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How To: Configure Pepwave modem with EdgeOS

The Kognitive Edge platform is modular and extendable, with support for external USB modems that can be used to add cellular connectivity as an additional WAN source. This flexibility allows sites to be provisioned with or without cellular connectivity to control for specific needs or costs at the time of install, but lets network operators upgrade or downgrade resources at individual sites at their discretion. This user guide details how to add a Pepwave modem to an EdgeOS device.

Software Setup

EdgeOS Version or higher is required to use USB modems with EdgeOS

Once connected and with a powered up EdgeServer running EdgeOS 6.5.3 or above, the External USB Modem will be automatically added to the system. However, for previous releases there are few steps – shown here:

  • Login to the EdgeServer -> Menu -> Configuration Wizard -> Interfaces



  • Click on the Toggle icon of the 'Pepwave' interface and disable the Interface.

  • Click the Gear icon next to the Interface. A popup appears.

  • Select the Interface Type as WAN from the drop down.

  • Select the WAN type as CELL from the dropdown menu.

  • Click the Set Access Details icon from the Gateway Address column.


Set Access Details

  • Enter the Username and Password for Pepwave login in the popup box and save the configuration.


Modem Access Details


Pepwave Modem Configuration

Cellular Controller Management

Once the Pepwave modem is configured on the EdgeOS System, user can view analytics from the modem.

To view the analytics, perform the following steps:

  • Login to the EdgeServer -> Menu -> Cellular Controller


Cellular Controller

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