Hardware Installation Guide


Hardware Specification

Front Aspect

Rear Aspect

Serial Console Settings

Stop Bit

Basic Configuration

First Boot

Please ensure you have plugged in a live ethernet cable into eth0. On
first boot the Edgenexus ALB-X will display on your console a menu to configure your network settings.

You now have two ways to setup your Edgenexus ALB-X.

Command Line

Edgenexus Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Command Line

Login Details

Default username= admin
Default password = jetnexus

First Boot – Manual Network Details

  • Upon first boot you will have two options to proceed futher
  • Press 1 to enter networking details manually
  • You can then enter the following details
    • IP Address
    • Subnet Mask
    • Gateway
    • DNS Server

First Boot – DHCP successful

  • Press 2 to configure the network settings automatically via DHCP
  • If contact is successful then your machine will be assign the following details
    • IP Address
    • Subnet Mask
    • Default Gateway
    • DNS Sever
  • These changes will survice after reboot and dont need to be configured again on the GUI

First Boot – DHCP Fails

  • If you do not have a DHCP server or the connection fails then the IP Adress will be assigned
  • The IP address will increase by 1 untill a free address is found
  • If is already assigned to the network then it will assign and so on

Change the Management IP Address

Change the subnet mask for eth0

Assign a default gateway

Check the default gateway has been added

You should now be able to access the Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Default GUI address = https://<ip address eth0>
Default Secure port    = 443
Default Username      = admin
Default Password       = jetnexus

The User Guide is available here

Command Reference Table






date This will show the configured date and time that is currently configured Tue Sept 3 13:00 UTC 2013
defaults Assign the factory default settings for your appliance
exit Log out of the command line interface
help Displays all valid commands
ifconfig [blank] View the interface configuration for all interfaces ifconfig
eth0 View the interface configuration of eth0 only ifconfig eth0
machineid This command will provide the machineid used to licence the Edgenexus ALB-X EF4-3A35-F79
quit Log out of the command line interface
reboot Terminate all connections and reboot the Edgenexus ALB-X reboot
restart Restart the Edgenexus ALB-X virtual services
route [blank] View the routing table route
add default gw Add the default gateway IP address route add default gw
set greenside Set the management IP address for ALB-X set greenside=
mask <interface> Set the subnet mask for an interface. Interface names are eth0, eth1…. set mask eth0
show Displays the global configuration settings
shutdown Terminate all connections and power-off the Edgenexus ALB-X
status Displays the current data statistics
top View the process information such as CPU and  Memory
viewlog messages Displays the raw syslog messages viewlog messages

Please note: Commands are not case sensitive.There is no command history.

Graphical User Interface

Please access your GUI interface at location
https://<management ip address>:27376 for all builds prior to
3.54.1 (Build 1540)

default  port has now been changed to 443 for all builds deployed
after April 2014 and Software version 3.54.1 (Build 1540)

https://<management ip address>

View the User Guide here

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