The browser-based interface of the WANJet appliance is called the Configuration utility
. The first screen that you see when you log on to the Configuration utility (once you have run the Setup utility) is the Welcome screen, which displays in the main browser frame. This screen provides links to documentation, setup options, support resources, and additional downloads.
uses the Welcome screen to show the parts of the Configuration utility.
in the upper left corner of the screen displays status indicators. This area is always visible, regardless of where you are in the Configuration utility. Figure 4.2
shows the dashboard in various states.
For more information about link status, click WANJet Links
to display the WANJet Links report. For more information, see WANJet Links diagnostics
For information about status and the number of optimized and
passthrough sessions, point to the dashboard. A message shows the status of the links, and if active, the number of
TCP sessions that the WANJet appliance is currently optimizing (including all established sessions plus those in the process of being optimized) and the number of passthrough sessions.
The dashboard refreshes every10 seconds, providing a snapshot of system
activity at the current time. You may see different numbers on the dashboard and the reporting screens (described in Chapter 12, Monitoring the WANJet Appliance
) because connections are established and terminated very frequently.
The navigation pane
is the area on the Main tab at the left of the screen. It includes four sections that you can expand:
To view other Configuration utility screens, expand a section in the
navigation pane on the left side of the screen, and click an option. Information displays in the main area of the screen. For example, to view optimization policies, in the navigation pane, expand WAN Optimization
and click Optimization Policy
. The WANJet Protocol Optimization Policy screen opens in the main screen.
The main screen is the area of the Configuration utility that contains reports
showing information about WANJet appliance operations, or fields where you can configure how the WANJet appliance works.
You display online help by clicking the Help tab at the top of the navigation
pane. The Help tab displays information about the current screen, including details on each of the settings, tables, buttons, and other screen elements.
If you are having trouble with the Configuration utility of the WANJet
appliance, try refreshing the browser using the browser Refresh button.
If your web browser cannot access the
Configuration utility, it may be because Configuration utility access is restricted to a limited range of IP addresses. See Configuring access to the web interface.
You may have to log on from a different location from which access is allowed.
You may be using the incorrect IP address. If you configured a Management
IP address, you should use that IP address to log on. You can check the configuration of the WANJet appliance from the LCD. For details on configuring the WANJet appliance from the LCD, refer to the Quick Start Guide
for your platform.
Try pinging the IP address you are using to log on to the WANJet appliance.
Also try accessing the WANJet appliance from the command line to be sure it is operational. Refer to Chapter 14, Working from the Command Line