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SRX210 Services Gateway 3G USB Modem Overview

 

This topic provides an overview of the SRX210 Services Gateway 3G USB modem. It includes the following sections:

Introduction

Wireless WAN access is becoming widely available and comparably priced to ISDN and DSL. The SRX210 Services Gateway provides support for a wireless interface as a backup for primary interfaces such as Gigabit Ethernet or Fast Ethernet.

To facilitate wireless connectivity, the SRX210 Services Gateway has a USB port on the front panel.

For more information on the SRX210 Services Gateway back panel, see SRX210 Services Gateway Front Panel and Back Panel Views (Low Memory, High Memory, and PoE Versions).

Supported Modem Types

For a list of wireless modems supported on the SRX210 Services Gateway, see KB26116.

Using the 3G USB Modem

A 3G USB modem can be used for wireless connectivity. To use the USB modem, plug it into the USB port 1 of the SRX210 Services Gateway and execute the following configuration command:

set chassis routing-engine usb-wwan port 1

For more information on configuring the USB modem, see the Interfaces for Security Devices.