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Euclid Starter Meraki Activation Guide

 Euclid Connect Meraki Configuration: Step by Step
Version 1.2, January 2018

 

Assumptions

  • You have submitted a Product Activation request, and Euclid Support has supplied the Post URL, Secret Key, and captive portal URLs.
  • IT has Admin privilege access to client’s Meraki Dashboard
  • Meraki Dashboard Walled Garden whitelist has been enabled to support domain names as well as IP addresses. (contact Meraki support directly to enable)
  • After you have correctly added the web server’s IP to the walled garden, the user will be viewing the splash page (note that if you wish to whitelist by domain name instead of a list of IPs, you can contact Meraki Support to enable this feature).

 

Video Guide

Data Feed Activation

  1. Login to the Meraki Dashboard at https://account.meraki.com
  2. Enable Presence Analytics.
    1. Depending on your version of the Meraki dashboard, Presence may be accessed by 1) clicking on the left sidebar and selecting Configure, Network-Wide Settings, or 2) scrolling under Network-Wide, General.
    2. Scroll down to "Location and Scanning" and select ‘Analytics enabled’ and ‘Scanning API enabled.’
  3. Input the "Secret" text string and the "Post URL" provided by Euclid Support in the Meraki dashboard on the Network-Wide Settings page under Presence. Click "Validate" - you should see a "Validated" message in green.

  

 

Captive Portal Activation

  1. Select Network
    • Login to the Meraki Dashboard at https://account.meraki.com
    • Select the appropriate Network from the Network dropdown in the upper left hand corner. (Figure 1, See Appendix: Meraki Dashboard Screenshots)

Figure 1

 

2. Navigate to Wireless > Configure > SSIDs

  • Configure the appropriate SSID by selecting Wireless > Configure > SSIDs (Figure 2)

Figure 2

  • Select Show all my SSIDs to create a new SSID labelled ‘Guest’ (Figure 3).
    • Best practice suggests using this ‘Guest’ SSID as the primary customer-facing SSID to maximize Euclid Network detection. However, you may activate Euclid Starter on an existing customer-facing SSID (by repeating steps 2-4) as well as on the ‘Guest’ SSID.

Figure 3

  • Enable your SSID by selecting the Enabled dropdown and selecting enable

3. Navigate to the following: Wireless > Configure > Access Control configuration

  • Select the desired SSID using the SSID drop down (Figure 4)

 

Figure 4

 For Association requirements, select Open (Figure 5)

Figure 5

 

 For Splash page, select Click-through (Figure 6)

 

Figure 6

 

  • For Network access control and Assign group policies by device type, leave them Disabled
  • For Captive portal strength select Block all access until sign-on is complete
  • For Walled garden, select Walled garden is enabled
  • For Walled garden ranges
    • For the Splash page to successfully access the required internet-based services during the user authentication phase, it is necessary to provide the hostnames or IP addresses of the internet-based services.
    • In the Walled garden ranges textarea, add one hostname or IP address per line
    • For all Splash pages, add following urls are required
      • Please Note: ‘<customer-name>`’ is replaced with your custom domain, provided in the activation email from Euclid Support.

<customer-name>.connectportal.io

*.googletagmanager.com

*.google-analytics.com

*.doubleclick.net

java.com

*.facebook.net

facebook.com

*.mixpanel.com

mixpanel.com

mxpnl.com

cdn.mxpnl.com

bam.nr-data.net

js-agent.newrelic.com

euclidanalytics.com

geteuclid.com

aboutads.info

youradhoices.com

digitaladvertisingalliance.org

optout.aboutads.info

smart-places.org

  • NOTE: If hostnames support is not enabled, please contact Meraki support to have this flag turned on. 

 

  • For Controller disconnection behavior, select Default for your settings: Open (Figure 7)

Figure 7

 

  • For the Addressing and traffic and Wireless options sections, you may leave the defaults or your existing configuration (Figures 8 and 9)

Figure 8

 

Figure 9

 

  • NOTE: Be sure to select the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page

 

  1. Navigate to the following: Wireless > Configure > Splash page
  • Select the desired SSID using the SSID drop down (Figure 10)

Figure 10 

  • Select the Custom splash URL radio button described as
    Or provide a URL where users will be redirected: and enter
    https://<customer-name>.connectportal.io/splash
    where the ‘<customer-name>`’ is replaced with your custom domain, provided in the activation email from Euclid Support. (Figure 11)

 

Figure 11

  • For Splash behavior, select the radio button described as
    A different URL: and enter
    https://<customer-name>.euclidelements.com/welcome
    where the ‘<customer-name>`’ is replaced with your custom domain, provided in the activation email from Euclid Support. (Figure 12)

 

Figure 12

 

  • NOTE: Be sure to select the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page

 

 

 

 

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