Secure Services Gateway 140
Use the instructions in this guide to help you connect your Secure Services Gateway (SSG) 140 device
to your network. Foradditional configuration information, see the SSG 140 Hardware Installation and
CONNECTING THE DEVICE
Use the network diagram above and the instructions below to connect andset up the
SSG 140 device to protect your network. Use the LEDs on the front panel of the device
to help you determine its status.
Connect the workstation to the device using either of thefollowing
• Connect an Ethernet cable from the Trusted port labeled 0/0 to
the Ethernet port on the workstation.
(We recommend this connection method.)
• Connect a straight-throughserial cable from the console port to
the supplied DB-9 adapter which then connects to the serial
port on the workstation.
Connect the power cable between the device and a power source.
(Werecommend using a surge protector.) Confirm that the following
LEDs are working correctly:
Ensure that the POWER LED glows green. This indicates that the
device is receiving power.
Afterthe device starts (about one minute), ensure that the
STATUS LED blinks green. This indicates that the device is
Ensure that the Link Activity LEDs glow green for theconnected
Ethernet ports. This indicates that the Ethernet ports were
Configure the workstation to access the device through a browser:
Ensure that your workstation isproperly connected to the device
using one of the methods presented in step 1.
Change the TCP/IP settings of your workstation to obtain its IP
address automatically from the device using...