3.1.3. Procedure – Modifying the IP address of PSM

Purpose: 

To configure PSM to listen for connections on a custom IP address, complete the following steps.

Warning

Use this procedure only before the initial configuration of PSM, that is, before completing the Welcome Wizard. For details on changing the IP address or other network settings of a configured PSM system, see Section 4.3, Network settings.

If you change the IP address of PSM, make sure that you use this address as the Physical interface 1 — IP address in Step Step 4.

Steps: 

  1. Access PSM from the local console, and log in with username root and password default.

  2. In the Console Menu, select Shells > Core shell.

  3. Change the IP address of PSM:

    ifconfig eth0 <IP-address> netmask 255.255.255.0

    Replace <IP-address> with an IPv4 address suitable for your environment.

  4. Set the default gateway using the following command:

    route add default gw <IP-of-default-gateway>

    Replace <IP-of-default-gateway> with the IP address of the default gateway.

  5. Type exit, then select Logout from the Console Menu.

  6. Open the page https://<IP-address-you-set-for-PSM> from your browser and accept the certificate shown. The Welcome Wizard of PSM appears.