I am not aware of any USB GSM modems compatible with FreeBSD (which
does not mean a lot, though)
There are GS Modems available with WiFi or regular cable connections.
The biggest issue will however most probably be that most GSM Internet
connections are already NATed. Right, you've got no public IP. No need
to worry about putting the something in "Modem" or "bridge" mode, as
incoming connections will be blocked off by the ISP anyway.
Only very few ISP provide "real" Internet access, with a public IP.
These will typically provide you with their own modem hardware.
> Hello mighty m0n0wall experts
> I come to ask a humble favor from you all. Due to instability of
> internet connection in our office, we are thinking to use usb gsm
> modem for our internet service backup. The thing is that we need to
> enforce the nats and rules already in the firewall.
> Is there a tutorial on how to install usb gsm modem to m0n0wall and set it as wan?
> What are the compatible usb modem out there.
> Currently we are using prolink phs300 coupled with tp-link wifi
> router. But this will hinder the m0n0wall functions. Or can I use
> the tplink as a bridge between m0n0 wan and the modem?
> The m0n0wall version we use is the latest version.
> Thank you. All helps are appreciated.
> Rendra Basuki
Klaus mailto:ks at stock dash consulting dot com