    • Enter the IP address for the HTTPS listener or press [
      Enter
      ] to use all available addresses.
    • Enter the port number for the HTTPS listener or press [
      Enter
      ] to use the default port "8182".
      Remember this port number.
Ensure that the port number is not currently in use. Do not use any reserved port numbers such as 8080, 8443, 9443, etc.
Configuration Summary
The configuration summary is displayed. If any changes are required, type "
<
" to go to the previous step or press [
Enter
] to apply the configuration.
Configuration Results
The configuration results should show that the settings were applied successfully. Press [
Enter
] to return to the previous menu, then enter [
x
] to return to the Gateway main menu.
From the main menu, enter
R
to reboot the Gateway appliance and then enter
yes
to confirm.
Once the initial setup is complete, the next step is to configure each Gateway node to allow it to be remotely managed by Enterprise Service Manager. For details, see Configure the Gateway for Remote Access.