Cisco IronPort AsyncOS 7.5 for Email Configuration Guide
AppendixA Accessing the Appliance
The following information is required when you configure an IP interface:
If you have completed the GUI’s System Setup Wizard (or the Command Line
command) as described in Chapter3, “Setup and
Installation” and committed the changes, one or two interfaces should already be
configured on your appliance. (Refer to the settings you entered in the “Assign
and Configure Logical IP Interface(s)” section.) In addition, the Management
interface is configured on the Cisco IronPort appliance.
IP Interface Components
The nickname of the interface.
IP addresses within the same subnet cannot be
configured on separate physical Ethernet interfaces.
Netmask (or subnetmask)
You can enter the netmask in standard dotted octet
form (e.g. 255.255.255.0) or hexadecimal form (e.g.
0xffffff00). The default netmask is 255.255.255.0, a
common class C value.
Cisco IronPort AsyncOS automatically calculates
the default broadcast address from the IP address and
The hostname that is related to the interface. This
hostname will be used to identify the server during
the SMTP conversation. You are responsible for
entering a valid hostname associated with each IP
address. The software does not check that DNS
correctly resolves the hostname to the matching IP
address, or that reverse DNS resolves to the given
FTP, SSH, Telnet, IronPort Spam Quarantine, HTTP,
and HTTPS can be enabled or disabled on the
interface. You can configure the port for each
service. You can also specify the HTTP/HTTPS,
port, and URL for the IronPort Spam Quarantine.