Ruckus (SmartZone managed)

IMPORTANT: Please ensure you are on version 3.0 or above in order to continue.


Open a web browser and log in to your Ruckus SmartZone Interface. Click on "Configuration on the top menu and then "AAA Servers > Proxy AAA" on the left.


Click on "Create New". Configure with the below settings:

  • Name: Guest WiFi
  • Type: RADIUS
  • Backup RADIUS support: Ticked

  • 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


Press Create New to save

 

Click "Create New" again and configure with the below settings:

  • Name: Guest WiFi Acct
  • Type: RADIUS Accounting
  • Backup RADIUS Support: Ticked

  • 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

Press Create New to save


Next, click on "Hotspot (WISPr)" and then "Create New". Configure with the following:

  • Portal Name: Guest WiFi
  • Smart Client Support: None
  • Type: Registered Users
  • Logon URL: External
  • Redirected MAC Format: AA-BB-CC-DD-EE-FF
  • Redirect unauthenticated users to the URL for authentication: *insert access_url here*
  • Start Page -Redirect to the following URL: *insert redirect_url here*
Under "Walled Garden" and add the following domains one by one:


*.*insert access_domain here*

*.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


Press "Apply" to Save

Click on "WLAN" on the left menu and then "Create New".


Configure with the below settings:

  • Name: Guest Wi-Fi
  • SSID: Whatever you want to broadcast as your wireless network name (SSID)
  • 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

Under "RADIUS Options" set:

  • NAS ID: AP MAC
  • Called STA ID: AP MAC

Click on "Create New / Apply" to save


Next, click on Configuration and on the left select "Northbound Portal Interface". 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 controller internal LAN IP (192.168.0.1 etc)
  • Protocol: TCP
  • Destination Port: 9080






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