Method for configuring HTTPS login to the web UI of the USG2000&5000

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Web login for the USG2000&5000
Operation procedure
Note:
The USG enables HTTP/HTTPS by default.
When you use HTTP for access, the device automatically switches to use HTTPS that is more secure.
1. Enable the HTTP service.
Run the system-view command to enter the system view.
Run the command of web-manager enable [ port port-number ] to enable the HTTP.
On the web browser, log in to the device through the address in the format of http://ip-address:port. The default port is 80.
2. Enable the HTTPS service.
By default, when the client PC logs in to the server using HTTPS, the server will send a default certificate to the client PC.
Run the system-view command to enter the system view.
Run the command of web-manager security enable port port-number to enable HTTPS.
On the web browser of the client PC, log in to the device through the address in the format of http://ip-address:port. The default port is 8443.
3. (Optional) Configure the timeout period for the web service.
Run the command of web-manager timeout minutes to set the web service timeout period.
The default web service timeout period is 10 minutes.
4. (Optional) Configure a web user.
Run the aaa command to enter the AAA view.
Run the command of local-user user-name password { cipher | irreversible-cipher } password to craete a local AAA user.
Run the command of local-user user-name service-type web to set user type to web.
Run the command of local-user user-name level level to specify the user level.
5. Note:
The default user name of admin and password of Admin@123 can be used for login.
To ensure successful login of the web user, you must at least configure the web user permission to level 3.

Task Example
1. Configure the IP address of the USG.
system-view
[USG] interface GigabitEthernet 0/0/1
[USG-GigabitEthernet0/0/1] ip address 10.1.1.1 24
[USG-GigabitEthernet0/0/1] quit
2. Add the interface to the security zone to ensure normal network communication. The detailed procedure is omitted.
3. Enable the web management function.
[USG] web-manager security enable port 2000
4. Configure a web user.
[USG] aaa
[USG-aaa] local-user webuser password irreversible-cipher Admin@123
[USG-aaa] local-user webuser service-type web
[USG-aaa] local-user webuser level 3
5. Configure the PC IP address as 10.1.1.100/24.
Use the PC browser to access https://10.1.1.1:2000. Enter the user name and password to check whether the device can be logged in to.

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Method for configuring HTTPS login to the web UI of the USG6000
You can configure the HTTPS login to the web UI as follows:
Note: If you only enable the web function by running web-manager enable but do not enable the HTTPS service by running web-manager security enable, you cannot log in to the device.
1. Networking requirement
Configure a local authentication administrator webadmin for the NGFW and require that the administrator use HTTPS to log in to the web UI.

2. Configuration roadmap
a. Configure the web service for the device and enable the HTTPS service on the interface to allow the administrator to use HTTPS to log in to the web UI.
b. Create an administrator.
3. Operation procedure
system-view
a. Enable the web service.
Enable HTTPS.
[NGFW] web-manager security enable port 8443
Configure the timeout period for the web service.
[NGFW] web-manager timeout 5
By default, the web service timeout period is 10 minutes.
(Optional) Configure automatic web UI lockout upon 5 consecutive administrator login failures.
Note:
By default, the web UI will be added to the blacklist for 10 minutes (cannot be modified) after 3 consecutive authentication failures.
[NGFW] firewall blacklist authentication-count login-failed 5
Configure the IP address on GigabitEthernet 1/0/3 and enable the HTTPS service.
system-view
[NGFW] interface GigabitEthernet 1/0/3
[NGFW-GigabitEthernet1/0/3] ip address 10.3.0.1 255.255.255.0
[NGFW-GigabitEthernet1/0/3] service-manage enable
[NGFW-GigabitEthernet1/0/3] service-manage https permit
[NGFW-GigabitEthernet1/0/3] quit
Add the interface to the security zone.
[NGFW] firewall zone trust
[NGFW-zone-trust] add interface GigabitEthernet1/0/3
[NGFW-zone-trust] quit
b. Create an administrator.
Create an administrator and bind a role to it.
[NGFW-aaa] manager-user webadmin
[NGFW-aaa-manager-user-webadmin] password
Enter Password:
Confirm Password:
[NGFW-aaa-manager-user-webadmin] service-type web
[NGFW-aaa-manager-user-webadmin] access-limit 10
[NGFW-aaa-manager-user-webadmin] level 3
[NGFW-aaa-manager-user-webadmin] quit
Log in to the NGFW on the administrator PC.
Open the browser on the PC and access https://10.3.0.1:8443, the IP address of the device to be logged in to.
On the login page, enter the administrator's user name and password, respectively webadmin and Myadmin@123, and click Enter to enter the web UI.

Method for configuring remote login to the web UI of the USG2000&5000 series
The management interface of the firewall has the web login function enabled by default. If you need to log in through other interfaces, enable HTTPS access management at corresponding interfaces.

Retrieving the web UI login password on the USG2000&5000
Retrieve the web UI login password on the USG2000&5000 as follows: In this case, you need to log in to the device through Telnet or console port. The operations are as follows (with user1 being the user that has forgotten the password): Login authentication Username:admin Password:********** Note: The max number of VTY users is 5, and the current number of VTY users on line is 1. NOTICE:This is a private communication system. Unauthorized access or use may lead to prosecution. system-view [USG] aaa [USG-aaa] local-user user1 password cipher password@123 //Indicates re-setting the password of account user1.

Method for changing the web service port of the USG2000&5000 series on the web UI
You can change the web service port number of the USG2000&5000 series on the web UI as follows: 1. Choose System > Administrator > Setting. 2. Select Enable corresponding to HTTP Service or HTTPS Service. 3. Enter the port number in HTTP Service Port or HTTPS Service Port. The default HTTP port number is 80, and the default HTTPS port number is 8443. 4. Click Apply. After logging in to the device using HTTP, you cannot disable the HTTP service or change the HTTP service port. After logging in to the device using HTTPS, you cannot disable the HTTPS service or change the HTTPS service port.

Browsers supported by the web UI of the USG2000&5000
Browsers supported by the web UI of the USG2000&5000 and browser settings: The Web system supports multiple browsers. You can log in to the web system through either Firefox 3.0 (or later versions) or the Internet Explorer 6.0 (or later versions). Note: 1. When you log in to the web system by using the Internet Explorer 8.0 or 9.0, to make sure that contents can be properly displayed on the web page, select ToolsCompatibility View in the menu bar. 2. When you use the Internet Browser, do not set the security level too high; otherwise, the web page cannot be displayed. If you use the web proxy to access the web system, select ToolsInternet Options Advanced on the menu bar, and select Use HTTP 1.1 through proxy connections. Otherwise, the web page cannot be displayed. The previous options are examples from IE 6.0. 3. If you use Firefox, select Tools OptionsContent on the menu bar and select Enable JavaScript. Then select ToolsOptionsPrivacy, Accept cookies from cites, and Accept third-party cookies. Otherwise, the web page cannot be displayed. The previous options are examples from Firefox 3.6. 4. The web platform does not support the backward, forward, refresh buttons on a browser. If you use these buttons, the web page may return to the login page. 5. To ensure the normal display of the page after the version upgrade, you are advised to clear the browser cache and cookies and then access the page. Internet Explorer 6.0 is used as an example. On the menu bar of the Internet Explorer browser, select ToolsInternet Options. In Temporary Internet files on the General tab page, click Delete Cookies. Then click OK. In Temporary Internet files on the General tab page, click Delete Files. Select Delete all offline content and click OK.

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