On-premises installation
Quick installation guide for Airlock Gateway on-premises installation

Boot from an installation medium

  • 1.
    Before upgrading from an older Airlock Gateway version, check the Release notes and upgrade information.
  • 2.
    Connect a monitor and a keyboard or establish a terminal connection to the first serial console (9600 baud, 8N1).
  • 3.
    Insert the installation DVD or an USB flash drive and reboot the server.
  • You might have to change the boot device order in the BIOS or UEFI.

Install Airlock Gateway

  • 1.
    Follow the instructions on the screen to start the installation process.
  • 2.
    When asked for a network connection, enter the details for the Management Interface:
    • Enter IP address, the subnet, and the default route to the management web-UI, called Airlock Gateway Configuration Center.
  • 3.
    Choose the installation target disk, a mirror disk, and confirm the recommended disk partitioning layout.
  • 4.
    Enter a user name and password for the administrator account.
    This login is required to access the Airlock Gateway Configuration Center.
  • 5.
    Enable System clock uses UTC and select your local time zone.
  • 6.
    Enter a root password.
    Root login is required for command line login (console and SSH).
  • 7.
    The installation starts and will take approximately 15–30 minutes.
  • 8.
    Wait until the installation has finished. The system reboots automatically and starts up all services.

Initial system setup

  • 1.
    Use a browser to connect to the Airlock Gateway Configuration Center https://<ip-address>.
  • 2.
    Log in with the administrator account you created earlier.
  • 3.
    Go through the configuration pages under the System Setup menu:
    • License – Enter your license key. New license keys can be ordered from airlock-order@ergon.ch – make sure to include the first MAC address of each system.
    • Updates – Download the latest update package from Techzone download page for Airlock Gateway and upload and apply it.
    • Nodes & Interfaces – Set up all network interfaces and the corresponding IP addresses.
    • Routes/Hosts/Network Services – Verify the network settings.
  • 4.
    Correct any errors, check all warnings and activate your changes using the Activate button.

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