Does anyone have suggestions regarding AP traffic shaping? I am interested in making sure that streaming type traffic such as VoIP, video conferencing, real-time collaborative work such as Google Docs or Office 365 work smoothly. I'm looking at per client and per SSID bandwidth limits and didn't know what are some good settings might be.
Take a look at this article on traffic shaping for SSID's. - https://documentation.meraki.com/MR/Firewall_and_Traffic_Shaping/Traffic_and_Bandwidth_Shaping.
In regards to recommendations for settings there's not really any specific defacto standard and would more or less be configured as per your business/traffic requirements. My recommendation obviously would be to Prioritise business critical applications (Office 365, Google Docs, Any VoIP traffic.)
Let me know how you get on/if you have any questions.
Yep, I get what you are saying. Here's my scenario. The location is a large co-working environment 15K sq ft and are running a member SSID and a guest SSID and a third meeting SSID. Was thinking it would be good to set up something so that a few users would not consume the majority of the bandwidth or that a SSID would not consume all of the bandwidth, thereby protecting the other SSIDs.
In that case perhaps trying enabling per user bandwidth limits so no one person can consume all the bandwidth.
I would suggest restricting each user between 10 and 25% of the total available bandwidth. Depending on the circuit speeds.
Following that keep an eye on users and adjust as necessary.
Here is a sample SSID Firewall/Traffic shaping that we utilize. We have a 150/150 and a 100/100 WAN connection to this appliance. This particular SSID is for guest access, averaging around 500-800 daily concurrent connections. Works well for us, and minimal complaints.
Sweet!!! THIS is very helpful indeed!
No problem! Don't L7 block all online backup, as the "iCloud" rule blocks WiFi iMessage.