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Use tools and procedures in this section to set parameters for Dial-up or Serial WAN adapters.

View WAN Adapters

Select the Networking > WAN Adapters subdirectory for the VX node and view contents at the WAN Adapters screen.

Add WAN Adapters

Insert a new line in the WAN Adapters screen, then double-click the line to present the Edit WAN Adapter dialog box.

Modify WAN Adapters

Double-click on table line in the WAN Adapters screen, to present the Edit WAN Adapter dialog box.
Setting the mode of the WAN adapter changes the options you can select for the other adapter settings. Three of the available modes are shown below.

Edit WAN Adapter Dialog

Field

Description

Description

Optional field to set descriptive statement about the WAN adapter.

Adapter #

Set adapter number

Enabled

Enable or disable the WAN adapter

Type

Define the WAN adapter as serial-DCE, serial-DTE, or dial-up. Selecting a serial type activates all fields in the dialog box.

Terminal Timing

This option is enabled if a serial type is selected. Use the dropdown dialog box to enable or disable terminal timing.

Mode

For serial configuration:
define the WAN adapter mode as one of the following:

  • raw
  • IP-over-serial
  • hybrid
  • Unstructured-SoIP
  • HDLC-SoIP

Cable

For serial configuration:
define the WAN adapter cable as either unused, V.35, EIA-449, or EIA/RS-530
For V.35, the serial port can be configured for a maximum speed of 2.048 Mbps.

Clocking Source

For serial configuration:
define the WAN adapter clocking as either normal or invert RX.

Port Speed

This option is available when Type is set to Serial-DCE: Enter the speed at which the port operates.

Crypto Resync

Enable or disable crypto resync on the WAN adapter.
Not available for serial over IP modes.

Assert Line

Not available for serial over IP modes.
Set assert line as either DTR or RTS

Assert Level

Not available for serial over IP modes.
Set assert level as either Lower or Raise

Assert Interval

Not available for serial over IP modes.
The time for which the lines should be asserted.

Assert Delay

Not available for serial over IP modes. The time after assertion before the lines can be asserted again.

SAToP Length

Available when the Mode is set to Unstructured Serial over IP:
Sum of the SATOP header and its length.

Jitter Tolerance

Available when the Mode is set to Unstructured Serial over IP:
The number of segments to buffer before sending the first byte.

Transmit CBID

Available when the Mode is set to one of the serial over IP modes: Low 13 bits of the outgoing UDP port number.

Receive C BID

Available when the Mode is set to one of the serial over IP modes: Low 13 bits of the incoming UDP port number.

DS Byte

Available when the Mode is set to one of the serial over IP modes:
Sets the DS byte.

Destination IP

Available when the Mode is set to one of the serial over IP modes: IP address to send the serial data to.

DiffServ

DiffServ level to send the SATOP packets as.

Receive Control Lines

Available when the Mode is set to one of the serial over IP modes: Should the receive control lines be processed.

Remote Loopback

Forces the remote interface to put up a loopback.

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