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INTRODUCTION Migrating from the ByteBlower server 1.x environment to the newly released 2.x environment requires a full reinstallation. This guide will guide you through this process. Once your 2.x server environment is installed, you can update your s...
New versions for the ByteBlower server are released several times a year. It is recommended to run the last released version. This release includes all the latest features and improvements. Howto update the server is described in this article [https://sup...
By default the ByteBlower-sever will use DHCP to get its management ip. In some lab-environments this is not wanted. This page explains you how you can configure a fixed-ip on the management interface. All this configuration is done by using our ByteBlo...
ByteBlower systems are shipped with following default username/password. You can use this password to remotely login into the system over ssh. Username root Password excentis Follow these steps to change the password 1. LOGIN INTO THE SY...
Depending on the version running on the ByteBlower, there are 2 methods to retrieve its management IP. By default, the system will obtain his management ip through DHCP/Stateless Autoconfiguration. If you want to use a fixed ip, read here [https://suppo...
This article will guide you through the process of identifying the interfaces on a ByteBlower server. ByteBlower servers have different network interfaces. Some can only be used for management, other conneection are used for generating test-traffic.  Th...
INTRODUCTION In some lab environments there isn't a DHCP server running in the management network. You must then use a fixed-ip. This howto explains you how you can configure a fixed-ip in the ByteBlower update-environment PROCEDURE CONNECT TO THE BYT...
The ByteBlower can be configured to use DHCP on its management interface. Your DHCP server could be configured to provide a fixed IP address to the ByteBlower server. Some DHCP Servers use the DUID option to hand out an IP address when it is provided, oth...
INTRODUCTION In some lab environments you can only contact the world wide web by using a Proxy server. If you want to upgrade a ByteBlower 2.x Server, you need to have access to the internet so that the server can download its new software. This HOWTO wi...
INTRODUCTION For some procedures the ByteBlower server must boot from an USB-key. This how to describes how to configure the BIOS to boot from an USB-key. WARNING: It is important that the configuration is reverted when e.g. the installation is done. O...
INTRODUCTION For some procedures the ByteBlower server must boot from an USB-key. This how to describes how to configure the BIOS to boot from an USB-key. WARNING: It is important that the configuration is reverted when e.g. the installation is done. O...
INTRODUCTION By default, the ByteBlower Tcl/Python API is installed interactively. When starting the installer, an installation wizard is presented to the user. By going through this wizard, settings such as the installation directory can be configured. ...
INTRODUCTION By default, the ByteBlower GUI / ByteBlower CLT is installed interactively. When starting the installer, an installation wizard is presented to the user. By going through this wizard, settings such as the installation directory can be config...
INTRODUCTION By default, the keyboard layout of the ByteBlower Server is Englisch - International. Sometimes, this is not the desired configuration. This setting can be changed easily. CHANGING THE LAYOUT The ByteBlower server is running the Linux ope...
The ByteBlower is rarely the only instrument in the lab. Especially when comparing events on different tools,  it's very useful having the same time on all. In this article we'll explain how to configure the time on your ByteBlower. ByteBower supports tw...
When using a ByteBlower server, it is sometimes needed to know which version of the ByteBlower server you are currently using. IN THE GUI The version running on your ByteBlower is shown next to its name in the Server-View ( See screenshot ). ON THE S...

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