The General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) allows mobile data on 2G and 3G cellular communication system for GSM devices. The GPRS payload allows you to configure and control how the device uses GPRS.

To configure a GPRS payload, take the following steps.

  1. Navigate to Devices > Profiles & Resources > Profiles > Add and select Add Profile.
  2. Select Windows Rugged.
  3. Configure the profile's General settings.

    These settings determine how the profile deploys and who receives it. For more information on General settings, see Add General Profile Settings.

  4. Select the GPRS profile and click the Configure button.
  5. Configure the GPRS settings.

    Settings Descriptions
    General
    Enabled Select to enable GPRS management.
    Connection Name Enter the GPRS connection name.
    Destination Select whether the GPRS connection is to the Internet or a Work intranet.
    GPRS Info Access Point Name

    Enter the APN the device must connect to. The APN must follow the correct format:

    <network identifier>.mnc<MNC>.mcc<MCC>.gprs

    User name Enter the user name for connecting to the network.
    Password Enter the password for connecting to the network.
    Domain Enter the network domain.
    Advanced
    Advanced Enable to configure advanced options.
    Specific Name Servers Enable to enter specific name servers to use.
    Country Code Enter the network country code.
    Area Code Enter the device area code.
    Use Country and Area Codes Enable to use Country and Area codes.
    Phone Enter the device phone number.
    Device Name Enter the device name for use in phone books.
    Device Type Select the RAS device type.
    Use Software Compression Allows for faster connection speeds on low-bandwidth networks by compressing the phone book entries.
    Use IP Header Compression Allows for faster connection speeds on low-bandwidth networks by compressing the IP Header.
    Specific IP Address

    Enable to connect to a specific IP Address.

    Read Only Enable to restrict the device to reading data only.
    Authentication Type Select the type of authentication the network uses.
  6. Select Save & Publish.