Go to the table of contents Go to the previous page Go to the next page View or print as PDF
Changing the Management Server IP Address or Name : Changing the IP address of the Forcepoint management server
Changing the IP address of the Forcepoint management server
Changing the Management Server | Web, Data, and Email Solutions | 30-Nov-2018
 
 
Warning 
Before changing the IP address of the Forcepoint management server, remove the web protection Log Server from the management server machine (if applicable). The steps below include instructions for reinstalling it after the IP address change is complete.
Complete the following steps after changing the IP address of the management server.
1.
See Configuring the infrastructure to use a new IP address or hostname for instructions.
If SQL Server Express is installed on this machine, it will be automatically configured to the new IP address along with the infrastructure components.
2.
(Web protection solutions only): Update the configuration of the Web Security management components to reflect the new IP address:
a.
Recreate the Web Security Apache SSL certificates. See Creating Apache SSL Certificates. When following these instructions, be sure to edit the openssl.txt file to reflect the new IP address of the management server.
b.
Edit the Web Security catalina.properties file to reflect the new IP address. See Configuring Tomcat to a use new local IP address.
c.
Navigate to the C:\Program Files (x86)\Websense\Web Security\bin\ directory and open the websense.ini file in a text editor.
Update the value of the LocalServerIP parameter to the new IP address.
d.
LogServer.exe -i
LogServer.exe -r
e.
f.
If the SQL Server location value changes, use the Windows Services tool to restart Websense Log Server.
g.
Use the Windows Services tool to restart the Websense RTM Server and Websense RTM Client services.
After changing the Log Server IP address, if alerts appear from old IP address, restart Policy Server to clear the old alert data.
3.
(Email protection solutions only): Edit the Forcepoint Email Security catalina.properties file to reflect the new IP address. See Configuring Tomcat to a use new local IP address.
4.
(Email protection solutions only): If the Email Log Server is installed on the management server, update the Security Manager with its new IP address. See Configuring a new hostname for web protection management components.
 
Note 
If there are multiple Forcepoint Email Security appliances in the deployment, update each with the new IP address of the Email Log Server. To update other appliances, complete the steps again in Configuring a new hostname for web protection management components with the following modifications:
a.
After logging into the Security Manager, click the Appliances icon in the Security Manager banner.
b.
Click Manage Appliances and select the appliance to update.
c.
d.
5.
(Email protection solutions only): If the email protection Log Database is located on the management server (e.g., SQL Server Express is installed on the machine and maintains the Log Database), update the database location in the Security Manager. See Updating the Log Database location for Forcepoint Email Security.
6.
(Forcepoint DLP only): Modify the management server installation to reflect the change. See Changing the IP address for Forcepoint DLP management components.
7.
*
*

Go to the table of contents Go to the previous page Go to the next page View or print as PDF
Changing the Management Server IP Address or Name : Changing the IP address of the Forcepoint management server
Copyright 2018 Forcepoint. All rights reserved.