Edge Management feature allows you to configure general settings, authentication, and encryption for an Edge. It allows you to activate or deactivate configuration updates for an Edge. You can also select a default Software & Firmware Image.
- In the Operator portal, on the Monitor Customers screen, click on a Customer name.
- From the top menu, click Service Settings, and then from the left menu, click Edge Management.
- You can configure the following options and click Save Changes.
|General Edge Settings
|Edge Link Down Limit
|You can set this value for each Edge by selecting the Customize check box. This overrides the value set through the system property
|Number of days
|Enter a value in the range 1 to 365. The default value is 1.
|Choose the default option to authenticate the Edges associated to the Customer.
Note: On clicking Save Changes, you are asked to confirm if the selected Edge authentication setting is applicable to all the impacted Edges or only the new Edges. By default, Apply to all Edges check box is selected.
|Click the Activate Secure Edge Access button to allow the user to access Edges using Password-based or Key-based authentication. You can activate this option only once. But you can switch to either Password-based or Key-based authentication any number of times. For more details, see Configure User Account details.
|Device Secret Encryption
|Enable Encrypt Device Secrets
|Click the Enable For All Edges button to activate device secret encryption for all the Edges in the current Enterprise. This action causes restart of all the Edges. However, Edges which already have this feature activated are not affected.
Note: You can activate this option for individual Edges at the time of creating a new Edge. For more information, see the topic Provision a New Edge in the VMware SD-WAN Administration Guide.
|Disable Edge Configuration Updates
|By default, this option is activated. This option allows you to actively push the configuration updates to Edges. Slide the toggle button to turn it Off.
|Enable Configuration Updates Post-Upgrade
|By default, this option is deactivated. This option allows you to control when post-Orchestrator upgrade configuration changes are applied to their Edges. Slide the toggle button to turn it On.
Software & Firmware Images
- Navigate to the Global Settings service of the Enterprise portal.
- Go to .
- Select the Allow Customer to manage software check box.