Alcatel-Lucent 6850-P24L User Manual
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Using WebView

The switch can be configured and monitored using WebView, Alcatel-Lucent’sWeb-baseddevice management tool. WebView software ispre-installedin the switch; you are not required to load additional software.

Note. Although WebView software ispre-installed,you must first enable HTTP sessions for your switch before you can log in. Refer to“Unlocking Session Types” on page 16 for more information.

Logging In to WebView

Note. Before attempting to establish a WebView session, be sure that you have first unlocked the HTTP session type via theaaa authentication command. Otherwise, a login error will occur. See“Unlocking Session Types” on page 16 for more information.

To access WebView and log in to a switch:

1 Open anyAlcatel-Lucent-testedWeb browser.

Browser Compatibility

The following Web browsers are recommended for use with WebView:

Internet Explorer 6.0 and later for Windows NT, 2000, XP, 2003

Netscape 7.1 for Windows NT, 2000, XP

Netscape 7.0 for Solaris SunOS 5.8

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2 Enter the switch’s IP address in the browser’s “Address” text field (“Location:” for Netscape users). The login screen displays.

Navigating WebView

After you have successfully logged in, the Chassis Management home page displays.

3 Enter the user name and password at the login prompt.

Remember, if you have already changed the user name and password for your switch, be sure to use the new information. If you have not changed your user name or password, the factory defaults are admin andswitch, respectively. Refer to the “Managing Switch User Accounts” chapter of your

OmniSwitch 6800/6850/9000 Switch Management Guide for information on modifying the default user name and password.

The Chassis Management home page provides a physical representation of the switch, as well as basic system information. This is the main launching point for WebView.

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Navigate the application by clicking on the “Configuration Group” buttons in the left-handtoolbar.

Refine your navigation by selecting “Configuration Options” for each group from the items displayed in the grey, horizontal navigation bar.

“Configuration Options” Toolbar.

(In this case, the option “Device” has been selected.)

Main “Configuration

Group” Toolbar.

(In this case, the group “Health” has been selected.)

Site Maps. WebView also provides site maps for each configuration group. Site maps allow you to view complete page contents under each feature. By providing quick, easy access to specific pages, site maps can reduce time spent searching through the WebView application. To access site maps, click the “Site Map” link included on each configuration group Home page, (e.g., Health).

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Online Help

General online help is available through the main Help link located in the top WebView banner.

Additional Information

For more information on using WebView, refer to the “Using WebView” chapter in the OmniSwitch 6800/6850/9000 Switch Management Guide.

General Help Link

Detailed, context-basedhelp is provided for each status table and configuration dialog window.

Context-specificHelp

button.(In this case, for the VLAN Administration table.)

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