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[ScreenOS] Configuring WebAuth



Article ID: KB4103 KB Last Updated: 19 Nov 2020Version: 8.0

This article will describe how to configure WebAuth for ScreenOS devices.



To configure WebAuth, perform the following steps:

For additional explanations and examples, refer to the Technical Documentation note at the end of this article.

  1. Open the WebUI. For more information on accessing the WebUI, go to KB4060 - Accessing Your NetScreen, SSG, or ISG Firewall Using the WebUI.

  2. From the ScreenOS options menu, click Configuration, select Auth, and then click WebAuth.

  1. From the WebAuth Server drop-down menu, click to select Local, or an external server.

  1. In the Success Banner field, enter a success message.

This message will be displayed to the user upon successful authentication.

  1. Click Apply.

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

  1. From the Interfaces list, select the interface you wish to configure WebAuth for and click Edit.

For this example, we chose to edit the ethernet1 interface.

  1. From the Interfaces edit screen, click to select WebAuth. In the IP text box, enter the IP address you will use for WebAuth.

  1. Click OK.

For information on configuring a policy for WebAuth, go to KB4296 - Configuring a Policy for WebAuth.

For additional explanations and examples, refer to the Concepts & Examples ScreenOS Reference Guide: User Authentication and search for WebAuth.


Modification History:

2020-11-19: Removed old WebUI snapshots and replaced with new WebUI; article accurate and valid


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