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Introduction : Installing LiveWire
Installing LiveWire
LiveWire Edge
To install LiveWire Edge:
1. Attach the rubber feet to the bottom of LiveWire Edge and place LiveWire Edge on a flat surface.
2. Attach the power adapter by screwing in the connector on the adapter to the power-in socket on the back panel.
3. Plug the other end of the power adapter into a reliable power source.
CAUTION: Do not place anything on top of or directly next to LiveWire Edge. Any obstructions to the heat sink located on top of LiveWire Edge can cause the unit to overheat.
4. Connect LiveWire Edge to the network to capture traffic:
From the Bridge ports: To use the Bridge ports, connect LiveWire Edge inline on a network segment. In this mode, connect the eth 4 port to the side of the network with the upstream router; and connect eth 5 to the LAN side of the network.
From the Span ports: To use the span ports, connect LiveWire Edge directly to a span port from a switch or router.
5. To configure and use the LiveWire Edge, connect the ‘MGMT’ port to the network.
Connect to LiveWire Edge via the Mini-USB port
The Mini-USB port (Console port) on LiveWire Edge lets you connect to another computer terminal for advanced diagnostics or recovery access using a mini-USB console cable (included with LiveWire Edge) connected from the USB port on your PC/laptop to the Mini-USB Port of LiveWire Edge.
Using the Mini-USB port on LiveWire Edge, a laptop, and a terminal program of your choice, you can log into LiveWire Edge and access the LiveWire command prompt (admin@ivewire).
To connect to LiveWire Edge:
1. Connect the mini-USB console cable from your laptop to the Mini-USB port on LiveWire Edge.
2. Using any serial terminal program (e.g., HyperTerminal or Putty), establish a connection to LiveWire. Make sure the appropriate terminal settings match the default settings below for LiveWire Edge:
Terminal Type: [VT100+]
Bits per second: [115200]
Data Bits: [8]
Parity: [None]
Stop Bits: [1]
Flow Control: [None]
VT-UTF8 Combo Key Support: [Enabled]
Recorder Mode: [Disabled]
Resolution 100x31: [Enabled]
3. Once a connection to LiveWire Edge has been established, the LiveWire Edge login prompt appears.
4. Log into LiveWire Edge as you normally would. The LiveWire Edge command prompt (admin@livewire) appears.