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  About This Guide

PortMaster Documentation
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1. Introduction
PortMaster Software
Preconfiguration Planning
Setting the View
Configuration Tips
Basic Configuration Steps
2. Configuring Global Settings
Setting the View
Configuring Name Resolution
Using the Host Table
Setting the Name Service
Setting the Name Server
Setting the Domain Name
Setting the Telnet Port
Using the Telnet Port as a Console Port
Setting Management Application Connections
Setting System Logging
Setting the Loghost
Disabling and Redirecting Syslog Messages
Setting Administrative Logins to Serial Ports
Setting the Chassis
Configuring Local IP Addresses
IPCP Negotiation
Main IP Address
Setting the Local IP Address
Configuring an IP Address Pool
Setting the Reported IP Address
Configuring Named IP Pools
How PortMaster Address Assignment Works
Displaying Named IP Pool Information
Creating Named IP Pools
Creating a Default IP Pool
Resetting the IP Pool
Deleting Named IP Pools
Setting Address Ranges
Setting a Named IP Pool Gateway
Setting Named IP Pools in RADIUS
Setting the Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP) Server
How the Cable Modem Telephone Return System Works
Displaying the Routing Table
Setting Static Routes
Adding and Deleting a Static Route for IP
Adding and Deleting a Static Route for IPX
Modifying the Static Netmask Table
Setting Authentication for Dial-In Users
Setting Call-Check Authentication
Setting the ISDN Switch
PortMaster Security Management
3. Configuring SNMP
Understanding SNMP
PortMaster 4 MIB Information
Examining the MIB Structure
Livingston Extensions
PortMaster Serial Interfaces
PortMaster T1 and E1 Interfaces
PortMaster Internal Modem Table
PortMaster Billing and Accounting Information Table
PortMaster Call Event Status Table
PortMaster Board Call Summary Table
PortMaster Line Call Summary Table
Configuring SNMP
Setting SNMP Monitoring
Setting SNMP Read and Write Community Strings
Adding SNMP Read and Write Hosts
Viewing SNMP Settings
Monitoring SNMP Alarms
4. Configuring an Ethernet Interface
Overview of PortMaster 4 Ethernet Interfaces
Understanding Ether0
Understanding Ether1
Understanding the Interfaces on the Standalone Ethernet Boards
Setting General Ethernet Parameters
Setting the View
Configuring RIP Routing
Applying Filters
Setting Ethernet IP Parameters
Setting the IP Address
Setting the Subnet Mask
Setting the Broadcast Address
Enabling or Disabling IP Traffic
Setting Ethernet IPX Parameters
Setting the IPX Network Address
Enabling or Disabling IPX Traffic
Setting the IPX Frame Type
Configuring Ethernet Subinterfaces
Configuring Standalone Ethernet Boards
Interface Numbering
Before You Begin
Setting the View
IPCP Negotiation
Main IP Address
Setting OSPF on an Ethernet Interface
5. Configuring Dial-In Users
Configuring the User Table
Displaying User Information
Adding Users to the User Table
Deleting Users from the User Table
User Types
Network Users
Login Users
Configuring Settings for Network and Login Users
Setting a Password
Setting the Idle Timer
Setting the Session Limit
Configuring Network Users
Setting the Protocol
Setting the User IP Address
Setting the Subnet Mask
Setting the IPX Network Number
Configuring RIP Routing
Setting the Asynchronous Character Map
Setting the MTU Size
Setting the Maximum Number of Dial-In Ports
Setting Compression
Setting Filters
Specifying a Callback Location
Configuring Login Users
Setting the Login Host
Applying an Optional Access Filter
Setting the Login Service Type
Specifying a Callback Telephone Number
6. Configuring a Synchronous WAN Port
Synchronous Port Uses
Configuring WAN Port Settings
Setting the View
General Synchronous Settings
Settings for Hardwired Connections
7. Configuring Dial-Out Connections
Configuring the Location Table
Creating a Location
Setting the Connection Type
Setting the Telephone Number
Setting the Username and Password
Setting the Protocol
Setting the Destination IP Address
Setting the Destination Netmask
Setting the IPX Network Number
Setting RIP Routing
Setting the Dial Group
Setting the MTU Size
Configuring Compression
Setting the Idle Timer
Setting Data over Voice
Setting CHAP
Setting the Asynchronous Character Map
Setting Multiline Load Balancing
