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add modem

user level:

Use this command to add modem details to the unit. You will want to add modems

admin

which you want the unit to control.

Syntax

add modem name

init_string

 

Where:

 

 

 

name

is the name of your modem, e.g. usrobotics28.8, or a name you

 

 

wish to use, e.g. modem4. Do not enter spaces in the name; use the

 

 

underscore

_ character; e.g. us_robotics_28.8

 

init_string

is the initialisation string of the modem; see your modem’s

 

 

documentation.

Menu

Line Configuration - Modems - Add Modem or Change Modem

equivalent

 

 

 

See also:

delete modem, showmodems

 

Note To change modem details in the cli you must ‘delete’ the modem, then ‘add’ it again, with the changed details.

add radius

user level:

Use this command to add RADIUS authentication and accounting hosts to the unit.

admin

 

 

Syntax

add radius host type host name secret

 

Where:

 

 

host type

is either authentication_hostor accounting_host

 

hostname

is the name of the RADIUS host

 

secret

is the secret (password) shared between the unit and the RADIUS

 

 

host.

Note

You must have the host already entered in the unit’s host table; see add host on page

Menu

144. If not you will see a message saying that no host is configured.

radius configuration - radius settings

equivalent

 

See also:

delete radius, set radius, set server, show radius

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add trap

user level: Use this command to define communities which will receive trap messages generatedadmin by the unit. Note that the unit does not generate anyenterprise-specifictraps. Up to

four trap comunities may be defined.

Syntax add trap trap_name inetaddress

Where:

trap_name is an arbitrary name assigned to the community.

inetaddress is the internet address that identifies the host(s) in the community.

See also

add community, delete trap, set contact, set location, show snmp

add user

user level:

This command enables you to add a new user to the system. You will be prompted to

admin

enter a password (maximum sixteen characters). You must also set the user’s level

Syntax

using the set user command.

add user username

Menu

Where username is the required login name (maximum sixteen characters).

Users - Add User

equivalent

 

See also

delete user, set user, showuser

add WINS

user level: This command enables you to define the WINS (Windows Internet Naming Service)admin host or hosts in your network. You can define a maximum of two hosts. If you wish,

it/they can be the same address(es) as a machine(s) already entered in the unit host table.

Syntax add WINS internet_address

Note ‘WINS’ must be entered in upper case. Also:

internet address is the internet address of your machine providing the WINS; enter the address in dot decimal notation.

Menu Network Configuration - WINS - Add WINSequivalent

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See also

delete WINS, add DNS, show server

admin

user level: If you are a normal user, this command enables you to enter Admin mode. But only ifnormal you know the admin password. This will give you full access to the unit’s commands.

The unit’s prompt will change to a hash or pound sign (JS_8500# or JS_8500£) to indicate that you are in admin mode. You must log out and back in again to revert to your original mode.

Syntax admin

Menu Sessions - Become Admin Userequivalent

debug

level of user: This command will send debug information to the screen. You can be connected toadmin either the Admin port or afront-mountedport. Use this command only when

instructed by your Technical Support.

Syntax debug

Menu

(none available)

equivalent

 

See also

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delete ARP

This command enables you to delete the ARP table. This is useful for diagnostic and debugging purposes.

This command is only available from the CLI.

Syntax delete arp

See also show ARP

delete community

user level: This command enables you to delete SNMP communities defined using theadd admin community command.

Syntax delete community 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

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Communities are numbered according to the order they are created in. You can list

 

them using the show snmp command.

See also

add community, delete trap, show snmp

delete DNS

user level:

This command enables you to delete the DNS (Domain Name Service) host or hosts

admin

in your network.

Syntax

delete DNS internet_address

 

Note ‘DNS’ must be entered in upper case. Also:

 

internet address is the internet address in dot decimal notation. If you cannot

 

remember the address type a space and then a question mark after

 

DNS; e.g. del DNS ?

 

The unit will list the ip addresses of DNS machines entered in its

 

DNS table. Type the ip address.

Menu

Network Configuration - DNS - delete DNS

equivalent

 

See also

add DNS, delete WINS, show server

delete gateway

user level:

This command enables you to delete a gateway. The host will not be deleted from the

admin

host table.

Syntax

delete gateway hostname

Menu

Network Configuration - Gateways

equivalent

 

See also

add gateway, set gateway, show gateways

delete host

user level: This command enables you to delete a host from the host table. If the host isadmin referenced by any predefined telnet or rlogin session, or is defined as a gateway,

DNS or WINS host, the message <in use> will be displayed and it will not be deleted.

Syntax delete hosthostname

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