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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

How to Display the Barracuda UMTS Modem IMEI

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If you want to get the IMEI and/or software version information of an attached USB UMTS modem (M10/M11), you can do so on the command line using minicom.

Step 1. Change the Minicom Serial Port to the UMTS Modem

  1. Connect to your Barracuda appliance on the shell as the root user.
  2. Stop the UMTS connection with the command: [root@ng:~]# /etc/phion/bin/openumts stop
  3. Start the minicom setup with the command: [root@ng:~]# minicom -s The text-based minicom menu is displayed.
  4. Select Serial port setup
  5. Select A >Serial Device and change this to /dev/ttyUSB2 or /dev/ttyUSB1 depending on which USB port the modem is connected to.
  6. Press Enter.
  7. Select Save setup as dfl.
  8. Select Exit from Minicom.

This setting is now configured as default for minicom.  

Step 2. Enter the AT Command to Display the Modem Details

  1. Start minicom with the default settings:
    [root@ng:~]# minicom
  2. Enter the AT command:
    If you want the software version also enter
    The output will be shown as follows:
  3. To leave minicom, press Ctrl+a and z and select q to exit.

Step 3. Restart the UMTS Connection

Restart the UMTS connection:
[root@ng:~]# /etc/phion/bin/openumts start

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