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[ScreenOS] Configuring WebAuth

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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.

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

Step two: From the ScreenOS options menu, click Configuration, select Auth, and then click WebAuth.

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

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Step four: In the Success Banner field, enter a success message.

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

Step five: Click Apply.

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

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

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

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

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Step nine: Click OK.

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

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