This guide provides instructions for connecting Reveal(x) Cloud Control Plane to your on-premises Discover appliance.
Before you begin
- You must have an Okta user account with OktaAdmin privileges to configure Cloud Control Plane. Details for setting up this account are in the introduction email sent from ExtraHop Networks.
- You must have a Reveal(x) user account with Unlimited privileges.
- Your Discover appliance must be connected to ExtraHop Cloud Services. For more information, see Connect to ExtraHop Cloud Services.
Generate a token for each Discover appliance that you want to connect to Cloud Control Plane.
- Open a web browser to the URL provided in your introduction email..
On the ExtraHop Reveal(x) Admin Login page, click Log in with
You are redirected to the ExtraHop Okta login page.
Type your Okta username and password and then click Sign
You are redirected to the Reveal(x) Connected Appliance Administration page.
- Click Generate Token.
Click Generate Token.
Note: Each Discover appliance you want to connect to Cloud Control Plane requires a unique token.
- Copy the generated token.
- Log in to the Admin UI on your on-premises Discover appliance through https://<extrahop-hostname-or-IP-address>/admin.
- In the Connected Appliances section, click Manage Command Appliances.
- Click Connect Appliance.
- Under Host Type, select Cloud Control Plane.
- Paste the token you generated from Reveal(x) Cloud into the Generated Token field.
- Type a name into the Device Nickname field to identify this Discover appliance in Reveal(x) Cloud Control Plane.
- Click Connect.
Reveal(x) Cloud Control Plane users are managed through Okta, a cloud-based identity management system. As a Reveal(x) Cloud Control Plane administrator with OktaAdmin privileges, you can add users and assign them to pre-defined groups with different privilege levels.
- Open a web browser and go to https://extrahop-cloud.okta.com.
- Type your email address in the Username field and then click Next.
- Click Admin.
- From the Directory drop-down menu, click People.
Click Add Person and fill in all fields. The
Secondary email field is optional.
In the Groups field, add one of the following groups.
Note: Note: A person can be a member of only one group.
- Select the Send user activation email now checkbox.
Note: Each group is preceded by your customer-specific domain name and customer ID. For example: example_company-a0O1E00001Lfn4LUAR-FullReadOnly-NoPackets.
For more information about privileges, see User privileges.
- In the Groups field, add one of the following groups.
Click Save. Alternatively, click Save and Add
Another to add additional people.
The user is sent an activation email with instructions about how to complete their account setup. After the account is set up, the user can log in to Reveal(x) Cloud Control Plane through https://extrahop-cloud.okta.com.
Verify that you can view traffic from your connected Discover appliances on Reveal(x) Cloud Control Plane.
- Navigate to the Reveal(x) Cloud Control Plane URL.
Click Log in with ExtraHop Okta. Do not type a username
If you are not already signed in to Okta, you are redirected to the Okta sign in page. Type your email address in the Username field, type your password, and then click Sign In.
The ExtraHop Overview page appears.
- Click Dashboards at the top of the page.
In the left pane, under System Dashboards, click
Network. The charts should display data from the
Note: It can take up to ten minutes after the traffic session is created before data appears.
After traffic data appears, you can begin exploring Reveal(x) Cloud. Check out our documentation website, which includes general concepts, how-to guides, and walkthroughs. For example, you can learn how to create a dashboard or activity map, prioritize the devices on your network for advanced analysis, and investigate security detections.