You can configure the security protocols and cryptographic algorithms that are used to encrypt communications between clients and the Unified Access Gateway appliance from the admin configuration pages.
Review the Unified Access Gateway Deployment Properties. The following settings information is required:
Static IP address for the Unified Access Gateway appliance
IP Address of the DNS server
Password for the administration console
URL of the server instance or load balancer that the Unified Access Gateway appliance points to
Syslog server URL to save the event log files
- In the admin UI Configure Manual section, click Select.
- In the Advanced Settings section, click the System Configuration gearbox icon.
- Edit the following Unified Access Gateway appliance configuration values.
Default Value and Description
Unique UAG appliance name.
Specifies the locale to use when generating error messages.
en_US for American English. This is the default.
ja_JP for Japanese
fr_FR for French
de_DE for German
zh_CN for Simplified Chinese
zh_TW for Traditional Chinese
ko_KR for Korean
es for Spanish
pt_BR for Brazilian Portuguese
en_BR for British English
Most cases, the default settings do not need to be changed. This is the cryptographic algorithms that are used to encrypt communications between clients and the Unified Access Gateway appliance. Cipher settings are used for enabling various security protocols.
Honor Cipher Order
Default is NO. Select YES to enable TLS cipher list order control.
TLS 1.0 Enabled
Default is NO. Select YES to enable TLS 1.0 security protocol.
TLS 1.1 Enabled
Default is YES. The TLS 1.1 security protocol is enabled.
TLS 1.2 Enabled
Default is YES. The TLS 1.2 security protocol is enabled.
Enter the Syslog server URL that is used for logging Unified Access Gateway events. This value can be a URL or a host name or IP address. If you do not set the syslog server URL, no events are logged. Enter as
Health Check URL
Enter a URL that the load balancer connects to and checks the health of Unified Access Gateway.
Cookies to be Cached
The set of cookies that Unified Access Gateway caches. The default is none.
Select the static IP mode, either STATICV4 OR STATICV6.
Default value is 36000000 milliseconds.
Enable YES to pause the Unified Access Gateway appliance to achieve a consistent state to perform maintenance tasks
Default value is 60.
Number of days current administrator password is valid. The default is 90 days. Specify zero (0) if password will never expire.
Specify the request timeout in seconds. The default is 3000.
Body Receive Timeout
Specify the body receive timeout in seconds. The default is 5000.
Specify the authentication timeout in seconds. The default is 300000.
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- Click Save.
What to do next
Configure the edge service settings for the components that Unified Access Gateway is deployed with. After the edge settings are configured, configure the authentication settings.