Install the SIM card

Use this information to install the SIM card.

Before you install the SIM card, complete the following steps:
  1. Read the following sections to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the server. Disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

Note: To enable LTE, SIM card installation is required. LTE service is provided by authorized mobile service carriers in respective countries or regions. Server must have a cellular plan from a service carrier to connect to the LTE network.

To install the SIM card, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure. A video of the process is available:
  1. Locate the SIM card position on the M.2 WLAN/LTE wireless adapter.
  2. Slide the retainer cover backward and rotate it up.
  3. Carefully place the SIM card on the slot.
  4. Rotate the retainer cover down and slide it frontward.
    Figure 1. SIM card installation
    SIM card installation
After you install the SIM card, complete the following steps:
  1. Install the M.2 WLAN/LTE wireless adapter (see Install the M.2 WLAN/LTE wireless adapter).

  2. Install the node if needed (see Install a compute node).

  3. Reconnect power cords and all external cables.

  4. Follow the setup process to enable SIM card:

    Note: Obtain the PIN code, APN, and other settings from your carrier or SIM provider and keep it in a safe place.
    • PIN code:

      • When the PIN code of the SIM card is required, use the following command lines (using 1234 as an example of PIN code):

        
        sudo uci set network.lte_wan.pincode='1234'
        sudo uci commit network
        sudo /etc/init.d/network restart
      • When the PIN code of the SIM card is not required, use the following command lines:

        
        sudo uci del network.lte_wan.pincode 
        sudo uci del network.lte_wan.auth 
        sudo uci del network.lte_wan.username
        sudo uci commit network 
        sudo reboot
    • APN:

      • When APN setting is required, use the following command lines (using 1234 as an example of APN):

        
        sudo uci set network.lte_wan.apn='1234'
        sudo uci commit network
        sudo reboot
      • When the APN setting is not required, use the following command lines:

        
        sudo uci set network.lte_wan.apn='internet'
        sudo uci commit network
        sudo reboot
        
    Note: For more information about configuring the LTE settings, see Configure LTE setting under Embedded switch CLI for wireless LOM Package configuration.