Installing the Mobile Enterprise Gateway (MEG)
Follow these steps to install the Mobile Enterprise Gateway (MEG).
Before you begin
You must purchase the Enterprise Gateway feature separately from the Cloud Extender® software. To purchase this feature, contact IBM® Support.
Log in to the MaaS360®
Portal and select .
If the Enterprise Gateway feature is enabled, the Enterprise Gateway window displays a list of the available relay servers (for Relay access mode only). The servers on this list might be different depending on your account settings.Note: Contact IBM Support if the Enterprise Gateway feature is not enabled.
- Download Cloud Extender and obtain the license key.
Follow the steps in the installation wizard to install Cloud
Extender. When the
installation is complete, the Cloud Extender
Configuration Tool is
Note: After you install Cloud Extender, the Mobile Enterprise Gateway (MEG) module might take a few minutes to download. If the Enterprise Gateway option is not displayed in Cloud Extender Configuration Tool, close the tool, wait a few minutes, and then start the tool again.
If you use a proxy server for outbound access, select Proxy on the
Configuration Tool menu bar
to configure proxy settings for Cloud
Extender uses these settings
to communicate with relay services and the MaaS360 backend
services for overall configuration and management.
Option Description Do not use proxy If Cloud Extender is not installed in a proxy environment, select this option to establish a direct connection between Cloud Extender and the MaaS360 Cloud. Manual The static proxy address and proxy port for your proxy server. Proxy PAC URL The URL of the proxy PAC file that is hosted in your environment. Auto Proxy Automatically searches for the Proxy PAC file from your DNS or DHCP server. Use Proxy Authentication If your proxy requires authentication, select this option and provide the service account credentials (user name, domain, and password) to authenticate against your proxy.Note: This proxy setting is used for outbound connections from the Cloud Extender to the relays (in Relay access mode), MaaS360 gateway provisioning services, and to any resources on the internet.
Configuring Mobile Enterprise Gateway (MEG) in Standalone mode