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CLI-based Configuration Guide - Basic Configuration

AR500, AR510, AR531, AR550, AR1500, and AR2500 V200R010

This document provides the basic concepts, configuration procedures, and configuration examples in different application scenarios of the Basic configuration supported by the device.
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Licensing Requirements and Limitations for Auto-Config

Licensing Requirements and Limitations for Auto-Config

This section provides prerequisites for configuring Auto-Config, and configuration notes.

Involved Network Elements


Licensing Requirements

Auto-Config is a basic feature of a router and is not under license control.

Feature Limitations

  • Only Layer 3 Ethernet interfaces support the Auto-Config function.

  • AR500 series (except AR503EDGW-Lo, AR503EDGW-Lc, AR503EW, AR503EDGW-Lc3, AR503EQGW-L) support the Auto-Config function.

  • AR510 series (Only AR515CGW-L, AR515GW-LM9-D) support the Auto-Config function.

  • AR530 series support the Auto-Config function.

  • AR550 series support the Auto-Config function.

  • AR1500 series, AR2500 series do not support the Auto-Config function.
  • In deployment, you can use Auto-Config to configure the device or manually configure the device. If the device is manually configured, Auto-Config is disabled automatically.
  • The device can be configured using Auto-Config or USB deployment. However, two deployment methods cannot be used together. If you need to use the Auto-Config function after USB-based deployment has been performed on the device, you need to run the set factory-configuration from default command to specify the default factory settings as factory settings.
  • When the factory settings are being restored, only unconfigured WAN interfaces support the Auto-Config function.
  • Devices to be configured must be new devices, that is, no startup configuration file with file name extension .cfg or .zip exists on the device.
  • You can obtain the MAC address and ESN of the device in the following ways:
    • Check the label on the device.

    • Log in to the device and run the display system-mac command in the diagnosis view and the display esn command.

  • When users log in to the new device or devices with no startup configuration files through the console interface, the system prompts the following information: "Auto-Config is working. Before configuring the device, stop Auto-Config. If you perform configurations when Auto-Config is running, the DHCP, routing, DNS, and VTY configurations will be lost. Do you want to stop Auto-Config? [y/n]:".
    • To continue Auto-Config, enter n.
    • To stop Auto-Config, enter y.
      If you do not want to run Auto-Config but enter n, the DHCP, routing, DNS, and VTY configurations will be lost after the choice.
Updated: 2019-05-20

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