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MEA
3.1
Vehicle Mounted
Modem

Users Guide

Documentation Revision 3.1.7

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  • Page 1: Users Guide

    Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Documentation Revision 3.1.7...
  • Page 3 © 2007 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced, transmitted, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of Motorola, Inc.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Mesh Enabled Access PRODUCT INTRODUCTION ... 1 Product Contents ...1 DEVICE INSTALLATION ... 2 Software Requirements ...2 Equipment Requirements...2 MAC Address Label Location ...3 2.3.1 MAC Address Table ... 3 VMM6300 Assembly Information ...4 Installing the VMM6300 Device ...4 2.5.1 Deployment Considerations ...
  • Page 6 Device Addressing Schemes ...15 3.3.1 Network DHCP Scheme ... 16 3.3.2 Statically Provisioned Scheme ... 16 3.3.3 User Supplied Scheme... 16 Setting User Supplied IP Addresses ...17 External Device Provisioning...19 3.5.1 Connecting to the Ethernet Port ... 20 Working with MeshTray ...20 3.6.1 MeshTray Status Information ...
  • Page 7 Return Material Request ...35 5.2.1 Radio Products and Services Division ... 35 5.2.1.1 Radio Products and Services Division Telephone Numbers... 36 5.2.2 Returning System Components to Motorola ... 36 5.2.3 Returning FREs ... 36 WARRANTY INFORMATION... 37 REGULATORY INFORMATION ... 40 FCC Information ...40...
  • Page 8 Figure 2-1. VMM External Connection Point ...4 Figure 2-2. VMM6300 Trunk Mounting ...5 Figure 3-1. Enter Network Password Initial Web Page Authentication Dialog...8 Figure 3-2. MEA Device Administration Redirecting Web Page...9 Figure 3-3. MEA Device Administration Home Page (Super User Login)...10 Figure 3-4.
  • Page 9: Product Introduction

    This document provides detailed installation and configuration instructions for the MEA VMM6300 device. The VMM6300 is a wireless modem that has been designed for permanent in-vehicle mounting. It provides access to the MEA network via an Ethernet connection to mobile data terminals, laptop computers, or any other device that has an Ethernet port.
  • Page 10: Device Installation

    2 Device Installation Software Requirements Two types of software interfaces will be required during the installation and setup process of the VMM3600 device: MeshManager and the VMM Device Administration web interface. MeshManager software needs to be installed and running on a network computer prior to VMM installation and configuration.
  • Page 11: Mac Address Label Location

    Mesh Enabled Access Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide MAC Address Label Location The transceiver and SBC (Ethernet) MAC addresses are listed on the label located on the back side of the VMM unit. Record these numbers in the MAC Address Table provided in the next section.
  • Page 12: Vmm6300 Assembly Information

    VMM6300 Assembly Information The VMM6300 Assembly shows the external connection points on a VMM6300 box. Figure 2-1. Installing the VMM6300 Device The following instructions describe the VMM6300 hardware installation procedure: 1. Mount the VMM box in a suitable location in a vehicle to allow for ventilation. Note that the device is not waterproof and should be reasonably protected from moisture and other exposed outdoor environments.
  • Page 13: Deployment Considerations

    - Mount the supplied antenna vertically Testing the Device Installation Verify the operation of the VMM6300 using the following procedure: 1. Apply power to the VMM6300 – power reset button will be illuminated to red. Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide VMM6300 Trunk Mounting...
  • Page 14 2. Obtain the transceiver MAC address and the ETH address that was recorded earlier in section 2.3.1. The address will be in the format 00-05-12-0A-xx-yy for the transceiver and 00-05-12-30-xx-yy for ETH. 3. From the MeshManager software screen, display the devices using the MAC address. Note: This step assumes that the MeshManager software has been installed and running on a networked computer.
  • Page 15: Device Configuration

    PC to the wired interface. The installation procedure described here requires administrator access. Alternatively, all of the parameters that are provisioned via the Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Provisioning. XX and YY are hex values from the transceiver MAC...
  • Page 16: Password Information

    web page may be provisioned via MeshManager instead. 3.2.1.1 Password Information Administrator Password The username is admin and the default (initial) password is admin. The password for the admin account should be changed during installation. Access (User) Password The username is monitor and the default password is monitor. The password for the Access account can be changed by the administrator.
  • Page 17: Viewing Mea Device Administration Redirect Page

    After the login authentication has been completed, the web browser will display a redirecting page, and your browser will automatically transition to the home web page for MEA Device Administration. Figure 3-2. MEA Device Administration Redirecting Web Page Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide...
  • Page 18: Viewing Mea Device Administration Home Page As An Administrator

