By default, the
system ships with HTTP enabled on the Management interface.
To enable the GUI,
execute the interfaceconfig command at the command-line interface, edit the
interface that you want to connect to, and then enable the HTTP services or
secure HTTP services, or both.
You can also use
the Network > IP Interfaces page to enable or disable the GUI on an
interface, once you have the GUI enabled on any other interface. See
IP Interfaces for more
HTTP on an interface requires you to install a certificate. For more
information, see “Enabling a Certificate for HTTPS.”
For either service,
you specify the port on which you want the service to be enabled. By default,
HTTP is enabled on port 80 and HTTPS on port 443. If you enable both services
for an interface, you can automatically redirect HTTP requests to the secure
In addition, all
Working with User Accounts)
who attempt to access the GUI on this interface (either via HTTP or HTTPS )
must authenticate themselves via a standard username and passphrase login page.
You must save the
changes by using the commit command before you are able to access the GUI.
In the following
example, the GUI is enabled for the Data 1 interface. The interfaceconfig
command is used to enable HTTP on port 80 and HTTPS on port 443. (The
demonstration certificate is temporarily used for HTTP until the certconfig
command can be run. For more information, see “Installing Certificates on the
Cisco Appliance.”) HTTP requests to port 80 are configured to be automatically
redirected to port 443 for the Data1 interface.