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Version: TAO v1.x

Suplog - configuring the cellular interface

The gateway is originally configured for ethernet with DHCP, follow these steps to configure the cellular mode.

Five steps are required:

  • Step 1: Configure your cellular credentials.
  • Step 2: Change eth0 to secondary or not-used.
  • Step 3: Activate ppp0.
  • Step 4: Apply the configuration.
  • Step 5: Commit the configuration.

Step 1: Configure your Cellular credentials

  • Select System configuration, press <enter>:

  • Select Network, press <enter>:

  • Select Cellular, press <enter>:

  • You can then configure your Cellular settings, use <tab> to navigate through the fields:

    • "Available" should have an [X].
    • "Autoconf": leave empty.
    • "APN": enter your APN, press <enter>.
    • "PIN": enter your PIN if any, press <enter>.
    • "User": enter your user if any, press <enter>.
    • "Password": enter your password if any, press <enter>.
    • Move to the Confirm button, Press <enter>.
  • Select Back button, press <enter>, to return to the System configuration.

  • Proceed to Step 2: Change eth0 to secondary or not-used.

Step 2: Change eth0 to secondary or not-used

You should change eth0 to status: secondary, in order to still get access on your local LAN and connect ThingPark Enterprise All-in-One, or you can deactivate it, but you will not be able to connect back on ThingPark Enterprise All-in-One if you do not get public IP from your cellular operator.

  • Select IP failover, press <enter>:

  • "Interface" should be (*) eth0:

  • Move to Status, select secondary or not-used and press <enter>.

Stay on this form for the next step and proceed to Step 3: Activate ppp0.

Step 3: Activate ppp0

  • Move to Interface and select ppp0 using <space>.
  • "Interface" should be (*) ppp0.
  • Move to Status, select primary and press <enter>:

  • Move to Confirm, press <enter>.
  • On the OK button, press <enter>:

  • Proceed to Step 4: Apply the configuration.

Step 4: Apply the configuration

  • Move to Apply, and press <enter>:

  • Press <enter> on the Confirm button:

  • Please wait, you will now loose your network connection, you need to find the cellular IP address.

Step 5: Commit the configuration