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CLI-based Configuration Guide - Interface Management

AR100, AR120, AR160, AR1200, AR2200, AR3200, and AR3600 V300R003

This document provides the basic concepts, configuration procedures, and configuration examples of the interfaces supported by the device.
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Searching and Selecting a PLMN

Searching and Selecting a PLMN


On a WCDMA network or a network downward compatible with the WCDMA network, you can manually select a public land mobile network (PLMN) or configure the device to automatically select a PLMN.

By default, a 3G modem automatically selects a PLMN. If you have subscribed to WCDMA services and obtained a mobile country code (MCC) and a mobile network code (MNC) from a carrier, you can manually select a PLMN. If an incorrect MNC or MCC is selected, the device will display a warning message.


  1. Run system-view

    The system view is displayed.

  2. Run interface cellular interface-number

    The 3G cellular interface view is displayed.

  3. Run plmn searchSearching for available PLMNS...Please wait... PLMN search done. Available PLMN's: PLMN NO. MCC MNC Status Type 01 460 01 Current UTRAN 02 460 01 Available GSM 03 460 00 Forbidden GSM

    A 3G modem is configured to search for available PLMNs.

    After this command is executed, wait for a period of time. The system will display the available PLMNs. The following is an example:

  4. Select a PLMN.

    • Run plmn auto

      A 3G modem is configured to automatically select a PLMN.

    • Run plmn select manual mcc mnc [ fail-over-auto ]

      A 3G modem is configured to select a PLMN manually.

    By default, a 3G modem selects a PLMN automatically.

Updated: 2019-03-06

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