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Adding a Cisco Meraki AP as a Radius client on Cisco ACS

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When using 802.1x authentication on a Cisco Meraki SSID, it is required to add the AP as a radius client.

The following steps will outline the process to add the Cisco Meraki AP as a Radius client on a Cisco ACS server:

Setting up the AP on the Cisco Secure ACS

Complete these steps:

  1. On the Cisco Secure ACS server, click Network Configuration.
  2. Click Add Entry in order to add an AAA client.
  3. Fill in these boxes:
    • AAA Client IP Address— (IP of your AP)
    • Key—Make up a key, and make sure this matches on the AP shared secret.
    • Authenticate Using—RADIUS (IETF)
  4. Click Submit and Restart.

Note: None of the defaults on the AAA client setup were changed.




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