Cisco 3825 Mobile Wireless Edge Router Software Configuration Guide
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Table Of Contents



This preface describes the objectives, audience, organization, and conventions of this software configuration guide.

This preface contains the following sections:

Document Revision History





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Document Revision History

The Document Revision History table below records technical changes to this document. The table shows the document revision number for the change, the date of the change, and a brief summary of the change. Note that not all Cisco documents use a Document Revision History table.

Change Summary


August 14, 2008

Provided the following information for Cisco IOS 12.4(19)MR):

Described use of the ima group-id command, which the user can employ to configure the IMA Group ID on an IMA interface.


April 1, 2008

Introduced the following features with Cisco IOS 12.4(16)MR2:

Keyword ignore-vpi-vci added to the xconnect command for n:1 VCC cell mode PW


March 6, 2008

Initial release.


This guide explains how to configure features that enable the Cisco 3825 Mobile Wireless Edge Router to be implemented in an IP Radio Access Network-Optimization (RAN-O) environment.


This publication is designed for the person who will be responsible for configuring the router. This guide is intended for the following audiences:

Customers with technical networking background and experience

System administrators who are familiar with the fundamentals of router-based internet working, but who may not be familiar with Cisco IOS software

System administrators who are responsible for installing and configuring internetworking equipment, and who are familiar with Cisco IOS software


The major sections of this software configuration guide are listed in the following table:


Chapter 1

Overview of the Cisco 3825 Mobile Wireless Edge Router

Describes the purpose of the Cisco  3825 router and its unique software features.

Chapter 2

Cisco IOS Software Basics

Describes what you need to know about the Cisco IOS software.

Chapter 3

First-Time Configuration

Describes how to use the setup command facility to configure basic attributes of your router.

Chapter 4

Configuring the Cisco 3825 Mobile Wireless Edge Router in a RAN-O Solution with the Command-Line Interface

Describes how to use the Cisco IOS software CLI to configure basic router functionality in a RAN-O environment.

Appendix A

Cisco 3825 Mobile Wireless Edge Router RAN-O Command Reference

Provides information about new and changed commands.

Appendix B

Configuration Examples

Provides examples of configurations.


This publication uses the following conventions to convey instructions and information.


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Commands and keywords.

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Variables for which you supply values.

[      ]

Keywords or arguments that appear within square brackets are optional.

{x | y | z}

A choice of required keywords appears in braces separated by vertical bars. You must select one.

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Examples of information displayed on the screen.

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Examples of information you must enter.

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Nonprinting characters, for example passwords, appear in angle brackets.

[    ]

Default responses to system prompts appear in square brackets.

Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the manual.

Timesaver Means the described action saves time. You can save time by performing the action described in the paragraph.

Tip Means the following information will help you solve a problem. The tips information might not be troubleshooting or even an action, but could be useful information, similar to a Timesaver.

Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

Related Documentation

The following list includes documentation related to your product by implementation.

Cisco Mobile Wireless RAN Optimization

Cisco 3825 Mobile Wireless Edge Router Documents

Cisco 3800 Series Hardware Installation

Cisco Interface Cards Installation Guides

Quick Start Guide: Interface Cards

Cisco Interface Cards Installation Guide

Cisco 2-port T1/E1-RAN Installation Instructions

Cisco Network Modules Installation Guides

Network Modules Quick Start Guide

Cisco Network Modules Hardware Installation Guide

Release Notes

Release Notes for the Cisco 3825 Mobile Wireless Edge Router

Note To obtain the latest information, access the online documentation.

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