Timus Manager Quick Setup Guide

Timus solution mainly consists of Timus Manager as the cloud-based central management system, and Timus Connect as the secure connection client application.

Timus Quick Setup Steps

Step 1: Create an Administrator Account

  1. Access the Timus management interface Timus Manager at https://manage.timusnetworks.com/register and create your administrator account.
  2. Enter the requested information on the screen and click Continue.

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  3. Timus Manager sends an activation e-mail to the e-mail address you just entered.
  4. Activate your account using the link in this e-mail and complete your registration by creating your password.
  5. Login to https://manage.timusnetworks.com/login with the e-mail address you entered while registering and the password you set.

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The screen you are viewing is the Dashboard, the start screen of Timus Manager.

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Step 2: Create a User

Each user needs to create an account to connect to your network.

Administrators with administrator accounts must add themselves as users on Timus Manager. 

  1. To create a user, click Users & Teams from the menu on the interface's left.
  2. Click the Create User button,
  3. Enter the requested information here and click Create.

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  4. The Manager will send an activation e-mail to the user you have added. Create your password using the link in this e-mail.
  5. You will use the entered e-mail and password information to log into your company network over the Timus Connect app.

Step 3: Create a Site

  1. Click on Sites & Networks from the menu of the interface,
  2. Click the Sites tab and Create Site button on the page,
  3. Select the Controller for the Type,
  4. Enter the Site and Region name,
  5. Select Automatic for Subnet Automation,
  6. Click Save.

Subnet Automation is a feature that facilitates network deployment and optimization processes and provides automatic IP Subnet assignment, especially in networks with large numbers of devices. If you want to manage IP Subnets, select Manual in this field.

Step 4: Install SSL Certificate 

Suppose SSL Inspection is enabled for a device or network. In that case, installing an SSL Certificate on the device(s) is mandatory for security checks when going to HTTPS websites. 

To install SSL Certificate on your devices:

  1. Enter https://accounts.timusnetworks.com in your browser,
  2. Log in with your user information,
  3. On the screen that opens, you will see the icons of different operating systems prepared for the SSL Certificate,
  4. Click on the icon of your device's operating system,
  5. Click Install Certificate,
  6. Select Trusted Root Certification Authorities as Certificate Store,
  7. Click OK to finish the process.

Step 5: Devices

Click Devices in the main menu to view and manage the devices connected to the system.
You can view the device you have logged into Timus Manager in the list of devices without defining it to the system.

If you have devices that cannot obtain an IP address using DHCP, click Create Device in the upper-right corner of the Devices screen. Here you can manually define your devices to the system.

Since unmonitored devices such as a printer, camera systems, temperature, and motion sensors cannot define themselves as system users, you must manually add them on the Create Device screen. 

To identify the device, follow these steps:

  1. Enter the device Name,
  2. Select a Site from the list,
  3. Choose Bypass Login,
  4. For Assigned to User, select Unassigned User,
  5. Enter the MAC Address of the device,
  6. Check the Disable SSL Inspection to prevent SSL certificate errors that may occur on devices that cannot install SSL certificates,
  7. Click Confirm.

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Step 8: Rules

  1. To create your first firewall rule, click Rules> Firewall from the main menu of Timus Manager,
  2. Click Create Rule button,
  3. From the Create Rule screen, select a format for Source, Action, Target, and Factor fields from the list of options,
  4. Schedule the rule and then click Save,
  5. The firewall rule you created will be applied to your device in a few seconds,
  6. You can configure the rule by clicking the ellipsis icon at the far right of the row with the rule.

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Step 9: Dashboard

Dashboard is the start screen of Timus Manager.

  • After completing the quick, secure setup steps, you can view the most important information for your company, such as Users, Devices, Sites, Issues, and Events on Dashboard.
  • You can Configure, Reload, or Remove the fields on the Dashboard screen by clicking the ellipsis on the far right.