Update to MS 15.18 now! Significant quality improvements and new features.

We’re excited to share that after a long wait, the MS 15.18 Release Candidate is now available for all switch customers via the Meraki dashboard. We have made significant quality improvements and added lots of new features in this release. It brings powerful network security and analytics capabilities, streamlined policy management, and enhanced PoE features. Let’s get into the specifics: 


New features

Named VLAN profiles (private preview testing)

Dynamic config of Voice VLANand port isolation 

FIPS Phase 1 - Next Generation Device to Cloud Connectivity


New for the MS390

We highly recommend that MS390 users upgrade to this version as soon as possible. 

802.3bt UPoE support 

Netflow export w/SGT, AVC, ETA

Critical / Failed Authentication

Stack-Power  status and official support

Meraki Authentication

Multi-Auth Access Policy w/ Voice VLAN Bypass


Group Policy ACLs

MAC Flap

Unidirectional Link Detection (UDLD) 

Alternate Management Interface

IPv6 - management


How to upgrade


Head on over to the firmware management page to schedule your upgrades now.  Check out the article in Documentation for step-by-step instructions. 


Don’t forget to use our new staged upgrades and firmware upgrade status features to help you save time and effort. You can schedule, stage, or sequence update groups ahead of time and reuse these groups. 


Happy holidays! 

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