Interfaces

On the Dashboard > Interfaces page, you can see the bandwidth used by each interface on your Firebox or XTM device and detailed information about each interface. This includes wireless interfaces configured for your AP devices.

Review Interface Bandwidth

On the Interfaces page, Bandwidth tab, you can review the bandwidth of incoming and outgoing connections through each interface on the XTM device.

For each interface, these details are included:

Zone

The trust zone for this interface.

IP Address

The IP address for this interface.

Gateway

The gateway defined for this interface.

Netmask

The network mask configured for this interface.

MAC

The MAC address defined for this interface.

Sent

Total amount of bandwidth used (in KB) for traffic sent over this interface.

Received

Total amount of bandwidth used (in KB) for traffic received over this interface.

Screen shot of the Interfaces page, Bandwidth tab.

Review Interface Details

To see detailed information about the Firebox or XTM device network interfaces:

  1. Select Dashboard > Interfaces.
    The Interfaces page appears with the Bandwidth tab selected by default.
  2. Select the Detail tab.
    Detailed information about each interface appears.

Screen shot of the Interfaces > Detail page

Link Status

If the interface is active, Up appears. If it is not active, Down appears.

Alias

The interface name.

Enabled

Includes whether each interface is enabled or disabled.

IPv4 Address

The IPv4 address configured for each interface.

Netmask

Network mask for each interface.

Gateway

The gateway defined for each interface.

MAC Address

The MAC address for each interface.

Name

The interface number.

Zone

The trust zone for each interface.

IPv6

The IPv6 address configured for the selected interface. When you select an interface, if IPv6 is configured for that interface, information about the IPv6 configuration for that interface appears in this text box.

DNS Servers

The DNS Servers that generate the IP address for the external interface, if you configure the external interface on the device to use a PPPoE server to get an IP address.

Release or Renew a DHCP Lease

For any external interface with DHCP enabled, you can release or renew the DHCP lease on an IP address. This includes external VLAN interfaces.

  1. Select Dashboard > Interfaces.
    The Interfaces page appears.
  2. Select the Detail tab.
  3. Select an external interface with DHCP enabled.
    The DHCP Release and DHCP Renew buttons are enabled at the bottom of the page.

Screen shot of the Fireware XTM Web UI System Status > Interfaces page

  1. To release the DHCP lease for the selected interface, click DHCP Release.
  2. To refresh the DHCP lease for the selected interface, click DHCP Renew.

For more information about the Dashboard pages, see About the Dashboard and System Status Pages.

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