How do I add a remote sensor to our central manager?

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We finally have one of these setup in our Canada office. Can you let me know how to add it to our US unit?
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All LANGuardian systems (Standalone, Central Managers and Sensors) are built using the same software, but are configured and licensed in different ways.

To create a Central Manager and Sensor system:

Before you Begin, you will need: 

  • to know the IP address and Administrator Web GUI password of your Central Manager system.
  • a system to configure as a sensor. This system require 2 network cards.

1. Create a new LANGuardian system:

 1.1 Download the LANGuardian software (from here) and install as a regular (standalone)  LANGuardiian system. These videos describe how to do this on a physical and virtual  system.

2. Verify that the new system is correctly receiving SPAN traffic

 2.1 Confirm this on the LANGuardian Sensors GUI page (under SPAN)

3. Verify the new LANGuardian system can connect to the Central Manager

  3.1 Access the console (cli) and select option 4 (Ping). Enter the Central Manger IP address

4. Convert the new system to probe (sensor) mode and bind it to a Central Manager

 4.1 Access the new LANGuardian console and select option 7 (Set Operating Mode)

 4.2 Select 'Change to probe'

 4.3 Supply the password of the web GUI on the Central Manager system.

5. Add the new sensor on the Central Manager

 5.1 Access the Web GUI on your Central Manager system and go to Settings --> Sensors -->  Add new sensor.  Choose 'Remote/Local' and your new sensor's IP address should be  visible. If not then review your license to make sure you are licensed to add additional  sensors.