This guide goes over the specifics of creating and managing a NetFoundry network using the web console.  

Create a Network

The steps for creating a Network are straightforward. Go to Network Settings  Manage Networks to get the process started. Click the blue plus-sign in the upper right corner to create a new network. 'Provisioned' means your network was successfully completed, and this typically occurs in less than twenty minutes. 


On the 'Create a New Network' screen, you'll find fields for your Network Group, Network Type (Version), and Network Name. As always, a unique name is needed to create a Network. To create a Network, select 'Version 7 (Experimental)' and give your network a name. Then click 'Create my Network' to finish the process. 


 Your new network will show a grey spinning globe and a status of 'Provisioning' while it is being created. In a few minutes, the globe will turn green and the status will change to 'Provisioned'. After that you are able to create your other Network components. provioned_vs_provisionng.png

Manage Your Network 

To manage your existing Network, navigate to Manage Networks. Click on a network row to edit it. Use the ellipsis menu at the end of each row to take actions on an individual network. Use the select bubbles in the first column of the table to select multiple networks for bulk delete.

At this time, you are only able to delete a network, not edit it. delete_ziti_network.png 

Network Dashboard

For Network Overview and Component information, navigate to the Dashboard by Selecting the Globe ("Network Settings") at the upper left of the Console.   When the Management buttons appear, select the "Network Dashboard" button.  This will give you an overview of your currently selected network.  Select Component boxes or Navigation buttons for specific component management.   The Component related installers can be found on the upper right "Download Installers" box.    Network utilization time-frames can be customized by selecting the desired time box (Note: this selection also affects Event timeline time-frame and any other time related information boxes). 



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