Internet Access

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  • Meraki Information

    Advanced Meraki Integration will help you manage your wireless network for members and guests with advanced Proximity Platform integrations. Create special policies by Membership Type, automatically create wireless networks for conference room reservations, and track member usage of your space. Meraki makes network management easy by being completely cloud-based and accessible from anywhere. From the dashboard, navigate to Order. When you’re redirected, click on Wifi Hardware  to purchase: Meraki Access Points. Meraki Cloud Controller License…

  • Captive Portal

    New members and reinstated members will pass through your Captive Portal to gain network access if your space has Meraki Wifi integration. A Captive Portal will automatically give your members internet access at the correct membership level with their Proximity credentials. Any active member who is logged into your space has already passed through your Captive Portal and will be able to connect without passing through your Captive Portal again (unless their membership expires or…

  • Meraki Guidelines

    One MR-42 per 2,000 square feet or 40-60 wireless clients At least 1 access point per floor regardless of square footage or amount of wireless clients These are only guidelines. Things like walls, type of walls, bricks, lead paint, other wifi networks can affect signal strength. From the dashboard, navigate to Order . You’ll be directed to our online marketplace. Other things to consider that might affect signal strength: Your space construction set up, how…

  • Configure Radius Integration (Meraki Access Points)

    Determine public IP address. This can be found by visiting https://whatsmyip.org Create an SSID named Proximity Network Choose WPA2-Enterprise with my RADIUS server Choose "Add a server" Enter 13.58.173.249 for the Host Enter 1812 for the Port Enter the Secret set for this space (contact support through the website to request your secret) Choose "RADIUS accounting is enabled" Choose "Add a server" Enter 13.58.173.249 for the Host Enter 1813 for the Port Enter the Secret…

  • Internet Access Integrations with the Proximity Platform

    Proximity offers two types of integrations for granting and restricting internet access to your members and their devices. Both integrations offer similar features but handled in slightly different ways. While the integrations are simple and easy to configure we require you have an IT professional that understands network infrastructure and can help you to configure the network in your space. Direct integration with Cisco Meraki Access Points Proximity is able to directly integrate with Meraki…

  • Differences Between Meraki & Radius Integration

    Meraki: Uses captive portal Ability to publicly post password to network allowing users to access network, but not internet. User gets splash page or captive portal on device, which prompts them to register for new membership or log in to existing one at coworking space. Proximity system checks to see if membership registered for grants internet access or not. If it does it leverages Meraki's API to provision device for life of user's membership. User…