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If you have used the installation wizard, jump to step 4 on page 7.
After rebooting the server, you will see the password prompt shown below. To access the server configuration utility, enter "servicemode" as the password.
Note: Because the system hasnít yet been configured, it will automatically go into SAFEMODE. The mode displays in the status bar at the top.
Select Configure Server > Configure Network...
Local interface. Press Enter and select the network interface connected to the local network. MAC address of the interface will be displayed. If you are not certain how the network interfaces correspond to networks, select any interface. You can swap the interfaces later on.
Local interface, IP address. Specify the serverís IP address and netmask on the local network. This is the address the users will connect to. For instance, if your local network is 192.168.1.x, specify 192.168.1.254/255.255.255.0. The default value is 10.0.0.1/255.255.255.0.
Local interface, routes. Not required for small networks. If you have a multisegment network, specify routes for the server. For instance, if the server is in the segment 10.33.2.x and the address of the router is 10.33.2.1, specify 10.0.0.0/255.128.0.0 10.33.2.1.
Local interface, server name. Specify the name of the server on your local network; e.g. "vpn.myorg". This setting is mandatory.
WAN interface. Press Enter and select the network interface connected to your ISPís network.
WAN interface, IP address. Specify the real IP address and netmask that you have obtained from your ISP. This is the address the users will manifest while working on the Internet.
WAN interface, Internet gateway. Specify the gateway that you have obtained from your ISP.
WAN interface, server name. Be sure to specify the external domain name of your server. If you do not have a registered name, request a third-level domain name from your ISP. Failing that, specify any bogus non-existent name, such as "vpn.mydomain".
Secure IP address. The serverís address for secure connections, defaults to 10.128.0.0. Changing this address is not recommended. This is the address used for connecting with Ideco Gateway Manager and also for accessing the restricted area of the Web interface.
DNS server 1, DNS server 2. Specify ISPís primary and secondary domain name servers.
DNS server 1 for users. Specify the first DNS address to be served to users. This defaults to 10.128.0.0 (changing is not recommended) and points to the built-in caching DNS server.
DNS server 2 for users. Specify the second DNS address to be served to users. This can be a local name serverís address. Defaults to 10.128.0.0. Changing this value is not recommended.
After specifying all the parameters, click Return and save the configuration. Reboot the server using the Restart Server menu. You can also use soft restart to verify network parameters. Be sure to perform a full restart after the parameters have been verified. After the soft restart has been completed, press Enter. After rebooting, the server is ready for work.
If the status bar does not report any errors after rebooting, this signifies that the server has been configured correctly and you can perform more subtle tuning as necessary.
Note: If you are connected to the ISP over VPN or PPPoE, you should configure these connections in the menu that reads "Advanced Ethernet,PPPoE,PPTP,CIPE configuration".