Setting the Maximum Number of Dial-Out Ports
Setting Bandwidth-on-Demand
Setting Filters
Input Filters
Output Filters
Testing Your Location Configuration
8. Configuring Filters
Overview of PortMaster Filtering
Filter Options
Filter Organization
How Filters Work
Creating Filters
Creating IP Filters
Filtering TCP and UDP Packets
Creating IPX Filters
Displaying Filters
Deleting Filters
Example Filters
Simple Filter
Input Filter for an Internet Connection
Input and Output Filters for FTP Packets
Rule to Permit DNS into Your Local Network
Rule to Listen to RIP Information
Rule to Allow Authentication Queries
Rule to Allow Networks Full Access
Restrictive Internet Filter
Restricting User Access
9. Configuring L2TP
Overview of L2TP
L2TP Components
How L2TP Works
Configuring L2TP on the PortMaster 4
Setting the View
Setting Up a LAC
Setting Up an LNS
Load Balancing Among Tunnel Server End Points (Optional)
Setting L2TP Tunnel Authentication (Optional)
Overview of Call-Check
Enabling Call-Check on a PortMaster
How Call-Check Works
Configuring L2TP on the RADIUS Server
Configuring Call-Check
Configuring User Profiles
Configuring Accounting
Administering L2TP on the PortMaster 4
Manually Creating a Tunnel
Displaying L2TP Information
Resetting L2TP Tunnels
Troubleshooting L2TP
PPP Tracing
Modem Connections
Accounting for Firewalls between a LAC and an LNS
10. Using External Modems
Modem Ports
Modem Functions
Using Automatic Modem Configuration
Displaying Modem Settings and Status
Adding a Modem to the Modem Table
Associating a Modem with a Port
Configuring Ports for Modem Use
Setting the Port Speed
Setting Modem Control
Setting Parity
Setting the Flow Control
Hanging Up a Line
11. Configuring T1, E1, and ISDN PRI
PortMaster 4 Quick Setup Guide for ISDN PRI
Configuring the Ethernet Interface
Configuring Global Parameters
Configuring the Quad T1 Boards
Configuring General Settings
Setting the View
Displaying Line Status
Configuring Line Use
Configuring Fractional Settings
Setting Channel Groups
Setting the Channel Rate
Configuring ISDN PRI Settings
Setting the ISDN PRI Switch
Setting the Framing Format
Setting the Encoding Method
Setting the Pulse Code Modulation
Setting the Loopback
Setting the Directory Number
Configuring True Digital Modems
Setting Digital Modems to Analog Service
Displaying Modem Status
Troubleshooting Digital Modems
Configuring Channelized T1 or E1
Channelized T1 Service
Channelized E1 Service
Understanding Standard NFAS
Understanding NFAS with D Channel Backup
Multichassis Capacity
Fault Tolerance
NFAS Limitations
Configuring NFAS
Configuring NFAS with D Channel Backup
Displaying Information about NFAS Configurations
Troubleshooting NFAS
Example NFAS Configurations
Configuring SS7
Setting the Intermachine Trunk
Viewing SS7 Configurations
Troubleshooting SS7 Configurations
SS7 Configuration Examples
12. Configuring a T3 Mux Board
Overview of T3 Mux Boards
Setting the View
Mapping T1 Lines to T3 Channels
Setting the Clock Source
Setting the Clock Source for Each Synchronous Serial Line
Enabling Clocking on the Backplane
Setting T3 Mux Clocking
Performing Diagnostics
Looping an Individual DS-1 Channel
Looping the T3 Line
13. Using Frame Relay
Overview of Frame Relay
PVCs and DLCIs
Line Speed
Port Speed
CIR and Burst Speed
Discarding Frames
Ordering Frame Relay Service
LMI Types
Frame Relay Configuration on the PortMaster
Enabling LMI
Enabling Annex-D
Listing DLCIs for Frame Relay Access
Configuring a T1 or E1 Line for Frame Relay
Configuring Global and Ethernet Settings
Configuring the Synchronous WAN Port
Troubleshooting a Frame Relay Configuration
Frame Relay Subinterfaces
Configuring Subinterfaces
Troubleshooting Subinterfaces
14. Using Synchronous Leased Lines
Overview of Leased Line Connections
Configuring a Leased Line Connection
Configuring Global Settings
Configuring Ethernet Interface Settings
Configuring the Synchronous WAN Port
Troubleshooting a Leased Line Connection
A. Networking Concepts
Network Addressing
IP Addressing
IP Address Notation
Reserved I-P Addresses
Private IP Networks
IP Address Conventions
IPX Addressing
Using Naming Services and the Host Table
Managing Network Security
PortAuthority RADIUS
B. TCP and UDP Ports and Services

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