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Knowledgebase : Product Manual > General Settings
The CUSTOMIZATION page provides the ability to customize the appearance and content of the portal and reject pages. NOTE: Although it is not required, all of the text fields on this page accept raw HTML. Advanced users may wish to take advantage of this...
The filter may act as a DHCP server for clients on the network, providing leases dynamically or statically via MAC address; this functionality is configured here. BASIC CONFIGURATION The DHCP server functionality can be enabled or disabled (on a per-in...
Cipafilter's hot spare feature provides high availability by enabling one filter to monitor and take over for another in the event of failure. In a hot-spare setup, there are two filters: one is the _primary_ unit (sometimes referred to as the master), an...
Each interface has a primary IP address as well as one or more optional secondary IP addresses. An IP address of 0.0.0.0/0 indicates that the interface is to be left unconfigured. Secondary IP addresses can be assigned to an interface by clicking ADD IP n...
The MANAGEMENT USERS page provides control over the users designated to administer the filter and/or access sensitive features such as VPN services. The default management user is called root — this user can not be removed and has unlimited Web-management...
Port forwarding is a system by which connections to ports on the router can be forwarded on to devices inside your network that only have private IPs. Oftentimes this feature will be used, for example, to forward RDP connections from your router to a serv...
The Cipafilter is a fully featured router capable of replacing the functionality of your existing routers. Most customers will not need to reconfigure any features on this page, since the filter will automatically route between any subnets specified on ...
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a method used to monitor network devices for connection problems and other issues. To enable SNMP, click ENABLE SNMP and then fill in the fields below — enter each subnet (in CIDR notation) that is allowed to...
The Cipafilter can participate in VLANs on your network. Press ADD VLAN, then select the interface on the Cipafilter that participates in the VLAN, and finally enter the VLAN NUMBER. Any interface references throughout the Cipafilter interface will reflec...
VPN END-USER VPN Any user with the VPN ACCESS option checked on the MANAGEMENT USERS page can access the local network via the Cipafilter's end-user (client-to-server) VPN services, if enabled. The following protocols are supported: L2TP OVER IPSEC S...
This KB is relevant to users on versions 9.0 and above. The CUSTOMIZATION page provides the ability to customize the appearance and content of the portal and reject pages. Note: Although it is not required, all of the text fields on this page accept ra...
CIPAFilter's Multi-Gateway Routing and Load Balancing technology allows the CIPAFilter to be directly connected to two or more internet connections. Once connected and configured, the CIPAFilter will split traffic flowing through the unit between these co...
A stateful firewall is a secure, easy-to-use firewall that tracks all open connections and the state of those connections. A regular (stateless) firewall only inspects packets. With a regular firewall, if you wanted your client workstations to be able to...
The USER MANAGER page allows you to add, remove, and configure user accounts used for proxy authentication and VPN services. It additionally provides configuration of a special account used for SSH console access. SPECIAL USERS Three special, non-remov...
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