    3.2.3 Viewing MEA Device Administration Home Page as an Administrator The MEA Device Administration home page provides you with some basic information about the device, including the IP addresses assigned to the device, the MAC addresses of the device, the firmware revision number, and the reported link quality for the link to the IAP. Additional web page links are available when logging-in as an Administrator (same as Super User).
  • Page 19: Viewing Mea Device Administration Home Page As A Normal User

    IAP. In the Device Management section of the Home tab, the Access Account User can: • Change User password • Reset the Device Figure 3-4. MEA Device Administration Home Page (Normal User Login) Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide...
  • Page 20: Vmm Device Administration Configuration Tab

    3.2.5 VMM Device Administration Configuration Tab Once you have accessed the MEA Device Administration home page, click on the Configuration tab to display the IP address configuration. 3.2.5.1 Viewing the VMM Configuration Tab as an Administrator The VMM Device Administration Configuration page when viewed as an Administrator (same as Super User Login) allows for changes to the configuration of the VMM6300.
  • Page 21: Viewing The Vmm Configuration Tab As A Normal User

    A similar screen will be displayed for the Access account (the web page will indicate Normal User Login). Normal users can change only those settings for which they have system privileges. Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Field Description MiSC when mode.
  • Page 22: Vmm Device Administration Geo Position Tab

    Figure 3-6. VMM Configuration Page (Normal User Account) 3.2.6 VMM Device Administration Geo Position Tab The geo position feature has to be provisioned on the destination or map server by the Network Administrator. Before any data can be viewed on the Geo Position tab: 1.
  • Page 23: Device Addressing Schemes

    Mesh Enabled Access Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Figure 3-7. Geo Position Tab (Same view for Super User and Normal accounts) The Geo Position tab displays readings of the VMM device when the feature is enabled. The information contained on this screen will look the same to the Administrator and to the Access User role.
  • Page 24: Network Dhcp Scheme

    3.3.1 Network DHCP Scheme Network DHCP means that the VMM device can be configured to request an address from a DHCP server and requires the inclusion of a DHCP server in the core network configuration to answer these requests. With Network DHCP selected, the VMM will send DHCP requests for its own address to the core network once it becomes associated and establishes communications with the infrastructure.
  • Page 25: Setting User Supplied Ip Addresses

    When you click on the OK button, the configuration will be saved in flash. The System Settings Have Been Saved message, on the System Update Save Completed page, will then confirm that the changes have been saved. Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Configuration Change Dialog...
  • Page 26: Figure 3-9. System Update Save Completed Web Page

    Figure 3-9. System Update Save Completed Web Page After the settings have been saved, click the Finished button. Your web browser should return to the MEA Device Administration home page. A reboot of the device is not required for the changes to take effect.
  • Page 27: External Device Provisioning

    Mesh Enabled Access Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide External Device Provisioning The External Device Provisioning section of the VMM Device Administration page is used to configure addresses for the attached nodes on the local Ethernet segment. Up to three addresses are provisioned.
  • Page 28: Connecting To The Ethernet Port

    detected (via a ping) when the web page was brought up. The IP addresses default to values based on the transceiver MAC address of the device. The derivation is described below. By default, only the first IP address is enabled (for local-DHCP), and no addresses are reserved for specific MAC addresses.
  • Page 29: Meshtray Status Information

    Description of the device, the MAC and IP address of the device, and the Type of device (i.e., Vehicle Mounted Modem, Subscriber Device, etc.). The Firmware Version and Firmware Build Date displayed here can be used to verify that the correct firmware revision is currently loaded on the device, particularly after a firmware upgrade.
  • Page 30: Meshtray Security Tab

    3.6.2 MeshTray Security Tab The MeshTray Security tab allows for setting Open Authentication with Authentication Control and provides IAP Authentication information, as well as Peer Authentication configuration. The Peer Authentication section allows for adding and removing Group Names and each of their passwords.
  • Page 31: Figure 3-13. Meshtray Authentication Activity Tab (vmm)

    Mesh Enabled Access Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Figure 3-13. MeshTray Authentication Activity tab (VMM)
  • Page 32: Device Maintenance

    4 Device Maintenance Changing the Web Interface Password When the Change Admin Password function is selected from the VMM Device Administration Home Page by the administrator, or the Change User Password function is selected, the device will present the following web page: Figure 4-1.
  • Page 33: Figure 4-2. Confirm Changes Window For Enter New Password

