Manager Appliance (Linux) Quick Start Guide The Manager Appliance runs on a pre-installed, hardened McAfee Linux Operating System and comes pre-loaded with the Network Security Manager software. This guide provides a high-level description of how to configure the Manager Appliance running on McAfee Linux Operating System. For detailed information, see the Manager Appliance (Linux) Installation Guide. Verify the shipment Verify shipment against content list for the Accessory kit shipped with the Manager Appliance. Download documentationMcAfee Product Documentation for Manager Appliance is available at the following locations: Verify system specifications and requirementsThese are the hardware and software specifications and requirements for the Manager Appliance. Manager Appliance front panel descriptionThe Manager Appliance front panel contains ports, LED lights for status and buttons to perform operations. Manager Appliance back panel descriptionThe Manager Appliance back panel contains ports and connectors for configuration. Manager Appliance LEDs Rack installation Server system installation Install system into rack Connect the Manager Appliance to power supply and network After you have installed the Manager Appliance on the rack, connect the appliance to the power source and to your network. Connect a monitor, keyboard, and a mouse, which are required to configure the Manager Appliance. Configure the Manager Appliance Log in to the Manager Appliance using a console client and configure the network settings as shown below. Commands for the Manager service Access Manager UI from a client machine You can manage the application remotely by accessing the UI of Manager using a client computer.