Running the setup wizard for initial installation
After you physically install Symantec Web Gateway and connect a computer to the Mgmt port, you can run the setup wizard.
See Installation checklist.
See Steps to install Symantec Web Gateway.
This procedure describes how to configure an appliance as a Web Gateway, not as a Central Intelligence Unit.
See Steps to install a Central Intelligence Unit.
To run the setup wizard for initial installation
Press the power button on the front of the Symantec Web Gateway appliance.
The appliance takes several minutes to start up.
On the computer that is connected to the Mgmt port, start a Web browser and go to the following URL:
On the Welcome panel, click .
On the License Agreement panel, read the license agreement, check the box, and click .
On the Install License panel, type your company name and browse to the location of the license file or paste the XML license and click .
The company name does not need to match the company name that you provided to Symantec when you obtained your license. The company name that you provide here is supplied to Symantec if you enable remote assistance on Symantec Web Gateway. If you do not install a license now, there is a two week grace period during which Symantec Web Gateway functions as if a base license was installed.
On the Select Server Type panel, click .
You can only change the server type in the setup wizard, not in the Web GUI after completing the setup wizard.
See Running the setup wizard again.
On the User Information panel, specify the following information about the primary Web GUI system user:
Type a login name for the primary Web GUI administrator. Use ASCII characters only. The login name is case sensitive.
Type a password for the primary Web GUI administrator.
Optionally, you can type a description for the current user account. This description is displayed on the Edit User page.
Type an email address. Type a complete email address, such as firstname.lastname@example.org. Symantec Web Gateway sends alerts and reports to this email address. If you click the link on the login page, a new password is sent to this address.
On the Server Information panel, specify the following information:
Type a descriptive name for Symantec Web Gateway with ASCII characters. The server name can include spaces. The server name is not used for network access to Symantec Web Gateway. The server name appears in reports and alerts. If you use a Central Intelligence Unit to manage multiple Symantec Web Gateway appliances, this name identifies each Symantec Web Gateway appliance.
Monitoring or blocking
Click one of the following options:
Click this option if you only want to view reports on user malware activity but not block malware.
Click this option if you want to block inbound and outbound malware for user computers at your site. You can also view reports on malware activity.
See About blocking or monitoring modes.
Port Span/Tap or Inline
Click one of the following options:
Click this option if you plan to connect Symantec Web Gateway in the port span/tap network configuration.
Click this option if you plan to connect Symantec Web Gateway in the inline network configuration.
See About inline or port span/tap network configurations.
Enable separate management and inline networks.
Check this check box to specify one IP address for the Web GUI and a separate IP address for the monitoring and blocking capabilities of Symantec Web Gateway. Separate management and inline networks are recommended if you plan to connect Symantec Web Gateway in the inline network configuration.
Specify the network settings for Symantec Web Gateway. is not recommended. If you check , specify the following sets of network settings:
Specify proxy settings if you use a proxy in your network.
See Configuring proxy settings in the setup wizard.
Select the time zone in which Symantec Web Gateway is installed.
The appliance may reboot or the Symantec Web Gateway services may restart.
If you configured Symantec Web Gateway for blocking mode, the inline network configuration, or both, Symantec Web Gateway reboots or services restart.
Symantec Web Gateway does not reboot or restart services if you configured port span/tap monitoring mode. The Web GUI is unavailable if Symantec Web Gateway reboots or services restart. Additional configuration is necessary for Symantec Web Gateway to function properly.
See Configuring Symantec Web Gateway after running the setup wizard.