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



Article ID: KB4067 KB Last Updated: 27 Jun 2020Version: 13.0

This article provides information on 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:

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

2.  From the ScreenOS options menu, click Network, and then click Interfaces.

 3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Click OK.

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.
Modification History:
2020-06-27: Updated screen shots.
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