Confi guration
5.7.3. Network Port Configuration Menu
The Network Parameters Menus are used to select parameters and options for
the Network Port and also allow you to implement IP Security features, which
can restrict access based on the user’s IP Address.
Although the Web Browser Interface and Text Interface allow definition of
essentially the same parameters, parameters are arranged differently in the
two interfaces. In the Text Interface, most network parameters are defined via
one menu. But in the Web Browser Interface, network parameters are divided
between six separate submenus as described in this section. To access the
Network Parameters Menus, proceed as follows:
Text Interface: Type /N and press [Enter]. The Network Parameters
Menu shown in Figure 5.9 will be displayed.
Web Browser Interface: Click on the "Network Configuration" link
on the left hand side of the screen. The RSM will display the Network
Configuration menu shown in Figure 5.10, which allows you to access the
various submenus used to configure the network port.
Settings for network parameters depend on the configuration of your
network. Please contact your network administrator for appropriate
The Network Parameters Menu selects parameters for all 16 logical
Network Ports.
When a new IP Address is selected, or the status of the DHCP
feature is changed, the unit will disconnect and reconfigure itself
with the new values when you exit the Network Parameters Menu.
When configuring the unit via Web or Telnet, make certain your
DHCP server is set up to assign a known, fixed IP address in order
to simplify reconnection to the unit after the new address has been
The Network Parameters menu is only available when you have
logged into command mode using an account and port that permit
Supervisor commands.
The Network Parameters menu offers the following options. Note that
although the descriptions of parameters in this section are arranged according
to the Web Browser Interface submenu in which they reside, in the Text
Interface, all parameters (except IP Security configuration) are included in one
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