    Mesh Enabled Access Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Figure 4-2. Confirm Changes Window for Enter New Password When the operator confirms the change, the new password will be stored in flash, and the device will present a status screen indicating that the change was successful.
  • Page 34: Upgrading The Device Firmware

    Upgrading the Device Firmware The web interface for the device also provides the ability to upgrade the firmware on-site. To use this feature, you must have an upgrade file from a released upgrade package. When upgrading to version 7.5.0.0 from any prior SBC release via the web page, the web page will show upgrade failure while the upgrade is still in progress in the background.
  • Page 35: Figure 4-5. Confirm Upload Window For Firmware Update

    Mesh Enabled Access Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Figure 4-5. Confirm Upload Window for Firmware Update Once the filename has been confirmed, the web browser will transmit the file to the device, and the device will present an upgrade progress screen. This page will indicate the current stage in the upgrade process.
  • Page 36: Security Provisioning Web Page

    Security Provisioning Web Page When the Security Provisioning option is selected from the VMM Device Administration Home Page by the administrator, the device will present the following web page: Figure 4-7. Security Provisioning Web Page The Security Provisioning web page contains two main sections: Provision Username and Provision Groupname.
  • Page 37: Resetting The Vmm Via The Device Administration Web Page

    Once you have commanded the device to reset, the following screen will be displayed. Your browser will delay for a short time, then transition to the home page once more. Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Device Reset Prompt Web Page...
  • Page 38: Figure 4-9. Device Reset In Progress Page

    Figure 4-9. Device Reset in Progress Page NOTE: After the completion of the reset, you may experience a significant delay when bringing up another web page. Be patient.
  • Page 39: Restoring Factory Settings - User Supplied Mode Limitations

    If the allowed device addressing modes were restricted to User-Supplied, the user may still connect to the VMM (as described above) and access the configuration web page. The User- Supplied parameters may then be set to usable values. Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide...
  • Page 40: Restoring Factory Settings - Normal Operations

    Restoring Factory Settings – Normal Operations When the Restore Factory Defaults function is selected from the VMM Device Administration Home Page, the device will present the following web page. Figure 4-10. Restore Factory Settings Web Page The Restore Factory Defaults function allows the operator to return the device to factory defaults.
  • Page 41: Figure 4-11. Confirm Changes Window For Restore Factory Settings

    Mesh Enabled Access Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide Figure 4-11. Confirm Changes Window for Restore Factory Settings The Factory Settings Restored page will be displayed. Figure 4-12. Factory Settings Restored Web Page Click on the Finished button to complete the reset procedure.
  • Page 42: Customer Service Information

    5 Customer Service Information If you have read this document and made every effort to resolve installation or operation issues yourself and still require help, please contact your regional Motorola support representatives Motorola System Support Center (SSC) using the following contact information:...
  • Page 43: Obtaining Support

    Motorola System Support Center (SSC). When you consult the Motorola SSC, you increase the likelihood that problems are rectified in a timely fashion and that warranty requirements are satisfied. Check your contract for specific warranty and service information.
  • Page 44: Radio Products And Services Division Telephone Numbers

    Motorola's service philosophy is based on field replaceable entities (FREs). FREs are system components identified by Motorola to be returned to Motorola for repair. 5.2.3 Returning FREs Return faulty FREs to Motorola for repair. When you return an assembly for service, follow these best practices: •...
  • Page 45: Warranty Information

    One (1) Year from the date of shipment. Motorola, at its option, will at no charge either repair the Product (with new or reconditioned parts), replace it with the same or equivalent Product (using new or reconditioned Product), or refund the purchase price of the Product during the warranty period provided purchaser notifies Motorola according to the terms of this warranty.
  • Page 46 A) that Motorola will be notified promptly in writing by such purchaser of any notice of such claim; B) that Motorola will have sole control of the defense of such suit and all negotiations for its settlement or compromise; and...
  • Page 47 Mesh Enabled Access Vehicle Mounted Modem Users Guide equipment or software not furnished by Motorola which is attached to or used in connection with the Product. The foregoing states the entire liability of Motorola with respect to infringement of patents by the Product or any its parts thereof.
  • Page 48: Regulatory Information

    RF Exposure. Regulatory and RF Safety Exposure Your Motorola Wireless Network Device is designed and tested to comply with a number of national and international standards and guidelines (listed below) regarding human exposure to RF electromagnetic energy.
  • Page 49 20cm from all persons when used in a personal or laptop computer. To ensure compliance with FCC requirements, use only Motorola approved, supplied antennas. Use of non-Motorola approved antennas may result in non-compliance with FCC NOTE: The manufacturer is not responsible for any unauthorized modifications to this equipment.

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