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How to Remotely Manage a Firewall in Transparent Mode Using Telnet?

Publication Date:  2012-07-17 Views:  348 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
A firewall in transparent mode has no Layer-3 route. How to remotely manage the firewall using Telnet? If the IP address route is reachable, the device can be remotely managed using Telnet.
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Handling Process
A system IP address cannot be configured on the USG5300 in transparent mode. To remotely manage the device using Telnet, do as follows:
L3------USG5300 (transparent mode)------L3. Configure a sub address at Layer 3. For example, configure a sub IP address, sub, for the USG5300 interface at Layer 3, and configure a VLAN, for example, VLAN 100, on the USG5300. VLAN 100 contains two interfaces on the USG5300 connecting to Layer 3. Set the Layer-3 Vlanif 100 IP address to at interface vlan 100. This IP address is reachable through routes on the entire network. Then the USG5300 can be managed remotely.

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