Configuring a Verizon UML295 USB ModemΒΆ

Connect the UML295 to a computer to do the initial setup and remove the initial SIM PIN.

Test the connection from the computer to ensure that there is 4G connectivity.

Once the connection is confirmed, remove the modem from computer and plug in to your pfSense device. There should be no PPP configuration necessary for this device in pfSense, it should register as a USB-to-Ethernet device in your interface list.

Note

You may need to reboot pfSense if the device does not register.

Assign UE0 as a DHCP interface, and it should show an IP in the 192.168.32.0/24 subnet which then should be accessible from your LAN after configuring the necessary rules.

You can also configure that interface gateway as a Failover and test it by unplugging/disabling your WAN connection. Ensure you have DNS configured correctly so that the device functions properly.