Configuring Mobile IP (NSM Procedure)

The Mobile IP feature allows you to configure the following options: access type, authenticate, dynamic home assignment, home agent, peer, and traceoptions.

To configure the Mobile IP feature:

  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 Mobile IP feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP.
  4. Select the Enable Feature check box.
  5. Enter a comment in the Mobile IP workspace that describes the Mobile IP.
  6. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the Mobile IP settings.

You can now configure the following options:

Configuring Access Type (NSM Procedure)

This section provides information about configuring access type for Mobile IP.

To configure access type:

  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 access type option.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Access Type.
  4. Enter a comment in the Access Type workspace that describes the access type.
  5. Configure the access type options as specified in Table 142.
  6. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the access type options.

Table 142: Access Type Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Access Type > Wimax

None

Specifies that neither the wimax or generic environment is specified for the access type..

Select the option.

wimax

Enables Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) environment.

Select the option and enter a Comment in the comment field.

generic

Enables non-WiMAX environment.

Select the option and enter a Comment in the comment field.

Configuring the Authenticate Mechanism (NSM Procedure)

This section provides information about configuring authenticate mechanism for Mobile IP.

To configure the authenticate mechanism :

  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 authenticate mechanism.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Authenticate.
  4. Configure the authenticate options as specified in Table 143.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the authenticate options.

Table 143: Authenticate Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the authenticate option. This is optional.

Enter a comment.

Order

Specifies the order in which to use the authenticate mechanism.

Select an order from the list.

Configuring Dynamic Home Assignment (NSM Procedure)

This section provides information about configuring access dynamic home assignment for Mobile IP.

To configure dynamic home assignment:

  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 dynamic home assignment.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Dynamic Home Assignment.
  4. Enter a comment in the Dynamic Home Assignment workspace that describes the dynamic home assignment.
  5. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Dynamic Home Assignment > Home Agent.
  6. Enter a comment in the Home Agent workspace that describes the home agent.
  7. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Dynamic Home Assignment > Home Agent > Nai.
  8. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 144.
  9. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the Nai options.

Table 144: Dynamic Home Assignment Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Name

Specifies a name for the network address identifiers (NAI).

Enter a name in the following format:

  • @domain.com
  • user@domain.com

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the NAI.

Enter a comment.

Home Agent

Specifies the IP address of the home agent.

Enter the IP address.

Configuring the Home Agent (NSM Procedure)

The home agent feature allows you to configure enable service, pool match order, and virtual network.

To configure home agent feature:

  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 home agent feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Home Agent.
  4. Enter a comment in the Home Agent workspace that describes the home agent.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the home agent options.

You can now configure the following options:

Configuring Enable Service (NSM Procedure)

This section provides information about configuring the enable service for home agent.

To configure the enable service mechanism:

  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 enable service mechanism.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Home Agent > Enable Service.
  4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 145.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the enable service options.

Table 145: Enable Service Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Name

Specifies the interface name.

Enter the interface name. Value: gigabit, fast ethernet or a 10-gigabit ethernet interface.

Comment

Specifies the comment for the interface.

Enter a comment.

Configuring Pool Match Order (NSM Procedure)

This section provides information about configuring pool match order for home agent.

To configure the pool match order:

  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 pool match order.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Home Agent > Pool Match Order.
  4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 146.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the pool match order options.

Table 146: Pool Match Order Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Name

Specifies the name of the pool match order.

Select the name from the list.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the pool match order.

Enter a comment.

Configuring the Virtual Network (NSM Procedure)

This section provides information about configuring virtual network for home agent.

To configure the virtual network:

  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 virtual network.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Home Agent > Virtual Network .
  4. Enter a comment in the Virtual Network workspace that describes the virtual network.
  5. Add or modify the settings as specified in Table 147.
  6. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the virtual network options.

Table 147: Virtual Network Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Virtual Network >Home Agent Address

Name

Specifies the loopback IP address of the home agent.

Enter the IP address.

Comment

Specifies the comment for the home agent.

Enter a comment.

Registration Lifetime

Specifies the maximum registration lifetime.

Set the maximum registration life time. Range: 7 through 65535.

Timestamp Tolerance

Specifies the maximum timestamp tolerance.

Set the maximum timestamp tolerance. Range: 1 through 255.

Starting IP Address

Specifies the starting IP address of the pool.

Enter the IP address.

Ending IP Address

Specifies the ending IP address of the pool.

Enter the IP address.

Revocation Required

Enables registration revocation.

Note: This is a mandatory field.

Select the check box.

Configuring the Peer (NSM Procedure)

This section provides information about configuring a peer for Mobile IP.

To configure Peer:

  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 peer feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Peer.
  4. Enter a comment in the Peer workspace that describes the peer.
  5. Add or modify the settings as specified in Table 148.
  6. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 148: Peer Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Peer > IP Address

Name

Specifies the peer IP address.

Enter the IP address.

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the IP address.

Enter a comment.

Peer > IP Address > Spi

Name

Specifies the Security Parameter Index (SPI) value.

Enter the SPI value in hexadecimal format. For example, 0–9, a-f, A-F.

Comment

Specifies the comment for the SPI value.

Enter a comment.

Peer > IP Address > Spi > Algorithm

Comment

Specifies the comment for the algorithm.

Enter a comment.

none

Specifies that neither the hmac-md5 or md5 option is specified for the algorithm.

