How to set the IP address
Setting the IP address ensures the hardware appliance has a visible and permanent network presence.
Prerequisite(s):  
The IP, subnet, and gateway or router addresses are available and known to you.
 
1. Log in to the Windows operating system using the Administrator account and its default password admin.
You can change the Administrator account password after logging in. See the Windows documentation if necessary.
2. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4), and click Properties.
3. Set the IP address, subnet mask, router or gateway, and DNS server for your environment and click OK.
 
Figure 14: Default TCP/IP settings
 
4. Click OK again to close the Properties dialog for that network connection.
 
 
 
You interact with the hardware appliance through the Apex UI.
1. Navigate to https://hostname where hostname is the IP address or DNS name for the appliance.
2. Log into the interface using the username admin and default password admin.