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Configuring the 3G Wireless Modem Interface—Quick Configuration

The physical interface for the 3G wireless modem, cl-0/0/8, is automatically created when a 3G wireless modem is installed in the device. You can use J-Web Quick Configuration to configure the 3G wireless interface and activate a CDMA EV-DO 3G wireless modem card.

Note: The J-Web Quick Configuration does not support configuration of a GSM profile. Use the CLI configuration editor or the J-Web Edit Configuration page to configure a GSM profile.

To configure the 3G wireless interface with Quick Configuration:

  1. In the J-Web user interface, select Configuration>Quick Configuration>Interfaces.

    A list of network interfaces installed on the device is displayed.

  2. Click the cl-0/0/0 interface name.

    The 3G Interface Configuration is displayed.

  3. Enter information into the 3G Interface Configuration, as described in Table 102.
  4. To apply the configuration and return to the Quick Configuration Interfaces page, click OK. (To cancel your entries and return to the Quick Configuration Interfaces page, click Cancel.)
  5. From the Interfaces Quick Configuration page, click Apply to apply the configuration.

Table 102: 3G Wireless Interface Quick Configuration Summary

Field

Function

Your Action

Configuring 3G Wireless Interfaces

Description

(Optional) Adds supplemental information about the 3G wireless physical interface on the device.

Type a text description of the physical 3G wireless interface in the box to clearly identify the interface when viewing displays.

Modem Options: Init String

(Optional) Specifies modem operation.

Type a string that begins with AT and includes Hayes modem commands.

Dialer Pool Options  

Dialer Pools

Displays the list of configured dialer pools on the device.

  • To add a dialer pool to the interface, click Add.
  • To edit a dialer pool, select the name from the list. You can change the priority, but not the name.
  • To delete a dialer pool, select the check box and click Delete.

Dialer Pool Name (required)

Specifies the group of physical interfaces to be used by the dialer interface.

Type the dialer pool name—for example, 1.

Priority

Specifies the priority of this interface within the dialer pool. Interfaces with a higher priority are the first to interact with the dialer interface.

  1. Type a priority value from 0 (lowest) to 255 (highest). The default is 0.
  2. Click OK to return to the Quick Configuration Interfaces page.
Card Activation Options

Card Activation

Enables the CDMA wireless modem card to connect to the service provider’s cellular network.

  1. Select the type of card activation:
    • IOTA—Internet-based over the air provisioning.
    • Manual Activation—Requires manual entry of the required information.
    • OTASP—Over the air service provisioning.
  2. Click Activate.
  3. If you selected Manual Activation or OTASP, you are prompted to enter information required for card activation. (No additional information is needed for IOTA card activation.)
  4. Click OK.
OTASP Activation Parameters

Dial String

Number that the modem uses to contact the service provider’s network.

Enter the dial number supplied by the service provider.

Manual Activation Parameters

International Mobile Station Identity

Mobile subscriber information

Enter the number supplied by the service provider.

Mobile Directory Number

10-digit user phone number

Enter the number supplied by the service provider.

Master Subsidy Lock

Activation code

Enter the code supplied by the service provider.

Network identification

Number between 0 and 65535

Enter the NID number displayed with the CLI show modem wireless interface cl-0/0/8 network command.

System identification

Number between 0 and 32767

Enter the SID number displayed with the CLI show modem wireless interface cl-0/0/8 network command.

Simple IP password

User name

Enter the user name supplied by the service provider.

Simple IP user ID

Password

Enter the password supplied by the service provider.


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