WSG Appliance Installation Guide

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Contents

1 Front Panel Description

1.1 6 Ports Model

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1.2 4 Ports Model

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Front Panel:

  • LAN ports: 100/1000 ports, shall be connected to lan switch.
  • WAN1 - WAN5 ports: 100/1000 ports, can be configured as WAN or LAN.
  • USB: for USB keyboard and other USB devices.
  • Power LED.
  • HDD LED.
  • Power switch.

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Rear Panel:

  • Power connector.
  • VGA connector, can be connected to a VGA monitor.

2 Gateway Deployment

2.1 Topology

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  • WSG appliance can act as a firewall/gateway.
  • If there is an existing firewall, WSG shall be connected after the firewall.

2.2 Setup Steps

  • Internet cable connected to WAN1.
  • Laptop connect to LAN.
  • Power on.
  • Set laptop adapter to "obtain an IP address automatically" or assign a static IP "192.168.10.x".

2.3 Configuration Wizard

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  • Navigate to: http://192.168.10.1
  • Username: admin, password: 123456
  • Choose "Gateway" as the "deployment type" and setup the WAN interface(s), interface map:
    • eth0 -> LAN
    • eth1 -> WAN1
    • eth2 -> WAN2
    • eth3 -> WAN3
    • eth4 -> WAN4
    • eth5 -> WAN5
  • For PPPoE, you need to input correct username/password from your ISP.

3 Bridge Deployment

3.1 Topology

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  • In bridge mode, the "LAN" and "WAN1" ports will be bridged together.
  • The WSG device shall sit between router/firewall and core switch.
  • The core switch shall be connected to the LAN port.
  • Router/firewall shall be connected to the WAN1 port.

3.2 Setup Steps

  • Laptop connect to LAN.
  • Power on.
  • Set laptop adapter to "obtain an IP address automatically" or assign a static IP "192.168.10.x".


3.3 Configuration Wizard

WSG bridge wizard.png

  • Navigate to: http://192.168.10.1
  • Username: admin, password: 123456
  • Choose "Bridge" as the "deployment type" and setup:
  • Management IP address: a valid local subnet IP address for web UI management.
  • Gateway: for WSG appliance to access internet for upgrade.
  • Subnet: lan subnets to be managed, for example: 192.168.1.0/24(can be different subnet to the management IP).
  • Please note: when bridge management IP is applied, you need to modify laptop IP and re-access web UI via the new IP address.

4 Failure Recovery

In case the web UI is unavailable, you need to connect a monitor to the VGA connector and access console for failure recovery.

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5 Warranty Expiration Date

To query WSG appliance warranty expiration date, please check the serial no in bottom of your device. You can query warranty date online at WSG Appliances

6 Links

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