RapidIdentity Product Guides - 2019 Rolling Release


The System menu allows administrators to update five configurations.


The Network submenu allows administrators to configure network parameters in Network Settings, define a proxy URL if necessary, access Network Diagnostics, and choose to restart the Networking or Firewall.  


Selecting the HTTP Proxy URL allow administrators to enter a proxy URL.

Firewall Settings opens the configuration file and those settings can be modified and saved. Even if no changes are made to the firewall file, the firewall is restarted every time the file is closed.  


Choosing to restart the Network or Firewall results in an automatic restart.

Network Settings

The Network Settings submenu provides four menu items.

  1. IP Address, Gateway and DHCP

  2. Hostname

  3. DNS Servers

  4. Hosts File


Network Diagnostics provides seven options to troubleshoot network issues pertaining to RapidIdentity.

  1. Devices

  2. Connections

  3. Routing Table

  4. ARP Table

  5. Ping

  6. TraceRoute

  7. NSLookup

Devices lists networked devices associated to RapidIdentity. If there are no networked devices associated to RapidIdentity then the table will be blank.

Connections opens a table describing Active Internet Connections. 


The Routing Table lists the Kernel IP Routing Table.


The ARP Table opens a table of existing IPv4 addresses in a given network. If there are no addresses then the table will be blank.

Ping, TraceRoute, and NSLookup all provide an input dialog to enter a Hostname or IP address to perform the action.  


The Time menu displays the current time and allows administrators to configure the timezone.  


The Timesync menu option opens a configuration describing how time synchronization works within RapidIdentity.


The SNMP provides access to the snmpd configuration file and its manual.


The configuration file can be edited, and once that file is closed the SNMP service is restarted. 


The manual describes the snmpd agent.


The Security menu allows administrators to change the RapidIdentity Appliance user password along with choosing whether to enable SSH multifactor authentication and unlimited strength encryption.


Unlimited Strength Encryption

Choosing whether to enable unlimited strength encryption requires administrators to familiarize themselves with legal restrictions.

It is recommended that administrators consult legal counsel prior to enabling this option to ensure compliance with all relevant laws.

SSH Multi-Factor

SSH Multi-Factor is an option available to Identity Automation administrators only. To enable fully, it is necessary to enter the idauto username and TOTP token from the mobile device.


The Updates menu allows administrators to check or apply updates pertaining to security only or to the entire system.


Selecting either of the options to check for updates initiates a script to determine whether security or or system updates are available.


Selecting either of the options to apply updates initiates a script to determine whether existing packages can be updated. If updates are not available then administrators are prompted to press any key to continue.