Documentation Digest: August 5th - August 25th

Meraki Employee
Meraki Employee

Documentation Digest: August 5th - August 25th




Hi Community,


Below are the most important changes to our documentation between August 5th and August 25th:


Meraki Subscription License Out of Compliance

Change: New article.


Cisco+ Secure Connect - Account Setup Troubleshooting

Change: Added troubleshooting for following errors: "Network Tunnels, Remote Access, Users, Applications, Browser Access", "Policies, Policy Overview" and "Remote Access, Users, Browser Access".


BETA: Meraki MX ThousandEyes Configuration Guide

Change: Updated firmware recommendation.


Client VPN OS Configuration

Change: Added statement to run ncpa.cpl directly from Search or Command prompt to quickly access VPN adapters for Windows.


MS Firmware Upgrades

Change: Added note on how to get redirected to the Staged Upgrade wizard manually by going to Organization > Monitor > Firmware upgrade > Scheduled changes.


Configuring WPA2-Enterprise with Meraki Authentication

Change: Added note that WPA2-Enterprise with Meraki authentication is not supported for wireless MX or Z-series models when in a combined network. In order to use this feature you will need to split the wireless MX or Z-series device into a standalone network.


Frequently Asked Questions for Cisco Meraki Access Point Antennas

Change: Added question "Is there a quick reference sheet comparing these outdoor antennas?".


Meraki Vision Changelog

Change: Added release notes for up to v1.11.0.


Event Search on Vision Portal (BETA)

Change: Updated sections "Select Cameras" and "FAQs"; added section "Navigating Away from Event Search".


MT Psychrometric Chart

Change: Renamed from "MT Psychrometric Readings Chart"" to "MT Psychrometric Chart".


Systems Manager Agent Release Notes

Change: Updated Bug Fix list for version 3.7.2.


Uninstalling Systems Manager and Removing Managed Devices

Change: Added section "Migrating to a different MDM solution or Apple Profile enrollment".


Troubleshooting Security Policies in Systems Manager

Change: Added command for macOS "Auto login" setting.


Mapping Layer 7 Firewall Rules to NBAR IDs

Change: Updated NBAR ID for "File Transfer [Default Data]" within File Sharing.


Layer 3 and 7 Firewall Processing Order

Change: Added note that on MR, default L3 rules do not act as a bypass for L7 rules. Only allow custom rules will bypass L7 rules.


Alerts and Notifications

Change: Added note that the Switching > Monitor > DHCP servers & ARP page displays information about any DHCP servers seen by Meraki switches on the LAN. From this page, administrators can also configure email alerts.


Meraki Event Log

Change: Updated event types for all product families.


Product Firmware Version Restrictions

Change: Added MV including a note about one-way firmware upgrades; added note about maximum firmware for Z1s, MX60/Ws, MX80s and MX90s; added note that Z3 once updated to MX 14.31 or 15.8 and beyond will not be able to run any older firmware than MX 14.31 or 15.8.


MR - Wireless LAN

Change: Added references to free online training courses on the Meraki Learning Hub.


Cisco Single Sign-On Integration (Platform Suite)

Change: New article.


Air Quality Metrics Explained

Change: New article.


Meraki Subscription Licensing Overview

Meraki Subscription Licensing - Subcription Claim

Meraki Subscription Licensing - Network Binding

Meraki MG Subscription Licensing

Meraki MX Subscription Licensing

Meraki Z Subscription Licensing

Meraki MS Subscription Licensing

Meraki MR Subscription Licensing

Meraki MV Subscription Licensing

Meraki MT Subscription Licensing

Meraki SM Subscription Licensing

Change: New articles.


Cisco+ Secure Connect - Remote Access

Change: Added section "Flexible Location Deployment (optional)" and updated section "Add Regions".


vMX Setup Guide for Microsoft Azure

Change: Added troubleshooting section "(Re)deployment failure".


vMX Comparison Datasheet

Change: Added more specific "Recommended firmware" versions for all cloud providers / platforms.


vMX NAT Mode Use Cases and FAQ

Change: Added note about vMX acting as stateful firewall when in NAT mode, including tunnel and NATting behavior. Added two FAQs: "How to setup routing for NAT mode vMX on the cloud?" and "What does the traffic flow look like?".


Configuring Site to Site VPN tunnels to Azure VPN Gateway

Change: Added note that the Azure peer can be configured to use either route-based or policy-based routing.


MX75 Hardware Installation Guide

Change: Updated LED description for LAN ports.


MX Routing Behavior

Change: Added note that the route tracking mechanism only has local significance.


Client VPN Overview

Change: Added descriptions for "Hostname", "RADIUS timeout" and "Retry Count".


