Configuring a Dialer Interface (NSM Procedure)

To configure a dialer interface for the device:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab and then double-click the device for which you want to configure the dialer interface.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Interfaces > Interfaces List.
  4. Add or modify interface settings as specified in Table 38.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 38: Dialer Interface Configuration Details

Option

Function

Your Action

Name

Specifies the name of the new interface.

Enter a name for the new interface.

Description

Differentiates between different dialer interfaces.

Enter a description for the new interface.

Encapsulation

Specifies the encapsulation.

Select PPP from the encapsulation list.

Unit

Unit

Specifies the logical unit.

Enter the unit number.

Unit > Dialer Options

Pool

Specifies the name of the dialer pool to use for USB modem connectivity.

Enter the name of the dialer pool.

Unit > Family > Inet > Address

Name

Specifies the source IP address for the dialer interface.

Enter the source IP address.

Destination

Specifies the destination IP address for the dialer interface.

Enter the destination IP address.

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