NAM question

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Mar 5th, 2009
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HI,

I have a question about setting up my NAM.

The document says that the device has to be on the same subnet as its parent interface. I don't understand.

What is the necessity and why it is required.

Any document to explain would be appriciated

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Joe Clarke Thu, 03/05/2009 - 17:30
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What NAM are you configuring, and in what device? What version of software is running on the device?

georgeef1 Fri, 03/06/2009 - 11:07
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In the documentation that I have there is a note that states:


“On the NAM, the IP address must belong to the subnet of the parent interface for the Analysis-Module slot/0 (such as fa0/0). The NAM default gateway should be the parent interface IP.”


In my 3845 the config is


interface Integrated-Service-Engine1/0


ip address 10.30.59.9 255.255.255.240


no keepalive


In the NAM the config is 10.1.1.26 which is not on a network I am using.



I believe if patch in the NAM I will be able to get to it via HTTP but do I need to set the internal interface to the same subnet as the port that I want to monitor?




Joe Clarke Fri, 03/06/2009 - 11:50
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The NAM's IP must be in the same subnet as the Integrated-Service-Engine interface. So, you need to put the NAM's IP address in the 10.30.59.0/28 subnet. The NAM's default gateway should be 10.30.59.9. This is just for purposes of management. The other monitored interfaces do not have to be in the same subnet.

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