Configuring Active Directory with MX Security Appliances

Change: Added note that a Routed mode configuration will not support Active Directory-based group policies when Active Directory Domain Controllers are located directly on the MPLS network itself.


Meraki Display Introduction

Change: Added note that Video Wall Rotation is coming soon.


MV93 Installation Guide

Change: Added sections "Placement Guidelines", "Initial Considerations", "General Guidelines" and "Coverage Guidelines" as well as updated the FAQ with "What happens if I place the camera on a surface higher than the recommended 10-14 ft?" and "Can I replace all my cameras with a single MV93?".


Meraki End-of-Life (EOL) Products and Dates

Change: Added Z3C, MR70 and multiple MR-MNT-MR.


Configuring SAML SSO with Azure AD

Change: Added note that the X.509 cert SHA1 fingerprint for an organization can be updated via the Update Organization Saml Idp API call. 


Cisco Meraki Hosted Splash Page Variables



Managing Dashboard Administrators and Permissions

Change: Added section "Mobile App Administrator Management".


Dashboard Alerts - Configuration Issues

Change: Added "Troubleshooting Steps" for Port(s) VLAN mismatch.


Getting Started with Meraki

Getting Started Checklist

Using the Organization Inventory

MX Quick Start

Z3/Z4 Quick Start

MS Quick Start

Wireless Access Points Quick Start

MV Quick Start

Change: Added statement and / or instructions on how to scan and onboard your devices with the Meraki mobile app.


Cloud Monitoring for Catalyst Eligibility and Requirements for Onboarding

Cloud Monitoring Overview and FAQ

Cloud Monitoring for Catalyst Onboarding

Change: Added support for IOS-XE 17.9.4.


Cisco+ Secure Connect - Meraki Cloud Authentication

Change: Added note that deleting a user will not disconnect any existing sessions. Session will expire after 24 hours of inactivity.


BETA: Meraki and ThousandEyes Integration Troubleshooting

Change: Added troubleshooting section "Issue:  "Hmm. Dud link." message during account linkage".


MG41 Installation Guide

MG51/MG51E Installation Guide

Change: Added SIM size - nano (4FF).


Meraki Auto VPN - Configuration and Troubleshooting

Change: Added note that MXs in warm spare with Virtual IP address (VIP) will use VIP to communicate with the VPN registry.


Threat Protection

Change: Added behavior of traffic being inspected and not inspected by IDS/IPS for different traffic flows.


Client VPN Overview

Change: Added note that Client VPN traffic can be routed through Site-to-Site VPN (both AutoVPN and Non-Meraki VPN).


AnyConnect on the MX Appliance

Change: Added IPv6 Prefix (MX 18.104+).


AnyConnect Licensing on the MX Appliance

Change: Added note that a valid AnyConnect license is required to receive support from Cisco TAC regarding AnyConnect software.


vMX Comparison Datasheet

Change: Added image size for the vMX-L instance in Azure.


SoluM Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) Integration with MRs

Change: Added note to ensure that "Clients wired directly to Meraki APs" is not set to "Have no access" under Network-wide > General > Device configuration.


Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)

Change: Added multiple sections "DFS Events alerts by Access Points", "Verifying DFS Events", "A high number of events", "Manually assign non-DFS channels to APs" and "RF Profile DFS channel exclusion".


MV Mounting Options and Guidelines

Change: Added statement on wall mounting and orientation for fisheye cameras.


Exports Page and Combining Exports

Change: Added note about minimum and maximum video export ranges, as well as the expected behavior for export download links.


MT Psychrometric Readings Chart

Change: Renamed from "MT Energy Savings Chart" to "MT Psychrometric Readings Chart".


Installing Custom Apps on Windows and Mac Devices

Change: Added warning that the application name must exactly match the application name that is detected by the end device.


Apple Automated Device Enrollment (ADE)

Change: Added description for "Use network's user authentication: Meraki Authentication".


Client Details Page Overview

Change: Added section "IPv6 Address log".


Cloud Data Retention Policies

Change: Edited the retention times for MT > Environmental Telemetry > Temperature, Humidity, Door, Water Detection to 1 year and Organization-wide Logs > Location Analytics > Heatmap (24 Hours, 1 Hour) to 1 month.


Behavior during Connection Loss to Cisco Meraki Cloud

Change: Added note for "Wi-Fi 6/6E APs running firmware version 28.1+".

Kind of a big deal
Kind of a big deal

I don't know how you do so many documentation updates in a month.  Well done.  Great effort.

Meraki Employee
Meraki Employee

Oh, I'm just the face of the announcement. All the real work is done by a group people much smarter than I am. 😎

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