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Use these instructions to configure your SBC 5400(s) with basic network interface information, and to configure SecureLink application to allow Sonus personnel to remotely set up your SBC 5400 platform.
The SecureLink is a third-party remote access management tool used extensively by Sonus Support team to allow dedicated remote connectivity to Sonus equipment while providing customers with the latest in security and audit capabilities. SecureLink creates an outbound connection to Sonus, and only allows inbound traffic from Sonus (for example: only Sonus personnel can use this connection).
Server names are known (i.e. “XYZSBC1a” and “XYZSBC1b” as an HA pair).
BMC, management and DNS IPs are known (use table below).
DNS registration code is known (use table below).
Router is configured and connected to SBC management ports.
Router can send traffic to public Internet.
User obtained from Sonus the unique registration code for each SBC unit.
User provided server name(s), mgmt. IP(s), and NTP IP to Sonus.
Perform the following steps to install SecureLink for remote access:
The SBC 5400 servers ships with pre-configured with IP address 169.254.77.1 to facilitate out of the box access to the BMC web interface. You must configure your PC/laptop IP address to be on this network so that it can communicate with the SBC 5400 server.
Connect your PC/Laptop via an Ethernet cable to the Field Service Port (FSP) at the back of the SBC 5400 unit as shown in the image, and power up the SBC 5400 (if not already on).
From Control Panel, set your PC/Laptop IP address to 169.254.77.2, subnet mask to 255.255.255.0, and default gateway to 169.254.77.1.
Windows 7 Path: Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > Local Area Connection > Local Area Connection Properties > Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties.
root” and Password as “
superuser”. The SBC BMC main screen is displayed.
Navigate to Configuration > Network tab. The BMC Network Settings screen is displayed.
Enter the BMC IP Address, Prefix and Default Gateway network settings, click Save to save the configuration.
Configure primary and secondary management IP interfaces.
Open a browser and enter the new BMC IP address to connect to the BMC web interface. The BMC Login window is displayed.
Log on to the SBC BMC GUI. The SBC BMC main screen is displayed.
Navigate to Configuration > Platform Management Network tab.
The Platform Management Network Settings screen is displayed.
IPv4 Default Gateway
Continue to Procedure 3 to configure SecureLink.
Navigate to Administration > System Administration and select Secure Link from the navigation panel.
Click Enable Gatekeeper Access.
Wait a minute or two for Gatekeeper access field to change to "enabled" before proceeding.
Click Test SecureLink Access to perform Host name look-up and Direct connectivity tests.
Passed" indication for both tests. Your SBC is now configured for SecureLink remote access!
If you have an HA configuration, return to Procedure 1and repeat all steps in this procedure for the second SBC 5400 unit. Then continue to the next step. (Be sure to use Unit B’s information from the ).
Contact your Sonus representative to test remote connectivity to SBC 5400 platform via SecureLink.