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Get a free Meraki Access Point

After assist Webinar Cloud Managed WiFi: Next Step in Wireless and provide feedback i was entitled to get a free Meraki Access Point (MR18). Consult here all next live webinars

After 3 days wating my Meraki MR18 arrived….

Meraki will broadcast by default a SSID with your company name

After you connect your AP to the network it will use a Default SSID to connect to the Meraki controller in the cloud









Even if you try to connect to this default SSID you get….


Next use the Meraki Dashboard to control your Wifi network

To review your networks use Creating and deleting dashboard networks, was not to intuitive to get there…..

Once the AP connect to Meraki Controller we are set to go







By default the Network Access is




By default the AP use NAT mode, for my case i´m using bridge mode



A report after a few minutes surfing…








included 3 years of support for this AP



Ideal use cases

  • General use wireless LANs
  • Mobility-intensive organizations

Hardware features

  • 3 radios: 2.4 and 5 GHz, dual-band WIDS/WIPS
  • 2-stream 802.11n, up to 600 Mbps
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • 802.3af PoE compatible, AC adapter available

Cloud management

  • Network-wide visibility and control
  • Self-provisioning for rapid deployment
  • Automatic reporting
  • Seamless firmware updates

Enterprise security

  • 802.1X and native Active Directory integration
  • Air Marshal: real-time WIPS with forensics
  • Stateful Layer 3-7 firewall
  • Identity-based group policies
  • Built-in antivirus scan (NAC)

Guest access

  • 1-click secure guest access
  • Guest isolation firewall
  • Customizable splash pages
RF optimization
  • Dual-concurrent, 2-stream MIMO radios
  • Third radio dedicated to security and RF management
  • Built-in real-time RF spectrum view
  • Cloud-based automatic RF optimization
Layer 7 traffic shaping
  • Classifies hundreds of applications
  • Create per-application bandwidth limits
  • Prioritize productivity apps
  • Restrict recreational traffic
  • Self-configuring, self-optimizing mesh
  • High performance multi-radio routing protocols
  • Extends coverage to hard-to-wire areas
  • Self-heals after cable or switch failures
Device management
  • Create device-specific firewall rules
  • Deploy applications and updates
  • Troubleshoot issues with built-in RDP


MR18 Installation Guide

Meraki Documentation

Meraki Wireless LAN

Update Cursos CCNA Wireless e CCNP Wireless v2.0

A Cisco efectuou um refresh aos Cursos de Wireless CCNA e CCNP (v2.0), foram adicionados mais materiais relevantes como novo software dos AP e WLC . Foram ainda enriquecidos com temas multimédia como o Video over WLAN e Voice over WLAN. Os exames sofreram uma reestruturação devido a este update, os novos exames já se encontram dísponiveis na Pearson VUE.

CCNA Wireless
Current Exam #
Last Day to Test
New Exam #
New Exam Available at Pearson VUE
640-721 IUWNE May 11, 2012 640-722 IUWNE January 24, 2012
CCNP Wireless
Current Exam #
Last Day to Test
New Exam #
New Exam Available at Pearson VUE
642-731 CUWSS May 11, 2012 642-732 CUWSS January 24, 2012
642-736 IAUWS May 11, 2012 642-737 IAUWS January 30, 2012
642-741 IUWVN May 11, 2012 642-742 IUWVN January 24, 2012
642-746 IUWMS May 11, 2012 642-747 IUWMS February 10, 2012