Appendix C: Windows 10/11 IP Setup

If a PC running Microsoft Windows is being used as the management workstation, the computer's Ethernet interface connected to the Clavister Firewall must be configured with an IPv4 address which belongs to the network and is different from the firewall's address of

The IPv4 address will be used for this purpose and the steps to set this up with Windows 7 are as follows:

  1. Open the Windows Control Panel.

  2. Select Network & Internet from the control panel.

  3. Then, select the Network & Sharing Center option.

  4. Now, select the Change adapter settings option.

  5. A list of adapters will appear and will include the Ethernet interfaces. Select the interface that will connect to the firewall.

  6. The properties for the selected interface will appear.

    Select and display the properties for Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).

  7. In the properties dialog, select the option Use the following IP address and enter the following values:

    • IP Address:
    • Subnet mask:
    • Default gateway:

    DNS addresses can be entered later once Internet access is established.

  8. Click OK to close this dialog and close all the other dialogs opened since step (1).