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Onboarding of Edge Controllers- Manual

Introduction

zWAN Edge Controller devices must be associated to a zWAN Director to configure and manage the network. The manual onboarding process helps to securely associate the Edge Controllers to a particular zWAN Director and establish a control path by creating a secure (SSL) tunnel between them. All orchestration activity occurs through this secured control path only.

Prerequisites

  • zWAN Director URL and credentials – shared via email
  • Edge Controller secure shell username and password – shared via email

Onboarding Procedure

  1. Open internet browser and go to zWAN Director URL
  2. Login using the credentials provided.
  3. Go to Configuration > API Access option in left side tree, we will see the Management URL and Access key as per below screenshot
  4. Go to Edge device secure shell console as per below screenshots and provide the management URL and access key. To get into Secure shell from LANPC of the CPE:
    ssh –p 1222 [email protected]<Edge Controller IP>
  5. From the Options List select (2) Provision the Edge Controller
  6. You will need to enter into the Management URL and Access Key as shown above in the API Access image.
  7. Once those are entered you will be prompted to resume the onboarding from the zWAN Director.
  8. Go to the Onboarding option in left-hand navigation tree of the zWAN Director and you will see the product ID of the device, from there Select the onboarding icon
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