- •Set Up the NMS as a DHCP Client
- •Cable the Bridge/Router
- •Cable the Ethernet Connector
- •Cable the ISDN Port
- •Restart the NMS DHCP Client
- •Launch Web Link
- •Technical Support
- •Online Technical Services
- •World Wide Web Site
- •3Com Knowledgebase Web Services
- •3Com FTP Site
- •3Com Bulletin Board Service
- •Access by Analog Modem
- •Access by Digital Modem
- •3Com Facts Automated Fax Service
- •Support from Your Network Supplier
- •Support from 3Com
- •3Com Corporation Limited Warranty
- •FCC Class A Verification Statement
- •FCC Class B Statement
- •FCC Declaration of Conformity
- •3Com End User Software License Agreement
Getting Started with the OfﬁceConnect® NETBuilder® 10 Bridge/Router
Published May 1999
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CONFIGURING YOUR OFFICECONNECT NETBUILDER 10
Preconﬁguration Set Up
Set Up the NMS as a DHCP Client
Install the OfﬁceConnect on a Tabletop 7
Cable the Bridge/Router 7
Turn on Power to the OfﬁceConnect
Restart the NMS DHCP Client 9
Launch Web Link
Conﬁguring ISDN Lines
Conﬁguring Dynamic Dial
Conﬁguring Network Addressing for Your Network 20
Conﬁguring PPP Authentication
Online Technical Services
World Wide Web Site
3Com Knowledgebase Web Services
3Com FTP Site
3Com Bulletin Board Service
3Com Facts Automated Fax Service
Support from Your Network Supplier
Support from 3Com
Returning Products for Repair
3COM CORPORATION LIMITED WARRANTY
FCC CLASS A VERIFICATION STATEMENT
FCC CLASS B STATEMENT
FCC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
3COM END USER SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT
This guide contains the information you need to install and conﬁgure your OfﬁceConnect® NETBuilder® 10 bridge/router.
The basic conﬁguration that you will establish is shown in Figure 1. This conﬁguration supports a
As you are conﬁguring your router, you will be asked to make choices based on what is required on your network.
Figure 1 Basic Conﬁguration
Network management system
IPX = AAA
IPX = CCC
IP = unnumbered
IPX = BBB
Network management system
6 CONFIGURINGYOUROFFICECONNECTNETBUILDER10 BRIDGE/ROUTER
The instructions in this guide describe how to conﬁgure Ofﬁce A. After you’ve completed the conﬁguration for Ofﬁce A, the same conﬁguration steps need to be performed at Ofﬁce B.
This guide has the following sections:
■Preconﬁguration Set Up (which includes installing the OfﬁceConnect hardware)
Before you begin installing and conﬁguring your OfﬁceConnect bridge/router, you must satisfy the following prerequisites:
■You must have a PC on your network that will function as your network management station (NMS).
■This NMS must have browser software that is compatible with Web Link: either Netscape Navigator 4.08 or later, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later.
Web Link is the
■You need to obtain IP addresses and subnet masks for your network.
■You will also need to order a leased line and an ISDN line from your telco provider or providers.
When your ISDN line is installed you will receive information regarding the ISDN dial numbers, ISDN switch type, and SPID numbers. Retain this information for use during conﬁguration.