Configuring the LAN profile

  1. In the configuration panel, open the Network dialog, and under Network connections, select the LAN tab.

  2. Click the displayed LAN connection (Default) or the button next to it. Then, from the context menu, choose Edit.

    The Network configuration dialog opens:

  3. Edit the following fields:

    Option Description
    Profile name Name of the LAN profile

    For profiles defined in the Scout Console, the character string (S) is appended.

    Auto-configuration DHCP Integration into existing network via DHCP

    If you do not use DHCP, use the provided fields to configure IP address, net mask, gateway and name server manually.

    DHCP fallback If DHCP fails, the defined settings are used as long as the lease is valid.
    DHCP timeout Timeout in seconds for the DHCP request
    Speed Data transfer rate in MBit/s
    MTU Maximum transmission unit
    IEEE 802.1X enabled Enables authentication via IEEE 802.1X
    IEEE 802.1X allow without authentication1 Specify whether a connection may be set up if a timeout or authentication error for 802.1X occurs.

    The option is active by default as soon as you enable 802.1X authentication.2

    If the option is cleared, you can only connect after successful 802.1X authentication.

    IEEE 802.1X number of connection retries3 Number of connection retries before aborting
    IEEE 802.1X number of logon retries4 Number of authentication retries for a successful connection before authentication is aborted
    IEEE 802.1X timeout Time period in seconds before an authentication try is aborted
    Use proxy5 The proxy setting you define here is used by the System proxy option in the browser application definition.

    For further information, see Proxy configuration.

    Internet connection test6 Each time a connection is set up, the system can check whether addresses on the Internet can be reached. For further information, see Adding a WLAN profile.
  4. Confirm with Apply.