Select the option.

hmac-md5

Specifies hash algorithm that authenticates packet data.

Select the option.

md5

Produces a 128-bit digest.

Select the option.

Peer > IP Address > Spi > Entity Type

Comment

Specifies the comment for the entity type.

Enter a comment,

none

Specifies that neither the host or the mobility-agent entity type is enabled.

Select the option.

host

Enables the host entity type.

Select the option.

mobility-agent

Enables the mobility-agent entity type.

Select the option.

Peer > IP Address > Spi > Key

Comment

Specifies the comment for the key.

Enter a comment.

Peer > IP Address > Spi > Key > Hex

None

Specifies that neither the HEX or ASCII key is enabled.

Select the option.

hex

Enables hexadecimal text key.

  1. Select the option.
  2. Enter a comment and a hexadecimal value.

ascii

Enables ASCII text key.

  1. Select the option.
  2. Enter a comment and ASCII value.

Peer > IP Address > Spi > Replay Method

Comment

Specifies the comment for the replay method.

Enter a comment.

Peer > IP Address > Spi > Replay Method > Timestamp

None

Specifies that the timestamp option is not enabled

Select the option.

timestamp

Enables the timestamp option.

  1. Select the option.
  2. Enter a comment for the timestamp.
  3. Enter the timestamp receive duration.

    Range: 1 through 255.

none (configuration)

Specifies that the configuration option is not selected.

Select the option.

Peer > Nai

Name

Specifies the name for the NAI.

Enter a name in the following format:

  • @domain.com
  • user@domain.com

Comment

Specifies the comment for the NAI.

Enter a comment.

Peer > Nai > Spi

Name

Specifies the SPI value.

Enter the SPI value in hexadecimal format. (0–9, a-f, A-F).

Comment

Specifies the comment for the SPI value.

Enter a comment.

Peer > Nai > Spi > Algorithm

Comment

Specifies the comment for the algorithm.

Enter a comment.

none

Specifies that neither the hmac-md5 or md5 option is specified for the algorithm.

Select the option.

hmac-md5

Specifies hash algorithm that authenticates packet data.

Select the option.

md5

Produces a 128-bit digest.

Select the option.

Peer > Nai > Spi > Entity Type

Comment

Specifies the comment for the entity type.

Enter a comment.

none

Specifies that neither the host or the mobility-agent entity type is enabled.

Select the option.

host

Enables the host entity type.

Select the option.

mobility-agent

Enables the mobility-agent entity type.

Select the option.

Peer > Nai > Spi > Key

Comment

Specifies the comment for the key.

Enter a comment.

Peer > Nai > Spi > Key > Hex

None

Specifies that neither the HEX or ASCII key is enabled.

Select the option.

hex

Enables hexadecimal text key.

  1. Select the option.
  2. Enter a comment and a hexadecimal value.

ascii

Enables ASCII text key.

  1. Select the option.
  2. Enter a comment and an ASCII value.

Peer > Nai > Spi > Replay Method

Comment

Specifies the comment for the replay method.

Enter a comment.

Peer > Nai > Spi > Replay Method > Timestamp

None

Specifies that the timestamp option is not enabled

Select the option.

timestamp

Enables the timestamp option.

  1. Select the option.
  2. Enter a comment for the timestamp.
  3. Enter the duration within which the timestamp must be received.

    Range: 1 through 255.

none (configuration)

Specifies that the configuration option is not selected.

Select the option.

Configuring Traceoptions (NSM Procedure)

The traceoptions feature allows you to configure file and flag options.

To configure traceoptions feature:

  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 traceoptions.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Traceoptions.
  4. Configure the options as specified in Table 149.
  5. Click one:
    • OK — Saves the changes.
    • Cancel — Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the traceoptions settings.

Table 149: Traceoptions Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Comment

Supplies a descriptive comment for the traceoptions.

Enter a comment.

No Remote Trace

Disables the remote tracing option.

Select the No Remote Trace check box.

Level

Specifies the level of debugging output.

Select the level.

You can configure the following options under traceoptions:

Configuring File (NSM Procedure)

To configure file options:

  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 traceoptions file feature.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Traceoptions > File.
  4. Configure the file options as specified in Table 150.
  5. Click one:
    • OK — Saves the changes.
    • Cancel — Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the file options.

Table 150: File Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Comment

Specifies the comment for the filename.

Enter a comment.

Filename

Specifies the filename to write the traceoptions.

Enter a filename.

Size

Specifies the maximum size of the trace file.

Enter the maximum file size.

Files

Specifies the maximum number of trace files.

Set the maximum number of trace files. Range: 2 through 1000.

None

Specifies that neither the world-readable or no-world-readable option is enabled.

Select the option.

no-world-readable

Allows any user to read the log file. (Optional)

Select the option.

world-readable

Prevents any user from reading the log file. (Optional)

Select the option.

Match

Specifies the regular expression for lines to be logged.

Enter the match expression.

Configuring Flag (NSM Procedure)

To configure flag options:

  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 flag options.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Services > Mobile IP > Traceoptions > Flag.
  4. Add or modify the settings as specified in Table 151.
  5. Click one:
    • OK — Saves the changes.
    • Cancel — Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the flag options.

Table 151: Flag Configuration Details

OptionFunctionYour Action

Name

Specifies the flag name.

Select a name from the drop-down list.

Comment

Specifies the comment for the flag.

Enter a comment.