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[ScreenOS] Configuring a Manage IP address on a Juniper firewall device (via the WebUI)



Article ID: KB4067 KB Last Updated: 20 Mar 2020Version: 12.0
This article provides information on how to configuring a Manage IP address on a Juniper firewall device (via the WebUI).
How to configuring a Manage IP address on a Juniper firewall device (via the WebUI).
Note: A Manage IP address is used to manage your Juniper firewall device through a Telnet session, SSH, SSL or through the WebUI management application.
For an explanation of a Manage IP address, refer to KB4059 - Configuring a Manage IP Address on Juniper firewall.


To configure a manage IP address, perform the following steps:

Step one: Open the WebUI. For more information on accessing the WebUI, go to Accessing Your Juniper Firewall Using the WebUI.

Step two: From the ScreenOS options menu, click Network, and then click Interfaces.

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Step three: From the interface list, choose the interface from which you wish to create the Manage IP address, click Edit.

Note: For this example, we chose to edit the Manage IP for the ethernet1 interface.

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Step four: From the Manage IP text box, enter the IP address you want to use to manage your NetScreen.

Note: The Manage IP address must be different than the IP address of the physical interface, but on the same subnet.

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Step five: Click OK.

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Note: Manage-ip cannot be configured on:
  • Loopback interface.

  • Tunnel interface

  • The interface that is bound to the MGT zone.

  • The interface that is bound to the layer-2 zone.
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