Management Setup

The ExaLINK Fusion features a console port and 10/100Mb management interface.

The factory default setting of the ExaLINK Fusion has one user: admin defined with the password: admin

Console Port

The console port uses an industry standard RJ45 connector commonly used for connecting to network devices via a serial port.

The serial port parameters are 9600 8N1, ie 9600 baud, 8 data bits, no parity and 1 stop bit.

Ethernet Management Interface

The default configuration for the Fusion management is to attempt a DHCP based configuration for 20 seconds, and then revert to a static IP of

In order to have the Fusion's management IP address assigned by DHCP, issue the following command:

[email protected]_FUSION> config management address dhcp
Enabled DHCP on management interface

Setting a static IP requires specifying the static IP to use, along with the netmask. An optional gateway address can also be provided. For example:

[email protected]_FUSION> config management address static
Set static IPv4 address on management interface

To view the current management interface settings, issue the show management address command, for example:

[email protected]_FUSION> sh management address
MAC address        : 643F5F801980
Link status        : Up

IPv4 config method : Static address
IPv4 address       :
Subnet mask        :
Router             :

IPv6 config method : Disabled
Link-local address : fe80::663f:5fff:fe80:1980

A name server can be optionally specified, in order to resolve hostnames for management interface operations such as ping and firmware update. Note that multiple name servers can be issued, for example:

[email protected]_FUSION> config management name-server
Name server updated

Viewing the list of currently defined name servers is done as follows:

[email protected]_FUSION> sh management name-server
Name server :
Name server :

This page was last updated on Apr-03-2018.