Configure network with connector VM console menu

Use the connector VM console menu to perform network configuration tasks.

Perform network configuration tasks in VMware or VirtualBox environments with the connector console.

  1. Open the console of the connector. If the screen is blank, press any key to bring it back.
    Connector is fully operational message appears.

  2. Follow the instructions on the screen and press ALT+F3 (Windows) or FN+ALT+F3 (MacOS).
    Connector VM network configuration console menu appears.

  3. Select an option from the console menu and enter the required information to perform network configuration task.


These tasks apply only to connectors installed in VMware or VirtualBox environments.

Console menu optionTaskMore info
1) Configure Static IPv4 AddressAssign a static IP address to a connectorEnter a static IP, netmask, gateway and DNS server for this connector. Next, select 5).
2) Configure DHCPConfigure DHCP for a connectorIn Configuring DHCP. Proceed? type y. Next, select 4).
3) Configure DNS ServerConfigure a DNS configuration server to a connectorEnter the DNS server address. Connector points to a new DNS server, and pings and the to ensure connectivity. Next, select 4).
4) Print Current IPv4 ConfigurationCheck connector connectivityNote the connector's IP address, netmask, gateway, DNS settings, and proxy configuration. Next, select 5).
5) Check Reachability To CloudVerify connectivityThe connector uses and to ensure connectivity.
6) Start SSH ServerStart the SSH serverMessage about SSH start and a process number appears.
7) Stop SSH ServerStop the SSH serverMessage about SSH stop and that no process was found appears.
8) Configure HTTP/HTTPS Proxy InformationConfigure a forward proxy serverType y, enter the URL, and port number for the forward proxy (for example, Connector uses the new forward proxy server, and use Enterprise Application Access and pings to ensure connectivity.
9) Unset HTTP/HTTPS Proxy InformationUnset a forward proxy serverType y. The forward proxy is unset and the service is restarted with a new IP configuration. After configuration change, it pings and to ensure connectivity.
10) Reject Remote Debug ChannelDisable remote debuggingKeep remote debugging disabled by default.
11) Accept Remote Debug ChannelEnable remote debuggingEnable to solve connector issues with support. Next, select 10).
12) Set Forward Proxy EnabledEnable a forward proxyIn Configuring Set Forward Proxy. Proceed? type y. Connector establishes a connection to the applications behind the forward proxy.
13) Set Forward Proxy DisabledDisable a forward proxyIn Configuring Unset Forward Proxy. Proceed? type y. Connector disables a connection to the applications behind the forward proxy.
14) Specify NTP ServerConfigure an NTP serverIn Configuring NTP Server. Proceed? type y. In Specify NTP server name enter the server name.
15) Reset NTP Config To DefaultReset the NTP configuration to the default serverIn Configuring NTP Server To Default. Proceed? type y.
16) ExitLeave the console menu


If your connectors run within Amazon, make sure the connector instance is configured with the correct security policies to allow outbound traffic to any IP for port 443.