Cisco Meraki AP / MX / Z1

Open a web browser and log in to your Meraki dashboard at https://dashboard.meraki.com


Click on "Configure" on the left menu

Click "Access Control" on the left menu and select which SSID you want to use, then configure with the below settings:
  • Association Requirements: Open (no encryption)
  • Splash page: Sign-on with my RADIUS server
  • RADIUS for splash page:

    click Add a Server and add:

    Host: *insert radius_server here*
    Port: 1812
    Secret: *insert radius_secret here*


    click Add a Server again and add:

    Host: *insert radius_server2 here*
    Port: 1812
    Secret: *insert radius_secret here*

    Note: When you enter the radius server you may see and error: "Host for RADIUS is not a valid IP address." This is an expected error message, the field prefers an IP address but will still work with a domain name in this field.


  • RADIUS accounting: RADIUS accounting is enabled
  • RADIUS accounting servers:

    click Add a Server and add:

    Host: *insert radius_server here*
    Port: 1813
    Secret: *insert radius_secret here*

    click Add a Server again and add: 

    Host: *insert radius_server2 here*
    Port: 1813
    Secret: *insert radius_secret here*

    Note: You may not see the option to set up the RADIUS accounting. If this is the case please raise a Meraki support case via Help -> Cases -> New Case asking them: "Please can you enable RADIUS accounting on my account"

    Note 2: The Meraki MX/Z1 does not support accounting, so please skip this step.

  

  • Enable data-carrier detect: Disabled
  • Captive portal strength: Block all access until sign-on is complete
  • Walled garden: Walled garden is enabled

    If using a Meraki AP - Note: You may see an error saying the walled garden entry is invalid. If this is the case please raise a Meraki support case via Help -> Cases -> New Case ask they, "Please can you enable domain based walled garden support".

    If using a Meraki MX/Z1 - Note: You need to raise a Meraki support case via Help -> Cases -> New Case ask they, "Please can you enable domain based walled garden support".

  • Walled garden ranges - Copy and paste the list below
     
*.*insert access_domain here*
*.meraki.com
*.venuewifi.com
*.openweathermap.org
*.cloudfront.net
*.stripe.com

If you wish to support social network logins, you also need to add the domains below for each network you plan to support


Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Instagram

*.facebook.com
*.fbcdn.net
*.akamaihd.net
connect.facebook.net

*.twitter.com
*.twimg.com

*.linkedin.com
*.licdn.net
*.licdn.com

*.instagram.com


Note 
: The Meraki MX/Z1 does not support the Client IP assignment or DNS settings, so please skip this step.

  • Client IP assignment NAT mode: Meraki DHCP
  • Content filtering: Custom DNS:
  • DNS Servers:

    8.8.8.8
    8.8.4.4

    Click on "Save Changes"

Click on "Splash page" on the left and configure with the below settings:

 

  • Custom splash URL: *insert access_url here*
  • Where should users go after the splash page?:
    A Different URL: *insert redirect_url here*

    Click Save

 

     

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