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Cisco+ Secure Connect - Meraki Cloud Authentication


Cisco+ Secure Connect delivers a turn-key solution that will be bundled with SAML IdP as part of the package. It will enable easy and seamless onboarding of existing Meraki customers using Meraki Cloud Authentication as they migrate to Cisco+ Secure Connect solution.

For more information on the VPN authentication method mentioned above, please refer to this link.

Use Case

  • Customers who don't have an IdP to authenticate users in Cisco+ Secure Connect can leverage Meraki Cloud Authentication as the cloud based IdP.

  • Existing Meraki Cloud Auth customers can continue using Meraki Cloud Authentication with the Cisco+ Secure Connect turn-key offer.


  • API keys should be in place.


1. Go to Secure Connect -> CONNECTIONS -> Users, select your identity provider, click Start under "I don't have an Identity Provider".

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2. Then it will direct you to the SCIM Token page, click "Go to Umbrella and generate a SCIM Token" for the next step.

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3. After step 2, you will be landing in Umbrella API Keys page under Admin -> API Keys.

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4. Choose Static Keys and expand Other SCIM IdP, then click Generate Token.

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5. Copy the SCIM token and swivel back to Secure Connect SCIM token page.

Notice: Don't forget to save your SCIM token since the token will only shown once.

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6. Paste the SCIM token and click Next.

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7. Now you are able to add some users in Users page, click + Add User.

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8. Provide a Name and an Email.  Enable Remote Access "ON" will show if you have Remote Access enabled, otherwise will be grayed out. Click Save to move forward.

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9. The user shown in the Users page accordingly.

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10. Go to the User's inbox for remote access login information. There is a password and a FQDN for remote worker to login through Secure Client. 

For more details on Remote Access use case and deployment guide, please click here.

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11. If you want to edit a user, click three dots to expand options and choose Edit. (optional)

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11. From Edit User page, you can toggle Enable Remote Access ON and OFF based on your own design. (optional)

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12. If you want to delete a user, click three dots to expand options and choose Delete. (optional)13.Delete User - 1.png

13. Confirm the user is the one that you want to delete, check the box of "Yes, delete user" and click Delete. (optional)

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Deleting User will not disconnect any existing sessions. Session will expire after 24 hours if inactive.


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