Cradlepoint Network Mobility Settings (NEMO)

Jesse Rothschild

What is Network Mobility (NEMO)?

Network Mobility (NEMO) is an Internet standards track protocol defined in RFC 5177. The protocol allows session continuity for every node in a mobile network as the network moves.

NOTE: NEMO requires a feature license. Go to System Settings → Feature Licenses to view this feature.

NEMO requires a service provider, e.g. Verizon Wireless Private Network with DMNR (Dynamic Mobile Network Routing). Your NEMO service provider will define many of the settings for your NEMO configuration.

Once you have a NEMO service provider and a valid feature license, add networks to the Networks Routed by NEMO section by first clicking Add. In the popup window, input:

  • Network Address
  • Netmask

The Network Address and Netmask, or subnet mask, together define a range of IP addresses that comprise the local network you want to be associated with the NEMO settings.

Cradlepoint NEMO Settings

Network Mobility (NEMO) Settings

Home IP Address and Home Netmask – These may be provided by your NEMO service provider. The IP address is a placeholder, “dummy” address; any IP address can be used (1.2.3.4 is common).

Home Agent IP AddressHome Agent Password, and Home Agent SPI – Your home agent will be defined by your NEMO service provider.

Renew Registration – The NEMO network regularly re-registers with the home agent (e.g., every 30 seconds). Specify the number of seconds between each check-in.

MTU – Override the maximum transmission unit (MTU) of the NEMO tunnel. The TCP MSS (maximum segment size) is automatically derived from the MTU. Leave blank to rely on Path MTU Discovery.

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