How to set up your FortiDB : Configuring the network settings : Configuring network settings using the web UI
 
Configuring network settings using the web UI
To configure the network interfaces using the web UI
1. Go to System > Network Setting.
On Network Configuration page, the Interfaces tab displays the current configuration of the network interfaces.
Interface
The name of the network interface on the FortiDB unit.
Device IP/Netmask
The IP address and network mask configured for the interface.
Access
A list of the administrative access methods available on the interface.
Status
A green arrow indicates that the network interface is up. Select to disable the port.
A red arrow indicates the interface is down.
Select to enable the port.
Modify
Select to change the interface settings.
2. For the interface you want to configure, in the Modify column, click (edit icon).
3. Configure the following options:
Enable check box
Specifies whether the interface is enabled or disabled
Interface Name
Cannot be changed
Device IP/Netmask
Enter an IP address and network mask (for example, 192.168.10.3/255.255.255.0)
Access
Select the methods of administrative access that are available on this interface.
HTTP allows HTTP connections to the FortiDB. HTTP connections are not secure and can be intercepted by a third party.
HTTPS allows secure HTTPS connections to the FortiDB.
PING allows FortiDB to respond to ICMP pings, which are useful for testing connectivity.
SSH allows SSH connections to the FortiDB CLI.
TELNET allows Telnet connections to the FortiDB CLI. Telnet connections are not secure, and can be intercepted by a third party.
4. Select the Save button to save the interface settings.
To configure DNS using the web UI
You can configure primary and secondary DNS servers to provide the name resolution required by FortiDB features.
1. Go to System > Network Setting, and then click the DNS tab.
2. Enter an IP address for a primary and secondary DNS server.
3. To save and apply the DNS settings, click the Apply button .
To configure static routes using the web UI
To forward packets from FortiDB to the default gateway through a specified interface, you add a default static route entry.
For example, to allow FortiDB to access Internet in your private subnet, add a static route with a destination address of 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 and specify the gateway address to forward the packet to.
1. Go to System > Router.
The Static Route page displays the current static routes configuration.
Destination IP/Netmask
The destination IP address and netmask for packets that FortiDB sends to.
Gateway
The IP address of the router where FortiDB forwards packets.
Interface
The name of the FortiDB interface through which intercepted packets are received and sent.
Modify
Click (edit icon) to change the route settings.
Click (delete icon) to deleting the route.
 
2. Cick Add, and then configure the following options:
Destination IP/Netmask
Enter the destination IP address and netmask of packets that FortiDB intercepts.
Enter 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 to specify any and all destinations.
Gateway
Enter the IP address of the next-hop router that FortiDB routes traffic to.
Interface
Select the FortiDB network interface for incoming and outgoing packet traffic.
 
3. Click Save.