Ruckus (SmartZone managed)

IMPORTANT: Please ensure you are running SmartZone v3.0 or above in order to continue.


Start by logging into your Ruckus SmartZone web interface.

Step 1 - AAA servers

Click Configuration at the top and then AAA Servers > Proxy AAA Servers on the left. Click Create New and configure with:

Name
Guest WiFi
Type
RADIUS
Backup RADIUS support
Enabled
Primary Server IP Address
*insert radius_server_ip here*
Port
1812
Shared Secret
*insert radius_secret here*
Confirm Secret
as above
Secondary Server IP Address
*insert radius_server2_ip here*
Port
1812
Shared Secret
*insert radius_secret here*
Confirm Secret
as above

Click Create New to save. Next, click Create New again and configure with:

Name
Guest WiFi Acct
Type
RADIUS Accounting
Backup RADIUS support
Enabled
Primary Server IP Address
*insert radius_server_ip here*
Port
1813
Shared Secret
*insert radius_secret here*
Confirm Secret
as above
Secondary Server IP Address
*insert radius_server2_ip here*
Port
1813
Shared Secret
*insert radius_secret here*
Confirm Secret
as above

Click Create New to save.

Step 2 - Hotspot

Click Hotspot (WISPr) on the left and then Create New. Configure with:

Portal Name
Guest Wi-Fi
Smart Client Support
None
Type
Registered Users
Login URL
External
Redirected MAC Format
AA-BB-CC-DD-EE-FF
Redirect unauthenticated users to the URL
*insert access_url here*
Start Page - Redirect to the following URL
*insert redirect_url here*
Walled Garden

Add the following domains one by one:

*.*insert access_domain here*

*.cloudfront.net

*.venuewifi.com

*.openweathermap.org

*.stripe.com

Note: If you wish to support social network logins, you also need to add the URL entries below for each network you plan to support:

Facebook:

*.facebook.com

*.fbcdn.net

*.akamaihd.net

connect.facebook.net


Twitter:

*.twitter.com

*.twimg.com


LinkedIn:

*.linkedin.com

*.licdn.net

*.licdn.com


Instagram:

*.instagram.com


Click Apply to save.

Step 3 - WLAN

Click WLAN on the left then Create New. Configure with:

Name
Guest Wi-Fi
SSID
Guest Wi-Fi (or whatever you wish)
Type
Hotspot (WISPr)
Authentication Method
Open
Encryption Method
Open
Hotspot Service
Guest Wi-Fi
Authentication Service
Use Controller as Proxy - Guest WiFi
Accounting Service
Use Controller as Proxy - Guest WiFi Acct
NAS ID
AP MAC
Called STA ID
AP MAC

Click Create New / Apply to save.

Step 4 - Northbound API

Click Northbound Portal Interface on the left and configure as follows:

User Name (if required)
api
Password
enter any password you choose

To complete the set up you will need to log in to your portal, and under Management > Venues > Edit Venue > Options you will need to enter your SmartZone Public IP and the Northbound Password you chose above. This allows our system to talk to the SmartZone for authenticating users etc.

IMPORTANT: In order for our system to authenticate users, you are required to set up a Port Forward on your firewall/router to allow traffic inbound.

Please create a new port forward with the following:

Local/Internal IP
Your Ruckus internal LAN IP (192.168.0.1 etc)
Protocol
TCP
Destination Port
9080


The configuration is now complete.


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