Access Gateway Management Console Overview

Access Gateway Management Console is a command line interface to the Access Gateway instance that allows you to modify several configuration options that are not available in the 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. UI Console.

The following menus are available on the Management Console:

This pages does not contain information on logging in to the Management Console. For more information on how to access the Management Console, see First login to Management Console.

Network

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

For more information on using these commands, see Network in Access Gateway Management Console Command reference.

  1. Setup static networking: Enter the sub-menu to configure static networking for the Access Gateway appliance.

  2. Setup dhcp networking: Enter the sub-menu to configure DHCP networking for the Access Gateway appliance.

  3. Test network configuration: Enter the sub-menu to attempt connection to several websites and also checks the NGINX configuration and status.

  4. Edit /etc/hosts: Allows you to edit the /etc/hosts file on the Access Gateway appliance.

  5. Setup NIC bonding: Enter the sub-menu to configure a NIC bonding configuration similar to a static network configuration.

  6. Change interface (eth0): Enter the sub-menu to select a different network interface.

  7. Proxy settings: Enter the sub-menu to set up a proxy connection for the Access Gateway appliance, or remove a proxy configuration from the appliance.

  8. Ping: Determines if a destination host is reachable from the Access Gateway appliance.

  9. Connectivity test: Validates a connection between the Access Gateway appliance and any other system. Use this tool to valide if a backend application or server is able to reach the Access Gateway.

  10. s — Show running configuration: Displays the current configuration of the Access Gateway appliance.

  11. v — View configuration change plan: Displays the configuration change plan.

  12. c — Commit changes to system: Commit any unsaved changes to the Access Gateway appliance.

  13. r — Restart Networking: Restart the networking services on the Access Gateway appliance.

  14. x — Exit: Exit to the Management Console.

Services

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 Admin, and NTP.

For more information. see Services in Access Gateway Management Console Command reference.

NGINX

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

For more information, see NGINX in Access Gateway Management Console Command reference.

Access Gateway Admin

The Access Gateway Admin menu allows you to start, stop, and restart the Access Gateway Admin service, and check the status of the service.

For more information, see Access Gateway Admin in Access Gateway Management Console Command reference

NTP

The NTP menu allows you to start, stop, and restart the NTPD, check the status of the NTPD, and set the system time.

For more information, see NTP in Access Gateway Management Console Command reference

Kerberos

The Kerberos 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.

For more information, see Kerberos in Access Gateway Management Console Command reference

Monitor

The Monitor menu allows you to view the Access Gateway logs.

For more information, see Monitor in Access Gateway Management Console Command reference

System

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

For more information, see System, in Access Gateway Management Console Command reference

Change Password

The Change Password menu allows you to change the password for the oag-mgmt user. You will be asked to confirm the current password and enter/confirm the new password to successfully change the password.

See Access Gateway password policies for more information on acceptable passwords.

Change Web Console Password

The Change Web Console Password menu allows you to change the password for the administrator on the Access Gateway Admin UI. You will be asked to confirm the current password and enter/confirm the new password to successfully change the password.

See Access Gateway password policies for more information on acceptable passwords.

Exit

The Exit menu option exits the Access Gateway Management Console to the main operating system prompt.

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