Home > Wireless LAN > Monitoring and Reporting > Determining channel and radio usage on your Cisco Meraki access point

Determining channel and radio usage on your Cisco Meraki access point

Table of contents
No headers


The radio connection status can be determined by logging onto the Cisco Meraki Dashboard and examining the details for the access point in question.

In addition to the Dashboard, each access point hosts its own webpage that can be utilized for monitoring and basic troubleshooting. This local status page is accessible by going to http://my.meraki.com while wirelessly connected to the desired access point. The page lists the current status of the AP, a list of neighbors and channels each are on and it also provides the ability to change the AP's IP address.

1. Dashboard method

a) Log into Dashboard and go to Monitor > Access Points.

b) Click the access point to view its details.

c) On the access point details page for "Channels", note the channel. If the access point is dual-band you will see a channel listed for each radio For example, "Channels: 1 , 149  means radio 1 is using channel 1 and radio 2 is using channel 149.

2. My.Meraki.com method

a) While associated to the desired access point, open your web browser and go to http://my.meraki.com.

b) Click the link "Mesh neighbors".

c) On the mesh neighbors page under "Neighboring Meraki Access Points" you will see the node name, the corresponding channel they are using and other helpful metrics. 

These steps can be helpful when mounting new directional antennas in outdoor installations. 

Last modified



This page has no classifications.

Explore the Product

Click to Learn More

Article ID

ID: 2215

Explore Meraki

You can find out more about Cisco Meraki on our main site, including information on products, contacting sales and finding a vendor.

Explore Meraki

Contact Support

Most questions can be answered by reviewing our documentation, but if you need more help, Cisco Meraki Support is ready to work with you.

Open a Case

Ask the Community

In the Meraki Community, you can keep track of the latest announcements, find answers provided by fellow Meraki users and ask questions of your own.

Visit the Community