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    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 1.
    5. Click one:
      • OK—Saves the changes.
      • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

    Table 1: Dialer Interface Configuration Details



    Your Action


    Specifies the name of the new interface.

    Enter a name for the new interface.


    Differentiates between different dialer interfaces.

    Enter a description for the new interface.


    Specifies the encapsulation.

    Select PPP from the encapsulation list.



    Specifies the logical unit.

    Enter the unit number.

    Unit > Dialer Options


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

    Enter the name of the dialer pool.

    Unit > Family > Inet > Address


    Specifies the source IP address for the dialer interface.

    Enter the source IP address.


    Specifies the destination IP address for the dialer interface.

    Enter the destination IP address.

    Published: 2013-01-06