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profile

cellular profile—Configure a cellular profile (on vEdge routers only).

The firmware installed in the router's cellular module is specific to each service provider and determines which profile properties you can configure. You can modify the attributes for a profile only if allowed by the service provider.

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► Cellular Profile

Command Hierarchy

cellular cellularnumber    
  profile profile-id
    apn name
    auth auth-method
    ip-addr ip-address
    name profile-name
    pdn-type type
    primary-dns ip-address
    secondary-dns ip-address
    user-name username
    user-pass password

Options

Access Point Name
apn name
Name of the gateway between the service provider network and the public Internet. It can be up to 32 characters long.
Authentication Method
auth auth-method
Authentication method used for the connection to the cellular network. Possible values are CHAP, None, PAP, or PAP/CHAP.
DNS Servers
primary-dns ip-address
secondary-dns ip-address
​IP addresses of the primary and secondary DNS servers in the service provider network, in decimal four-part dotted notation.
IP Address
ip-addr ip-address
Static IP address assigned to the cellular interface. This field is used when the service provider requires that a static IP address be pre-configured before attaching to the network.
Name
name profile-name
Name used to identify the cellular profile. It can be up to 14 characters long.
Packet Data Network Type
pdn-type type
Type of packet data network (PDN) of the cellular network. Possible values are IPv4, IPv6 and IPv46.
Profile Identifier
profile profile-id
Identification number of the profile used for the cellular module.
Range: 0 through 15
Username
user-name username
Username to use in making cellular connections for web services. It can be 1 to 32 characters long. It can contain any alphanumeric characters, including spaces. If the username contains spaces, enclose it in quotation marks (" ").
User Password
user-pass password
User password to use in making cellular connections for web services. The password is case sensitive. You can enter it in clear text or an AES-encrypted key.

Example

Configure a cellular interface with a profile, and the profile with an APN.

vEdge# show running-config cellular 
cellular cellular0
 profile 1
  apn reg_ims
 !

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 16.1.​
In Release 16.3, add support for profile 0; change profile 16 to reserved, so you cannot modify it.

Additional Information

See the Configuring Network Interfaces and Configuring Cellular Interfaces articles for your software release.

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