Service

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, NTP and Session Cache.

Enter 2 at the main menu to enter the Access Gateway Services sub-menu.

Service commands

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.

  1. Start : Starts the service.
  2. Stop : Stops the service.
  3. Restart : Restart the service.
  4. Check status: This option displays the current status of the service, such as whether the service is running or stopped.
  5. Re-generate SSL Certification: Regenerate the SSL Certification
  6. Update SSL certificate: Update the SSL Certificate.
  7. Disable TLS 1.1: Disable support for TLS 1.1.
  8. Enable TLS 1.1: Enable support for TLS 1.1.
  9. Manage Ciphers: Manage ciphers.

Start, Stop, Restart

  1. Press 1,2 or 3 in the NGINX menu.

  2. The NGINX service will execute the requested operation.

  3. Press Enter to return to the NGINX menu.

Check Status

  1. Press 4 in the NGINX menu.

  2. The NGINX service status will be displayed.

  3. Press Enter to return to the NGINX menu.

Regenerate SSL Certificate

  1. Press 5 in the NGINX menu.

  2. Enter the domain name used to set up the Access Gateway appliance, and press Enter.

  3. Press Enter to return to the NGINX menu.

Update SSL certificate

  1. Press 6 in the NGINX menu.

  2. A list of known certifications will be displayed

    Press Enter to continue.

  3. Enter the domain name of the certificate to be updated.
    Note: You must have the contents of the replacement certificate file on hand and ready to be pasted into an editor.

  4. Follow the on screen instructions to insert, modify and save an updated certificate

  5. Press Enter to return to the NGINX menu.

Disable or Enable TLS 1.1

  1. Press 7 or 8 to disable or enable TLS 1.1 in the NGINX menu.

  2. Press Enter to return to the NGINX menu.

Manage Ciphers

  1. Press 9 in the NGINX menu.

  2. Note: The currently specified cipher set is displayed

  3. Enter the new cipher set.
    Note: Cipher suites are seperated by ':'. Cipher suites to be excluded are prefixed by '!'.

  4. Press Enter to return to the NGINX menu.

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

The sub-menu contain the following commands:

  1. Start: Start Access Gateway Admin.
  2. Stop: Stop Access Gateway Admin.
  3. Restart: Restart Access Gateway Admin.
  4. Check status: Display the Access Gateway Admin status.

NTP

The NTP sub-menu contain the following commands:

  1. Setup NTP: Setup NTP, adding, removing or changing an NTP server.

  2. Start: Start the NTP service.

  3. Stop: Stop the NTP service.

  4. Restart: Restart the NTP service.

  5. Check status: Display NTP service status.

  6. Set System Time: Set the system time.

Session Cache

The Session Cache sub-menu contain the following commands:

  1. Start: Start the session cache service.

  2. Stop: Stop the session cache service.

  3. Restart: Restart the sessions cache service.

  4. Status Session Cache: Display cache service status.

  5. Display Running Statistics: Display cache service status.

  6. Change Memory Usage[...]: Change the memory allocated to Session Cache.

    1. Select 6 Change Memory Usage[...]
    2. Enter one of:
      • value - A specific value in MB.
        For example: 1500, 1500MB of memory.
      • -value - All memory less value.
        For example: -500, all memory less 500MB.
      • value% - A percentage of memory.
        For example: 30%, 30% of total memory.
      • -value% - All memory less value%.
        For example: -10%, all memory less 10%.

DNS Resolver

The DNS Resolver sub-menu contain the following commands:

  1. Start: Start the DNS Resolver.

  2. Stop: Stop the DNS Resolver.

  3. Restart: Restart the DNS Resolver.

  4. Check status: Display DNS Resolver service status.

  5. Reset: Reset the DNS Resolver service.