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See Firebox Cloud VM Information

You can see information about the Firebox Cloud virtual machine in Fireware Web UI and Firebox System Manager.

VM Information in Fireware Web UI

For Firebox Cloud, some pages in Fireware Web UI include information about the Firebox Cloud virtual machine and virtual interfaces.

The Front Panel Dashboard

For Firebox Cloud, the Front Panel dashboard page includes this information about the Firebox Cloud instance:

  • Instance ID — The virtual machine identifier
  • Instance Type — The type of AWS or Azure virtual machine instance
  • Availability Zone — The AWS Availability Zone or Azure region where the Firebox Cloud virtual machine is deployed

The VM Information System Status Page

The System Status > VM Information page includes more details about the Firebox Cloud virtual machine.

The VM Information for Firebox Cloud for AWS includes:

  • Instance ID — The virtual machine identifier
  • Instance Type — The type of AWS virtual machine instance
  • Availability Zone — The AWS Availability Zone
  • Public Hostname — The public host name of the Firebox Cloud virtual machine
  • Public IPv4 Address — The public IPv4 address for the external interface
  • Security Group — The AWS security group
  • Public Key — The public key for this Firebox Cloud virtual machine

The VM Information for Firebox Cloud for Azure includes:

  • VM ID — The virtual machine ID. This is the same as the Instance ID on the Front Panel.
  • VM Size — The Azure VM size. This is the same as the Instance Type on the Front Panel.
  • Location — The Azure region. This is the same as the Availability Zone on the Front Panel.
  • Public Hostname — The host name for the Firebox Cloud instance external interface
  • Public IPv4 Address — The public IPv4 address for the external interface

The Interfaces Dashboard

The Interfaces Dashboard page includes information about the status of virtual network interfaces associated with each Firebox Cloud interface. The content shown in the Detail tab varies slightly for Firebox Cloud on AWS or Azure.

For Firebox Cloud on AWS, the Interfaces Dashboard page includes this information:

  • Interface ID — The elastic network interface (eni) ID
  • Public Hostname — The public DNS host name for the external interface
  • Public IPv4 address — The public IPv4 address for the external interface
  • Local Hostname — The private DNS host name for the network interface
  • Device Number — The interface number
  • VPC ID — The ID of the VPC where the instance of Firebox Cloud is deployed
  • Link Status — The link status of each interface (Up or Down)
  • DNS Servers — The list of DNS servers that generate the public IPv4 address

Screen shot of the Interfaces dashboard, Detail tab for a Firebox Cloud instance on AWS

The Interfaces Dashboard for a Firebox Cloud instance on AWS

For Firebox Cloud on Azure, the Interfaces Dashboard page includes this information:

  • Public IPv4 address — The public IPv4 address for the external interface
  • Local IPv4 address — The private IPv4 address for the external interface
  • Device Number — The interface number
  • Link Status — The link status of each interface (Up or Down)
  • DNS Servers — The list of DNS servers that generate the public IPv4 address

Screen shot of the Interfaces dashboard, Detail tab for a Firebox Cloud instance on Azure

The Interfaces Dashboard for a Firebox Cloud instance on Azure

You can also see some information about the virtual machine in Firebox System Manager, as described in the next section.

VM Information in Firebox System Manager

To use Firebox System Manager to monitor Firebox Cloud, you must install WatchGuard System Manager v12.2 or higher. When you use Firebox System Manager to manage Firebox Cloud, the VM Information tab shows information about the Firebox Cloud virtual machine.

The VM Information for Firebox Cloud for AWS includes:

  • Instance ID — The virtual machine identifier
  • Instance Type — The type of AWS virtual machine instance
  • Availability Zone — The AWS Availability Zone
  • Public Hostname — The public host name of the Firebox Cloud virtual machine
  • Public IPv4 Address — The public IPv4 address for the external interface
  • Security Group — The AWS security group
  • Public Key — The public key for this Firebox Cloud virtual machine

The VM Information for Firebox Cloud for Azure includes:

  • VM ID — The virtual machine ID. This is the same as the Instance ID on the Front Panel.
  • VM Size — The Azure VM size. This is the same as the Instance Type on the Front Panel.
  • Location — The Azure region. This is the same as the Availability Zone on the Front Panel.
  • Public Hostname — The host name for the Firebox Cloud instance external interface
  • Public IPv4 Address — The public IPv4 address for the external interface

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