Skip to main content
McAfee Enterprise MVISION Cloud

Cluster Configuration Procedure

You can configure the Central Management functions of Secure Web Gateway to run and administer multiple appliances as nodes in a cluster.

NOTE: By default, appliances are not running as nodes in any Central Management cluster on Secure Web Gateway, so all activities for setting up a cluster must be completed by the administrator.

  1. Choose an appliance in your network that serves as your first node.
  2. Implement the items required for SSL-secured communication between cluster nodes, such as a certificate and a certificate authority (CA) with private keys, on this appliance.
  3. Include at least one more appliance as another node.
    • Implement the items for SSL-secured cluster communication on this appliance.
    • Working on the interface of this or the first appliance, configure at least:
      • Host name or IP address
      • Membership in a network node group

You can also configure:

  • IP addresses and ports for communication between nodes
  • Membership in runtime and update node groups
  • Scheduled jobs
  • Updates
  1. Complete more configuration activities as needed.

For example:

  • Review the settings for Central Management on any node and adapt them to your requirements.

NOTE: If you change the default Advanced Management Settings, make sure that Use unencrypted communication is set in the same way for all nodes.

  • Include more nodes in the cluster.
  1. Save your changes.
  • Was this article helpful?