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Access Local UI

Local UI allows you to manage Edge hosts in your network locally, upload content such as images and packs, and create Edge clusters without connections to a Palette installation.

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This is a Tech Preview feature and is subject to change. Do not use this feature in production workloads.

This page guides you through how access the console, and log in, and manage your username and password.

Log in to Local UI

Prerequisites

  • An Edge host installed with Edge Installer 4.3 or later.

  • The Edge host does not have a connection to a Palette instance and the installation is conducted with the installationMode parameter set to airgap. For more information, refer to Installer Configuration.

  • You have completed or skipped the initial configuration of the Edge host. For more information, refer to Edge Host Initial Configuration.

  • Network access to the Edge host's port where Local UI is exposed. The default port is 5080.

  • Credentials to log in to Local UI. Any Operating System (OS) user can be used to log into Local UI.

Instructions

  1. Ensure the Edge host is powered on.

  2. In your browser, go to https://HOST_IP:5080. Replace HOST_IP with the IP address of your Edge host. If you have access to the Edge host terminal, the address of Local UI console is displayed on the terminal screen. If you have changed the default port of the console, replace 5080 with Local UI port.

  3. You will be prompted to log in. Enter your username and password to log in.

Validate

A successful login directs you to the Edge management console. Displayed is an overview of your Edge host.

Log out of Local UI

Prerequisites

  • You are logged in to Local UI.

Instructions

  1. In your browser, go to https://HOST_IP:5080. Replace HOST_IP with the IP address of your Edge host. If you have access to the Edge host terminal, the address of Local UI console is displayed on the terminal screen. If you have changed the default port of the console, replace 5080 with Local UI port.

  2. From Local UI, navigate to the top right User Menu.

  3. Click Sign out.

Validate

A successful sign-out takes you back to the login page. You need to enter your credentials to log in again.

Change User Password

You can change the password of an OS user through Local UI, through the terminal, or through the Palette API.

Prerequisites

  • Network access to the Edge host's port where Local UI is exposed. Default is port 5080.

  • Credentials to log in to Local UI. Any OS user can be used to log into Local UI.

  • Depending on how you want to change the password, additional prerequisites are required.

    • Through Local UI: The stylus.disablePasswordUpdate parameter is set to false in the installer configuration user data. The default value of the parameter is false. For more information, refer to Installer Reference.
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If the ability to change the password is disabled from Local UI, you can still log in to the terminal or use the Palette API to update the password.

Instructions

  1. Log in to Local UI.

  2. From Local UI, navigate to the top right User Menu.

  3. Click Update password.

  4. Provide your existing credentials and enter the new password.

Validate

  1. Log out of the console.

  2. Enter your new credentials to log back in and confirm that the password has been updated.