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Z3C Support Dual WAN Link and SD-WAN?

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Z3C Support Dual WAN Link and SD-WAN?

Does anyone know that Z3C supports Dual WAN Link (one is Wired WAN port, another one is LTE SIM)?

Can both WAN Link be active?

 

Also, does Z3C support SD-WAN?

If yes, any difference between Z series and MX series?

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Re: Z3C Support Dual WAN Link and SD-WAN?

One will say active and one will say ready

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Is this SD-WAN over LTE? Can LTE be used as the primary uplink?

No. LTE link can be used as failover or single-uplink only.

 

Source:

https://documentation.meraki.com/MX/MX_Overviews_and_Specifications/Z3_and_Z3C_Overview_and_Specific...

 

The Z3(C) is built for home office users that need to AutoVPN into the office or very small offices. It is therefore recommended to have no more than 5 LAN clients connected to it.  Have a look at this table:

 

 Z3(C)MX64
Recommended Maximum LAN ClientsUp to 5Up to 50
Max Stateful Firewall Throughput100 Mbps250Mbps
Max VPN Throughput50 Mbps100Mbps

 

MX's can also have the Advanced Security license which gives them additional next-gen firewall features (IDS/IPS, Malware Protection, geobased firewalling, content filtering). More info about that here: https://documentation.meraki.com/MX/Other_Topics/MX_Security_Appliance_FAQ#Advanced_Security

 

MX's can also have 2 WAN links, even the MX64, being the smallest model can use one of its LAN links as secondary WAN. You can then do SD-WAN with them.

The built-in cellular in MX can never be used for load balancing. For that use case, the MG21 gateways can be connected to physical WAN links of MX.

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Re: Z3C Support Dual WAN Link and SD-WAN?

Thank you for your information.

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