Section - 5 System Configuration
This section will take you step by step to the completion of a basic setup of your appliance.
The following section will explain in more detail how Mutiny functions including alerting and graphing.
5.1. Admin Settings
5.1.1. Start Web Browser (Chrome, IE, Safari or Firefox supporting web standards)
5.1.2. Browse to the IP address you entered for eth1. http://your.mutiny.add
5.1.3. Login to the appliance using "email@example.com" and "password".
5.1.4. Mouse over the (admin) button
System is the first screen of the admin interface. Fill in the following fields;
System Name The node name and domain name you wish your mutiny to use.
Email Relay IP Address The IP Address of a SMTP server that will relay your email alerts.
Email From: Address The email address mutiny will use when it sends alert messages.
TLS Username The mailbox user login account
TLS Password The mailbox user passord
Controls the security settings of the appliance web server. We recommend you enable HTTPS with at least a self signed certificate. see: https://mutiny.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/13000058555-web-server-settings
5.4 System Operations
Reset to Factory Defaults Removes all configuration, creates a new database and restarts the appliance.
Restart Web Server Restarts the primary webserver (you will lose connection and have to log back in)
Restart Polling Engines Restarts the back-end data collection engine
Restart Message Queue Restarts the Alert messaging system
Maintenance Interface Opens a new window to the maintenance web server
Maintenance help page: https://mutiny.freshdesk.com/a/solutions/articles/13000084874
5.5 Backup Restore
Set a regular backup schedule
Add some users see: https://mutiny.freshdesk.com/a/solutions/articles/13000092507
5.7.1. Click the Contact Administration menu button
5.7.2. Type your Name in the new contact field and press
This displays a new contact record to allow you to receive alerts generated by Mutiny.
5.7.3. Fill in the following fields;
Name your full name
Email Address your email address
Page number your mobile number
Tick the following options "Enable Contact", "Email Enabled", "Page Enabled" and all 3 shift patterns.
5.5.4. Press email to send a test email message through your SMTP server
A panel will pop up to indicate success or failure with errors indicated in red.
The easy way to receive alerts is to use the Track Views method, see:
To start using Mutiny, you will need a temporary licence. This can be obtained by completing the licence request form at https://www.mutiny.com/mutiny-support/licence-request/ if you require information on mutiny licences please see; https://mutiny.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/13000088237-mutiny-licencing-explained
Once you have obtained your temporary licence paste all the text into the Licence panel at the bottom of the configuration settings panel.
Press to apply the licence.
You have now completed enough steps to start adding nodes (devices) to your Mutiny system.