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    Configuring Address Assignment (NSM Procedure)

    The address assignment feature allows you to configure the neighbor discovery router advertisement and the pool address.

    To configure address 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 the address assignment feature.
    3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Access > Address Assignment.
    4. Enter a comment for the address assignment in Comment.
    5. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the address assignment parameters.

    Configuring Neighbor Discovery Router Advertisement

    To configure neighbor discovery router advertisement (NDRA):

    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 NDRA feature.
    3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Access > Address Assignment > Neighbor Discovery Router Advertisement.
    4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 1.
    5. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the NDRA settings.

    Table 1: Neighbor Discovery Router Advertisement Configuration Details

    OptionFunctionYour Action

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the NDRA.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Ndra Name

    Specifies the designated NDRA pool name.

    Enter the NDRA pool name.

    Configuring Pool

    To configure the address pool 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 address pool feature.
    3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select Access > Address Assignment > Pool.
    4. Click + to configure address pool settings.
    5. Enter an address pool name, in the Name field.
    6. Enter a comment for the address pool in Comment.
    7. Enter an address pool link name in Link.
    8. In the configuration tree, select Access > Address Assignment > Pool > pool > Family.
    9. Click Enable Feature to configure the address pool family details.
    10. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 2.
    11. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
      • Apply—Applies the address pool settings.

    Table 2: Pool Configuration Details

    OptionFunctionYour Action

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the address pool.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    pool > Family > Inet

    None

    Specifies that neither inet nor inet6 is chosen.

    Select the option.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the Inet address pool.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Network

    Specifies the Inet network address.

    Enter the Inet network address.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the Inet Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) attributes.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Maximum Lease Time

    Specifies the maximum lease time advertised to clients.

    Select the maximum lease time from the list.

    Server Identifier

    Specifies the server IP address value.

    Enter the server IP address value.

    Grace Period

    Specifies the grace period for the leases.

    Select the grace period time. Range: 0 through 4,294,967,295.

    Domain Name

    Specifies the domain name advertised to clients.

    Enter the domain name.

    Boot File

    Specifies the boot filename advertised to clients.

    Enter the boot filename.

    Boot Server

    Specifies the boot server advertised to clients.

    Enter the boot server name.

    Tftp Server

    Specifies the Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) server advertised to clients.

    Enter the TFTP server name.

    Netbios Node Type

    Specifies the type of Network Basic Input/Output System (NetBIOS) node advertised to clients.

    Select the NetBIOS node type from the list.

    Sip Server Domain Name

    Specifies the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) server domain name available to clients.

    Enter the SIP server domain name.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Dns Server

    Name

    Specifies the Domain Name System (DNS) server’s Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv4) address.

    Enter the DNS server IPv4 address name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the DNS server IPv4 name.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Name Server

    Name

    Specifies the DNS server’s Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) address.

    Enter the DNS server IPv4 address name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the DNS server IPv4 name.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Option

    Name

    Specifies the DHCP option identifier code.

    Select the DHCP option identifier code. Range: 0 through 4,294,967,295.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the option.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Option > Flag

    Flag

    Specifies the flag option setting.

    Select and enter flag option settings from the list.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Option Match

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the option match.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Option Match > Option 82 > Circuit Id

    Name

    Specifies the circuit identifier name.

    Enter the circuit identifier name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the circuit identifier.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Range

    Specifies the range name for the circuit identifier.

    Enter the range name for the circuit identifier.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Option Match > Option 82 > Remote Id

    Name

    Specifies the remote identifier name.

    Enter the remote identifier name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the remote identifier.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Range

    Specifies the range name for the remote identifier.

    Enter the range name for the remote identifier.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Router

    Name

    Specifies the name of the IPv4 address of the device.

    Enter the device IPv4 address name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the device.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Sip Server Address

    Name

    Specifies the SIP server’s IPv4 address name.

    Enter the SIP server’s IPv4 address name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the SIP server’s IPv4 address.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Dhcp Attributes > Wins Server

    Name

    Specifies the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) server’s IPv4 address name.

    Enter the WINS server’s IPv4 address name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the WINS server’s IPv4 address.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Host

    Name

    Specifies the hostname.

    Enter the hostname.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the host.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Hardware Address

    Specifies the hardware address.

    Enter the hardware address.

    Ip Address

    Specifies the reserved address.

    Enter the reserved address.

    pool > Family > inet > Inet > Range

    Name

    Specifies the range name.

    Enter the range name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the range.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Low

    Specifies the lower limit of the address range.

    Enter the lower limit of the address range.

    High

    Specifies the upper limit of the address range.

    Enter the upper limit of the address range.

    pool > Family > inet6 > Inet6 > Dhcp Attributes

    Follow the similar procedure of configuring Inet DHCP attributes (Table 2) to configure the Inet DHCP attributes too.

    pool > Family > inet6 > Inet6 > Range

    Name

    Specifies the IPv6 range name.

    Enter the IPv6 range name.

    Comment

    Supplies a descriptive comment for the IPv6 range.

    (Optional) Enter a comment.

    Low

    Specifies the lower limit of the IPv6 address range.

    Enter the lower limit of the IPv6 address range.

    High

    Specifies the upper limit of the IPv6 address range.

    Enter the upper limit of the IPv6 address range.

    Prefix Length

    Specifies the IPv6 delegated prefix length.

    Choose the IPv6 delegated prefix length. Range: 1 through 128.

    Published: 2013-01-06