WatchGuard Configuration Guide

You can confirm your environment under Operator Customizations.

Before configuring your device, please be sure that you have added the Gateway to the Smart WiFi Platform and associated it with a Hotspot.
ADD GATEWAY
ADD HOSPOT

The following instructions outline how to setup a WatchGuard network for the Marketing4WiFi Platform.  This guide covers details such as configuring RADIUS, walled garden entries, and captive portals.  This guide assumes that your WatchGuard access points are already operational on a live network. Please make sure any firewall rules, web content filters, and other security measures have been configured to interface with the platform per the hardware manufacturers specifications.

  1. Log into your WatchGuard Cloud dashboard and open the Manage panel.
  2. Click Configuration > Device Configuration > RADIUS Profiles
    1. Click Add RADIUS Profile and configure with the settings below.
      • Profile Name: SmartWiFi1
      • IP Address:
        US-A Radius 1 IP

        52.23.46.139

        US-B Radius 1 IP

        3.132.31.3

      • Authentication Port: 1812
      • Accounting Port: 1813
      • Shared Secret: Available in the Edit Hotspot page in the Marketing4WiFi dashboard, called RADIUS Secret in the dashboard.
    2. Click Add RADIUS Profile and configure with the settings below.
      • Profile Name: SmartWiFi2
      • IP Address:
        US-A Radius 2 IP

        52.207.192.243

        US-B Radius 2 IP

        3.18.137.68

      • Authentication Port: 1812
      • Accounting Port: 1813
      • Shared Secret: Available in the Edit Hotspot page in the Marketing4WiFi dashboard, called RADIUS Secret in the dashboard.
  3. Click Configuration> Device Configuration> SSID Profiles. Click Add New Wi-Fi Profile and configure to the settings below.
      1. WLAN Main:
        • Profile Name: Smart WiFi
        • SSID: Guest WiFi(Or whatever you wish)
        • Broadcast SSID: Checked
      2. Security Tab:
        • Security Mode: Open
        • Client Isolation: Checked
      3. Captive Portal:
        • Enable Captive Portal: Checked
        • External Splash Page with RADIUS Authentication: Checked
        • Splash Page URL:
          US-A Splash URL

          https://splash.4wifi.net/hotspotlogin.php

          If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php

          US-B Splash URL

          https://splash.4wifi-e2.net/hotspotlogin.php

          If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php

        • Shared Secret: hotspot
        • Click RADIUS Settings and configure to the settings below
          1. NAS ID: Available in the Edit Hotspot page in the Marketing4WiFi dashboard, called SWS/Hotspot/NAS-ID.
          2. Primary Authentication Server: SmartWiFi1
          3. Secondary Authentication Server: SmartWiFi2
          4. Interval: 3 minutes
          5. Primary Accounting Server: SmartWiFi1
          6. Secondary Accounting Server: SmartWiFi2
          7. Click Save.
        • Walled Garden Sites: Please add all the Default walled garden entries.

          If you’re a white label client and you have your own splash domain, be sure to include it in the walled garden.

        • Redirect URL:
          US-A Redirect URL

          https://splash.4wifi.net/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

          If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

          US-B Redirect URL

          https://splash.4wifi-e2.net/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

          If you have your own branded splash hostname you would use https://splash.yourdomain.com/hotspotlogin.php?res=success

        • Service Identifier: Available in the Edit Hotspot page in the Marketing4WiFi dashboard, called SWS/Hotspot/NAS-ID.
        • Click Save.
  4. Click Configuration> Device Configuration> Device Templates. Edit your template and under the Radio Section add the Guest WiFi SSID you created to all radios.

Disclaimer on hardware configuration guides in the KB:

This equipment has been integrated and tested in our labs with the Marketing4WiFi using the firmware version below.

Build 8.8.1-101

LIMITED HARDWARE SUPPORT: Hardware manufacturers frequently make changes to firmware, controllers and GUI’s. The information below may be out of date or images may be different and is to be used as a general reference guide. We do offer additional limited support to help with trouble-shooting and we highly recommend that you have a hardware support agreement and/or access to a hardware support engineering representative from the manufacturer.

Updated on February 10, 2021

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