Configure Firebox System Settings

Some of the features described in this topic are only available to participants in the WatchGuard Cloud Beta program. If a feature described in this topic is not available in your version of WatchGuard Cloud, it is a beta-only feature.

For a cloud-managed Firebox, system settings include:

  • Firebox Name
  • Time Zone
  • NTP Servers
  • Device Feedback

For a cloud-managed FireCluster, system settings include:

  • FireCluster Name
  • Time Zone
  • NTP Servers
  • Device Feedback
  • FireCluster Settings (Identification, Interface, and Communication Settings)

On the Device Configuration page for a cloud-managed Firebox or FireCluster, the Settings tile shows a summary of configured system settings.

Screen shot of the Settings tile on the Device Configuration page

Screen shot of the FireCluster Settings tile on the Device Configuration page

When you add a Firebox to WatchGuard Cloud as a cloud-managed device, you configure the Firebox name and time zone. Three NTP servers are automatically added.

Firebox devices also return detailed device feedback by default. For information on how to configure device feedback settings, see Configure Device Feedback Settings.

To see and update FireCluster settings for a cloud-managed FireCluster, see Configure Firebox System Settings.

To see and update the device settings for a Firebox: 

  1. In WatchGuard Cloud, select Configure > Devices.
  2. Select the cloud-managed Firebox.
  3. Click Device Configuration.
  4. Click the Settings tile.
    The Settings page opens.

Screen shot of the Device Settings page

  1. In the Name text box, edit the Firebox name.
  2. From the Time Zone drop-down list, select the time zone at the location where the Firebox is installed.
  3. On the NTP Servers tab, type the addresses of up to three NTP servers.
  4. To save configuration updates to the cloud, click Save.

See Also

Add a Cloud-Managed Firebox to WatchGuard Cloud

Add a Cloud-Managed FireCluster

Configure Device Feedback Settings

Configure Log Server Settings for Cloud-Managed Fireboxes