Defining a Mobile Internet profile (WWAN)

– for Scout 15.5 and later versions –

For mobile devices equipped with an appropriate SIM card, define profiles that allow users to connect to cellular data networks such as LTE or UMTS.

  1. In the Scout Console, for the relevant OU, open Device configuration > Network.

  2. On the Mobile Internet tab, click Add.

  3. In the Edit network profile dialog, edit the following options:

    Option Description
    Profile name Name of the new profile
    Connect automatically If the signal strength is sufficient, the device automatically attempts to connect to the cellular network.
    APN Access Point Name: Address used by the device to connect to the Internet when the cellular data connection is used
    PIN PIN of the SIM card (if used)
    Username Username for the mobile account
    Password Password for the mobile account
    Roaming The cellular data connection remains intact when the device is outside the mobile operator's network.
  4. Confirm with OK..

Unlock blocked SIM card via command

If, for example, a SIM card has been blocked due to incorrect PIN entries, use the PUK to create a new PIN.

  1. For the relevant device, open the context menu and click Commands > User-defined command.
  2. Enter the following command:

    mmcli -i 0 --puk=<PUK code> --pin=<PIN code>
  3. Select Run with system rights.

  4. Click Execute.