Login method of the USG2000&5000 series

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The USG2000&5000 series supports login through the console port, web UI, Telnet, and SSH.

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Login method of the USG2000&5000 series
The USG2000&5000 series supports login through the console port, web UI, Telnet, and SSH.

Login method if the account and password are forgotten for the USG2000&5000 series
Upon the factory delivery, default administrator account admin and password Admin@123 are provided for the access to the USG2000&5000 series in three modes: Telnet, web UI, and console port.

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

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.

First login to the USG2000&5000
Administrators can log in to the web UI through the console interface or HTTPS.

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