Learn about the Access Gateway command line management console

 

The Access Gateway Command Line Console provides options and settings specific to the system as a whole. Using the Command Line console, you can manage networking, specify NGINXNginx is a web server which can also be used as a reverse proxy, load balancer, mail proxy and HTTP cache. settings, configure high availability and more.

First Login

The first time you log in to the Access Gateway Management Console, we highly recommend that you change the password for the oag-mgmt user. NoteWhen using SSH to access the Access Gateway Management Console some features may be disabled.
  1. Start the Access Gateway VM and open a terminal window. Default credentials are given below:

    1. Username: oag-mgmt

    2. Password: <default-password>

     

Once you are logged in, the system will provide you with various menu options, several which are high lighted below.

Network Menu

The Network menu contains options for checking the status of the network and modifying the network settings.

Service Menu

The Services menu allows you to start, stop, and restart services on the Access Gateway appliance, as well as check the status of the running services and regenerate an SSL certificate. The available services you can view are NGINX, Access Gateway AdminAn abbreviation of administrator. This is the individual(s) who have access to the Okta Administrator Dashboard. They control the provisioning and deprovisioning of end users, the assigning of apps, the resetting of passwords, and the overall end user experience. Only administrators have the Administration button on the upper right side of the My Applications page., NTP and Session Cache.

NGINX

The NGINX menu allows you to start, stop, and restart the NGINX service, check the status of the service, regenerate the associated SSL certificate and more.

Kerberos Menu

The KerberosKerberos is a computer-network authentication protocol that works on the basis of tickets to allow nodes communicating over a non-secure network to prove their identity to one another in a secure manner. menu allows you to list or destroy Kerberos tickets.

When listing a ticket, the software provides the Kerberos principal and Kerberos ticket held in the credential cache or keytab file.

Destroying a user’s active Kerberos authorization is achieved by overwriting and deleting the credential cache that contains them.

Monitoring Menu

The Monitor menu allows you to view the Access Gateway logs. See also About Access Gateway logging.

System Menu

The System menu allows you to change the hostname of the Access Gateway instance and reboot or shut down the Access Gateway instance.

Change Access Gateway Console Password

The Change Access Gateway Console Password menu allows you to change the password for the oag-mgmt user.

Change Access Gateway Web Console Password

The Change Access Gateway Web Console Password menu allows you to change the password for the administrator on the Access Gateway Admin UI.

Support Connection

The Support Connection menu option allows you to enable and disable support connections.

 

See Command Line Management Console reference for a complete list of all supported commands.

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