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HOW TO: Configure Data Overage Alarms on Digi Transport for the PPP Interface
HOW TO: Configure Data Overage Alarms on Digi TransPort for the PPP Interface
Configure PPP Interface Limits:
From the Web Interface go to:
Configuration - Network > Interfaces > Advanced > PPP 0 - 9 > PPP 1 > Advanced
* Check "
Limit the data transmitted over the interface
* Enter a value for "
issue a warning event after x KBytes/MBytes/GBytes
* Enter a value for "
Reset the data limit on the x day of the month
" (to tie in with your carrier's billing date)
Configure Event Logcodes:
Navigate to "
Configuration - Alarms > Event Logcodes
* Click on "
Event: %e %a Data Limit Reached
* Set Alarm priority to a value such as "
* Click on the "
Save All Event Code Changes
Logging and Notification:
Next, you will choose which type of alarm alert you need. The following are possible:
In this example, we are configuring email notification. Other methods can be found in the Digi TransPort User Guide.
The event handler will log an event with a trigger priority equal to or lower than the trigger level specified in
Configuration - Alarms > Event Settings
Only log events with a log priority of at least
” is normally 0 to log
events. In this example, it is being set to 5:
* For email notification, check "
Send email notifications
" and fill in the
* E-Mail template –
: This file is included in the .web file, but additional templates can be created and stored in flash memory
* E-Mail Trigger Priority – Any event with a priority of 5 or lower would cause this e-mail to be sent.
Once configured, the unit should be
to restart the PPP link.
Last updated: Mar 14, 2019
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